EcoNet

About Us

What we do

EcoNet collaborates with community groups, Iwi, councils and national bodies to accelerate conservation outcomes.

EcoNet leads innovation in data standards and access to fit-for-purpose software for conservation.

Tens of thousands of participants drive conservation in Aotearoa – volunteers, coordinators, managers, contractors, council staff, iwi and hapu.

Too many do not have software designed to handle the complex range of management, communications, planning, recording and reporting needed.

Tikanga

Mātauranga Māori

Resources

Te Ao Māori is totally relevant to the way we should approach conservation today.

It embodies our inherent connections to the ecosystem and the living species we share the land and sea with.

We are working to improve our understanding and these resources have been a good start to our journey.

EcoNet

Our Team

Charitable Trust Board

Richard Hursthouse

Chair

Also chairs Centennial Park Bush Society, Restore Hibiscus & Bays, Forest & Bird Board Member. Instrumental in initiating progress on data standards and commons in collaboration with PF2050 Ltd.

Keith Salmon

Secretary

Full-time conservation volunteer with Le Roys Bush, Kaipātiki Restoration Network and Pest Free Kaipātiki. From 2006 to 2016, he implemented and supported a major CRM system.

Annalily van den Broeke

Trustee

Chair of Forest and Bird Waitakere, involved with Bethells Buffer Zone and Matuku Link. Annalily brings strong volunteer, ground-up, advocacy to EcoNet.
Richard Hursthouse
 Chair
Also chairs Centennial Park Bush Society, Restore Hibiscus & Bays, Forest & Bird Board Member. Instrumental in initiating progress on data standards and commons in collaboration with PF2050 Ltd.
Keith Salmon
Secretary

Full-time conservation volunteer with Le Roys Bush, Kaipātiki Restoration Network and Pest Free Kaipātiki. From 2006 to 2016, he implemented and supported a major CRM system.

Annalily van den Broeke
Trustee

Chair of Forest and Bird Waitakere, involved with Bethells Buffer Zone and Matuku Link. Annalily brings strong volunteer, ground-up, advocacy to EcoNet.

Technical Advisors to the Board

Andrew Rossaak
Environment Team Leader
Morphum Environmental
Grant Morris
Director of Product Engineering
Aderant NZ
Charmaine Bailie
Director at Uru Whakaaro Ltd
Chair Kaipātiki Project
Craig Steed
Development Manager
Independent database solution architect
Cary Walkin
Salesforce Functional Lead

Xero NZ

Supporting Collaborators

Restore Hibiscus & Bays
Pest Free Kaipātiki Restoration Society
Forest & Bird Waitakere
Forest Bridge Trust
Matuku Link
Ark in the Park Buffer Zone
Centennial Park Bush Society
iNaturalist
NZCatchIT
(Statistics Department of the University of Auckland)
Mary Frankham of Te Korowai o Waiheke
Kaipātiki Project

Support Us

There are a number of ways you can help us to achieve our goals from donating money to volunteering your time and skills. We have volunteer roles for people with skills in data standards, data commons, database design and administration, software systems, design and development, stakeholder engagement, social media, fundraising and advocacy. We would love you to get in touch especially if you have the skills to help out.