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RIP John Edgar

RIP John Edgar

We are very sad to tell you that John, our WRPS president of 22 years, died at Auckland Hospital on 3 April. John dedicated his life to protecting the environment and especially his beloved Waitakere Ranges with its significant heritage and ecological values. John had...

Congratulations Gary Taylor QSO

Congratulations Gary Taylor QSO

Congratulations to Gary Taylor QSO on being made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) in the Queen's Birthday honours announced today. Very well deserved for his 50 years of service to conservation and the environment. See the full Media Statement from...

Waitākere Ranges Regional Park track plan consultation

Waitākere Ranges Regional Park track plan consultation

Below is the Auckland Council Media release about the Waitakere Ranges Regional Track Plan consultation. Auckland Council has worked together with Te Kawerau ā Maki on a proposed track plan for Waitākere Ranges Regional Park. The track plan outlines which tracks are...

Tribute for Dr Trixie Harvey

Tribute for Dr Trixie Harvey

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of our dear friend Trixie Harvey, who passed away yesterday surrounded by her family. Trixie was on The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society committee from 2002 to 2015. Together with husband Bruce she edited The...