Ohiwai Forest Farm Landcare

Ohiwai Forest Farm comprises 56Ha much of which is regenerating native forest with stands of 100 to 300 year old Kauri and also numerous large Rata, Miro, Tanekaha, Rimu etc. The property is located in Hikuai, Coromandel. The owners are working to make the site predator free currently removing pigs, trapping possums, wild cats, stoats/weasels, rats and hedgehogs. Tracks will be put in over the next few years to enable better access to the steeper areas of the property for pest management. As of 5 October 2018, 1035 possums, 585 rats, 14 stoats, 16 weasels and 5 wild cats, and 37 hedgehogs have been removed from the property.