World Premiere: Makarore Otanenui – A Biodiversity Challenge.

Runner Up – Best Environmental Film.

Rock wren
rock wren/ pīwauwau

New Zealand World Premiere. Introduced by director Anthony Coote.

This short documentary (12 mins) summarises the work/mahi of Aspiring Biodiversity Trust. From the main divide down to the braided rivers of the Makarore and Otanenui.

After the second intermission of Session 5, Nature and the Environment. 11.00am to 2.15pm Sunday 26 June 2022.

Hear about the key threatened species present from the main divide of the Southern Alps to the head of Lake Wanaka. Including endangered braided river birds; wrybill/ ngutuparore, black-fronted tern/ tarapirohe and black-billed gull/ tarāpuka. Blue-duck/ whio in the upper river catchments, and rock wren/ pīwauwau in the alpine environment.

Enjoy learning about the challenges involved in setting up and advancing our protection and restoration programs.

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Wanaka, Queenstown & Online: June 24 to July 2, 2022

See our new video/ world premiere ‘A Biodiversity Challenge’ at The Mountain Film Festival. Wanaka 26 June 2022     Read More »