Trust Wins A 2011 Green Ribbon Award
"The Pomona Island Charitable Trust is absolutely stoked to have our work restoring Pomona and Rona Islands recognised at a national
level. Last week John and I had the pleasure of receiving a Green Ribbon Award for protecting our biodiversity at an awards ceremony at parliament. The award was presented by leader of the Green Party Russel Norman and Minister for the Environment Nick Smith. We were really honoured to accept the award on behalf of the Trust and everyone in the community who has supported us over the years.

We'd like to take this opportunity to say a big thank to you all, because, without your help, restoring Pomona and Rona Islands would not have been possible."
Viv Shaw, Trust Secretary

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Latest Edition of Pomona Post - October 2014
To view the October edition of Pomona Post (size 2MB) please click here.

Annual Report
To view a copy of the Trust's Annual Report for 2013-14 please click here.

Meet the Locals
To see a four minute video on the work of the volunteers on Pomona Island filmed by TVNZ please go to:
www.doc.govt.nz/templates/summary.aspx?id=71953
scroll down the list of videos to Pomona Island, click on this link and then click on view Pomona Island video and select the viewing mode suitable for your computer.

Past Newsletters
To see a full list of past newsletters, and other Trust documents available on this site, please click here.
Photo: Neil MacKenzie
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Update on Recent Efforts Against Rats on Pomona - October 2014
Since the end of August 2013, an extensive trapping network has been established on Pomona, complementing the extensive bait station network. The Trust is grateful to the large number of volunteers that have helped to clear these traps and refill the bait stations on a very regular basis. A graph showing the effect on rat catches is available here. The reduction in rat numbers is very clear, with only one or two rats being caught in the two-monthly trap checks.