Welcome Leah!

Welcome Leah!

Kia ora! I’m Leah Nielsen and I’m excited to be joining Matuku Link as the new educator. I come from a teaching background, having taught primary school in both New Zealand and the UK, but my passion is the environment and wildlife. I love learning about...
Secrets of our streams

Secrets of our streams

Secrets of our streams Aquatic species largely go unseen in our streams and wetlands. Many of them have fascinating life cycles linked to the moon and tides. At Matuku Link we have been surveying our waterways to discover which species are currently found here, and...
Education initiation

Education initiation

A great team of students from Kelston Intermediate came out to Matuku Link to experience our very first Wetland Education Program session – Te kaupapa rohe koreporepo. This all boys team lead by kaiako John and his colleagues were super engaged with all we...
Many hands plant a lot!

Many hands plant a lot!

If it was the tiny bit of desperation that shone through my call for planters last Sunday, or the fact it was a sunny day after two weeks of rain, if it was the School Holidays or if it is the yummy food shared… whatever the reason, we had a HUGE team of helpers...
Wetland Book Launch

Wetland Book Launch

Waitakere Book Launch of Life in the Shallows – by the National Wetland Trust of New Zealand ceo Karen Denyer on Sunday 24th of July at 10 am. Hot drinks and nibbles will await our guests, before Karen will start her talk about the people, the work and the...