Stories from our volunteers, community groups and iwi

Check out some of the stories from our volunteers, conservation groups and iwi that we work with:

Places for Penguins

Wellington Harbour’s kororā (little blue penguin) are getting a helping hand with GIS technology and the amazing efforts of GiC volunteer Serge Peeters (

Scott Sampbell from Glenfern Sanctuary

Lucas Mostyn, GIS volunteer with Motutapu Restoration Trust

Catriona O’Neill, GIS volunteer with Nga Hau e Wha o Paparangi

Using Esri Story Maps to showcase how GIS is being used by conservation groups, iwi and individuals to promote conservation

Parker Jones, Chairman of GiC, and how his vision of assisting community conservation initiatives was the basis for forming GiC back in 2014