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Future predator control

Future predator control

Looking after our forest and wetland at Matuku Link is hard work: baiting, trapping, weeding, planting… and with all of your help we’re doing it well. But in a mast year like this, extreme fruiting triggered by two warm winters, not only the birds are...
Kiwi Conservation Club

Kiwi Conservation Club

Our volunteer Derek March led the Kiwi Conservation Club (www.kcc.org.nz), the junior conservationist group, on a trip through Matuku Link celebrating the life and love of eels. With KCC coordinators Jean and Raewyn, everyone enjoyed the talk, the walk, seeing and...
May Working Bee with Pest

May Working Bee with Pest

May Working Bee – trapping and baiting instructions Sunday 19th May – 10 am to 1 pm, followed by a shared lunch (optional but recommended!), 111 Bethells Road. As well as our regular Working Bee work (eating ice creams, having a natter, enjoying the...
April Working Bee

April Working Bee

This working bee Sunday started with fog, clouds and drizzle…and it is the last day of the school holidays, so I didn’t expect many helping hands. It turned out to be the opposite! Some Kiwi Conservation Club (www.kcc.org.nz) families, raising the next...
Rusty roof no more

Rusty roof no more

Thanks to an amazing grant of $40.000 from TTCF, The Trusts Community Foundation, we were able to get our roof replaced, just before the winter rains set in. A team of hard working men from ReelRoofing did a fine job installing the sheets of pre-painted corrugated...
A Starry Night

A Starry Night

Usually Ark in the Park and Forest & Bird Waitakere run ‘Nightwalks with Nature’ in summer near the Ark headquarters at the Cascades car park. But due to kauri dieback restrictions, that is out of bounds so they partnered up with Matuku Link to do...