Ecological District Reports

This page contains the reports carried out on ecological districts around the region.

Motueka Ecological District Report

The Motueka Ecological District Report describes the results of ecological surveys undertaken in the Motueka Ecological District as part of the Native Habitats Tasman programme.

It covers the natural areas on private land where the landowner has granted consent and on Crown land outside the conservation estate. A total of 64 properties were surveyed and the owners were provided with a comprehensive ecological report. The information from these properties has been incorporated into this report. The Council is grateful for the participation of the landowners.

The report outlines the survey and assessment methods, biodiversity values, threats, management issues and priorities, and opportunities for restoration. The report was prepared by Michael North and reviewed by Mike Harding. A copy of the report can be downloaded:

Moutere Ecological District (Northern Sector) Report

The Moutere Ecological District Report (Northern Sector) describes the results of ecological surveys undertaken in the northern part of Moutere Ecological District as part of the Native Habitats Tasman programme.

It covers the natural areas on private land where the landowner has granted consent and on Crown land outside the conservation estate. A total of 211 sites were surveyed that could be classified as significant native habitats and the owners were provided with a comprehensive ecological report. Information from these sites has been incorporated into this report. The Council is grateful for the participation of these landowners.

The report outlines the survey and assessment methods, biodiversity values, threats, management issues and priorities, and opportunities for restoration. The report was prepared by Michael North and reviewed by Martin Heine. A copy of the report can be downloaded: