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A Night in the Bufferzone

A Night in the Bufferzone

A night walk on Saturday 13th of April, from 6 to 8 pm.  Discover night life in the area around Ark in the Park, our largest conservation project, this time in the Bufferzone at Matuku Link: possibly pateke, glow worms and giant moths and maybe even bats! A treasure...
VIP Kayak Day

VIP Kayak Day

A huge success last year, we’re repeating this once-a-year opportunity to of a one-off paddle to raise funds for Matuku Link. The navigable part of Waitākere River is accessible only from private land and on this one day, access will be allowed. Saturday 30th of...
Thank you Friends

Thank you Friends

We can’t do what we do without our sponsors. We had huge support from the Native Forest Restoration Trust, the Natural Environment Fund, Forest & Bird Waitakere, Friends of Regional Parks, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society, many, many individual donors...
World Wetlands Day Open Day

World Wetlands Day Open Day

We’ll celebrate World Wetland Day on Saturday 2nd February 2019 with our annual Open Day at Matuku Link – from 10 am to 3 pm. Stalls from other conservation organisations will display info on wetlands, birds and ecosystems, there will be food, drinks and...
New Year, new bee

New Year, new bee

Thanks to all our volunteers at the first working bee of 2019! Five new volunteers (one a nine year old grandchild) and fifteen ‘old hands’ did a great job in clearing weeds, filling holes with gravel and stones, joyriding at the back of the trailer...
Fire brigade to the rescue

Fire brigade to the rescue

A big “thank you” to the volunteers from the Bethells Valley Fire Brigade. Not only are they our neighbours, they also re-filled our water tank for the nursery, rescuing our plants from parching…and relieving our volunteers from carrying lots and...