Wildlands

Awards Received by Wildlands and/or Clients

National Bikewise Challenge Bikewise Challenge 2008

Wildland Consultants Ltd won various categories in the national BikeWise Challenge. Company staff won the national category for businesses of 25-99 staff.

The Company has entered the event every year and enjoy the challenge to get out and be active. BikeWise is about levels of participation during BikeWise Week in March, and is not about extreme levels of exercise, although some participants do choose to do many kilometres during the challenge.

CNI Random Testing Programme

Wildlands has been recognised by PF Olsen as having outstanding commitment to a drug and alcohol free workplace during 2014.

Project Twin Streams, Waitakere

Wildlands is assisting with implementation of the field component of Project Twin Streams for the Auckland Council (previously Waitakere City Council), (restoration of the margins of the Opanuku and Oratia Streams), and the overall project won a 'Green Ribbon' award in 2010.

Tarawera River Restoration Project

SCA Hygiene Australasia, Kawerau, a company client, won a significant award in 2010 from the Sustainable Business Network, for a riparian project on the Tarawera River, which was planned and implemented by Wildlands.

Olympic Park, Auckland

Wildlands managed the streamside and riparian restoration of Olympic Park in Auckland, which won the "Outstanding Park Award for 2007" (awarded by the New Zealand Recreation Association).

Sustainable Business Network Award 2005

This award was "presented in recognition of an outstanding contribution to sustainability." The judges commented that: "Wildlands has demonstrated outstanding performance across all three sustainability dimensions and has undertaken sustainability initiatives in the areas most relevant to its economic, social and environmental performance. It is likely that Wildlands is an industry leader in New Zealand."

Wetlands Project Award

Ministry of Conservation & Environment Bay of Plenty

In 2001 this project was recognised under the RAMSAR Convention with a national award from the Minister of Conservation for the development and application of best practice in the conservation and wise use of wetlands.

The project also won the Industry/Business/Council section in the Environment Bay of Plenty Environmental Awards in 2000.

The New Zealand National Fieldays Society

For the 2002 Fieldays Wildlands won the Best Site Award - Best Small Indoor Site.

Other Awards

Other Wildlands projects have also won awards from Environment Bay of Plenty: Ohinemataroa (Whakatane) River restoration and a plant nursery project at the Taneatua School.