Getting to the island, C. Boleyn

Getting to the island. Photo by C. Boleyn

Snowy break in summer 2014. Photo by A.Ballance

Snowy break in summer 2014. Photo by A.Ballance

Up and coming events…

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Other predator control projects and talks

Past Events


Otago Tramping and Mountaineering club  hosted:

Title: Eradicating mice from Antipodes Island 

Who: Stephen Horn (DOC Project Manager for the Antipodes Mouse eradication)

When: Thurs 5th November at 8pm

Where: OTMC club rooms; 3 Young Street, St. Kilda, Dunedin


Forest and Bird Southland Branch  hosted:

Title: Million Dollar Mouse – Antipodes and Bounties Trip (slide show)

Who: Brian Rance (Department of Conservation)

When: Tuesday 13th October 2015 at 7.30pm

Where: Federated Farmers building next to Bombay Palace- 70 Forth Street, Invercargill.


 ILT Kidzone Festival  featured:

Title: Islands From Murihiku to Antarctica

Who: DOC at the ILT Kidzone festival

When: 8 July – 13 July (10:30-3:30 daily)

Where: James Hargest College, Junior Campus, Invercargill.

Stewart Island/Rakiura Community and Environment Trust hosted:

Title: Eradicating Mice from Antipodes Island

Who: Stephen Horn (DOC Project Manager for the Antipodes Mouse eradication)

When:Thursday 2nd July 2015, 7pm-8pm

Where: Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre.


Otatara Landcare Group hosted to a full audience:

Title: Mighty Mouse Eve – Antipodes Adventures

Who: Stephen Horn (Department of Conservation) and Brian Rance

When: Monday 15th June 2015 at 7.30pm

Where: Otatara Community Church hall, Oreti Road, Otatara, Invercargill.


Otago Botanical Society  hosted a very successful evening:

Title: ‘O’ mice and’ men on remote Antipodes Island: understanding the place of mice in a Sub-Antarctic island ecosystem’

Who: Geoff Rogers, Brian Rance and Stephen Horn (to talk about mice and the project) from Department of Conservation.

When: Wednesday 13th May 2015 at 5.20pm

Where: Zoology Benham Building, 346 Great King Street, behind the Zoology car park by the Captain Cook Hotel. Use the main entrance of the Benham building to get in and go to the Benham Seminar Room, Rm.215, 2nd floor.