With an historical New Zealand theme, a hundred elegantly attired guests raised over $85,000 towards Cooper Island Island Restoration Project at the Real Journeys ‘Birds of a Feather’ Conservation Ball on Saturday. 100% of their ticket price went towards Real Journeys’ conservation effort to remove predators on Cooper Island, Dusky Sound.
A smoker’s clay pipe discovered during Real Journeys conservation work on Cooper Island, in Dusky Sound, is believed to have belonged to legendary explorer William Docherty, who lived in Fiordland’s remote Dusky Sound from 1877 to 1894.
A new partnership between Cardrona Alpine Resort and Queenstown businessman John Darby will lead to the development of New Zealand’s largest alpine resort, incorporating Cardrona and a new Soho Basin Ski Area.
Real Journeys new Marketing Manager, Ciara Craig began her new role this week by heading straight to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Te Anau Glowworm Caves and Queenstown’s Walter Peak High Country Farm.
Birds on Cooper Island will breathe a little easier after 24 stoats and 29 rats were killed and removed from remote Dusky Sound, in the first two rounds of full coastal trap checks completed as part of the Cooper Island Restoration Project.
Real Journeys is ensuring visitors to the Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound enjoy a remarkable experience every step of the way, with the official opening of its new visitor centre in Te Anau this afternoon