RED ZONE ECOLOGY: WHAT COULD RETURN?

 
With a little help, the red zone could flourish into diverse and thriving ecosystem for us and our future generations to enjoy. Nature is already returning to our city’s red zone (find out more). Below are just some of the species that could return.
FUTURE NATIVE FLORA
What plants might you see returning to the red zone?
Totara
Totara

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Kahikatea Tree
Kahikatea Tree

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Kanuka Tree
Kanuka Tree

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Matai Tree
Matai Tree

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Miro Tree
Miro Tree

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Hoheria Tree
Hoheria Tree

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Pokaka Tree
Pokaka Tree

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Wetland species
Wetland species

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Wetland Species
Wetland Species

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

FUTURE NATIVE FAUNA
What wildlife might you see returning to the red zone?
Kaka
Kaka

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

South Island Tomtit
South Island Tomtit

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

South Island Saddleback
South Island Saddleback

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Morepork
Morepork

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Tui
Tui

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

New Zealand Robin
New Zealand Robin

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Jewelled Gecko
Jewelled Gecko

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

Red Admiral
Red Admiral

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

New Zealand Long Tailed Bat
New Zealand Long Tailed Bat

Avon-Otakaro Forest Park

NATURE WATCH IN THE RED ZONE

 
There's already a great deal of wildlife returning to our city's red zone. We've teamed up with iNaturalistNZ to capture observations. 
USE iNaturalistNZ TO HELP US DOCUMENT THE WILDLIFE IN THE RED ZONE WHILE YOU WALK AROUND
OUR WILDLIFE
What might you see out and about in the red zone?
Rimu
Rimu

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Cordyline_australis,_tī_kōuka_or_cabbage_tree
Cordyline_australis,_tī_kōuka_or_cabbage_tree

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kahikatea & Lemonwood
kahikatea & Lemonwood

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Elaeocarpus dentatus, Hinau
Elaeocarpus dentatus, Hinau

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Cabbage Tree and Rimu
Cabbage Tree and Rimu

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Kōwhai
Kōwhai

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Kauri
Kauri

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Plagianthus regius
Plagianthus regius

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Plagianthus regius
Plagianthus regius

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