Tag: Streams & Rivers

Where the Wild Things Were?

Conservation and Recreation in New Zealand A recent tramping trip to Huxley near Ohau during school holidays with his children made Spiralis Director, Paul Pope think about what we value in New Zealand. In New Zealand we’re very fortunate to have  a wealth of riches  in recreational opportunities provided by our extensive national parks and…

Writing for Wetlands

Spiralis Director Paul Pope has recently published an article for New Zealand Local Government Magazine on community initiatives in wetland management. The article discusses how local government and agencies respond to those initiatives and how they can be collaborators rather than administrators who share their skills with the community to ensure a project’s success. The development of community…

Working In Your Own Backyard

One of the enjoyable things about running an environmental consultancy is being involved in the local community. These type of projects tend to be reasonably low-key and often quite small revolving around a specific problem or area. Three years ago the Portobello Bowling Club were wondering what to do with a creek that they had running through their…