Norfolk Guardian prepares to leave for Antipodes

Loading one of the 3 helicopters. Photo by F.Cox

Loading one of the 3 helicopters. Photo by F.Cox

 

The rest of the eradication team, helicopters and all the equipment are now ready to head south, following the Evohe to Antipodes.

The Norfolk Guardian is loading today with all the supplies for five months, the helicopters, equipment, bait and the rest of the eradication team.

Bait secured in bait pods ready to load. Photo by F. Cox

Bait secured in bait pods ready to load. Photo by F. Cox

Heli ready to load onto the Norfolk Guradian. Photo by F. Cox

Heli ready to load onto the Norfolk Guradian. Photo by F. Cox

They will take 2 days to travel to Antipodes Islands.Follow there journey here

Check out the loading video…

Once on the island the team will set up the infrastructure and get completely ready for that weather opportunity to begin the bait applications to remove every mouse from the island.