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Easter Sunday Nature Hunt

April 13, 2022 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Easter Sunday Nature Hunt

Join Us this Easter for a Nature Hunt in your own backyard.

Discover the nature that lives around and in your home local reserve or further afield.

The hunt takes place on Easter Sunday for anything that swims flies grows crawls.

You will be using the iNaturalist.nz website so you need to install the app on your mobile and focus on nature.

BioBlitz is a scientific race against time to count as many different species as you can in a 24-hour period. Throughout Easter Sunday you can become a Citizen Scientist it’s up to you whether you spend an hour or all day as a Nature Detective.

Challenge yourself to find creatures that only come out early in the morning or in the dark?

For all ages 1 to 100!


What You Need

Mobile phone with camera and iNaturalist app or

Digital camera (if you don’t have a mobile phone) and computer with internet access to iNaturalist website.

Optional – pen and paper homemade tracking tunnel hand lens binoculars.


Sign up for a free iNaturalist NZ account. Then join the Project ‘Easter Sunday Nature Hunt’ 

Some of the things you might find include:

Mammals – Cats hedgehogs rats possums (see how to make a tracking tunnel before Easter Sunday) Plants Weeds Worms Bugs Lizards Moths Listening and looking for birds – you can record and upload sounds on iNaturalist.

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We extend our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors Rata Foundation Selwyn District Council COGS Lottery Community and Lincoln University.

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