ACT's supporters include local landowners, iwi, councillors and conservation groups.
The Great Barrier Island Community Board has provided ACT with funding for equipment and the Awana Beach Care Group also works with ACT to protect the beach's environment.
Our first field worker, Dave Barker, encourages members of the Great Barrier Island Pig Hunters Club to train their hunting dogs in bird aversion to protect ground dwelling and nesting birds like petrels and brown teal.
Auckland University Forest Ecology staff, who are studying vegetation history on Great Barrier Island, share their information with ACT through John Ogden.
Local landowners help with bird counts and predator control by giving ACT staff access to their properties to do their field work.
Awana's sandunes were gifted to the Queen Elizabeth II Trust by Mr and Mrs Laurie Curreen and are administered by the Awana Catchment Trust.
ACT shares similar goals with other island-based environmental trusts - The Great Barrier Island Trust, The Windy Hill - Rosalie Bay Catchment Trust and the Glenfern Sanctuary.
ACT has continued to remove feral predators and monitor wildlife in
The Awana Catchment Trust relies on the goodwill and generosity of public and private donors. If you would
These days you're only likely to spot the Brown Teal in parts of Auckland
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