Sequal Supports Environmental Education

Sequal is proud to support the work of The Manawahe Eco Trust.

The Manawahe Eco Trust was formed to manage the community’s interest in improving biodiversity in native forest within the Manawahe Ecological Corridor. It is a registered Charitable Trust and currently has five Trustees partnered with voluntary support from local community members.

With help from volunteers, the Manawahe Eco Trust is committed to managing and enhancing the biodiversity of the area. The Manawahe Ecological Corridor is the only forested ecological corridor that exists between the Rotorua lakes and the sea. Contained within the corridor are populations of threatened species which include the iconic species of kokako. The important landscape features within the corridor have been recognised as an outstanding regional ecological asset.

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School students are using lumber supplied by Sequal to create birdfeeders, weta houses and nesting boxes. There is a different design for different age groups ranging from Year 3 through to Year 9.

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If you have a group that is keen in be involved in conservation or want to understand more about forest ecosystems please contact Liddy Bakker, the Environmental Educator at the trust: