Open Studio

Open Studio

The wetland restoration project Matuku Link was an out door studio for professional artist and Matuku Link volunteer Derek March for five months. From February to June 2023 he designed, then painted a mural on a 35 meter long fence separating the wetland education...
Donated jackets

Donated jackets

Thanks to the networking skills of our volunteer Rebecca, young students who forgot their jackets will now stay dry during our Wetland Education Program. And with the weather we had, that is definitely a bonus! Rebecca approached her friend at Barfoot & Thompson...
Winter planting days

Winter planting days

It’s planting season again! We’d love you to join us at 111 Bethells Road to plant some new trees and care for the ones we’ve planted earlier. With the wettest summer and autumn on record, we do recommend gumboots – a bit of splashing around in...
Seeds away!

Seeds away!

Seeds away! One of our nursery volunteers loves to grow plants and was wondering how to regrow the native plants and trees on the many slips in the Waitakere River valley. Usually those barren sites get colonized by weeds before the native trees can take hold....
Education and inspiration

Education and inspiration

Of course our main aims at Matuku Link are protection of all our native flora and fauna, through best practice pest control (thank you trappers, baiters, weeders and sprayers!) and restoration of our wetland with our eco-sourced plants grown in our nursery (thank you...