Winter Sundays

Winter Sundays

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. We do recommend gumboots – a bit of splashing around in the mud makes it even more fun! For H&S...
Kayak Day Success

Kayak Day Success

Every year the VIP Kayak Day is different, we’ve had super hot summer days when most guest went for a voluntary dip in the clear Waitakere river, a lockdowns postponed day, last year a post-cyclone silted river adventure. Because of the latter, this year we...
What a pARTy!

What a pARTy!

Our 2023 anniversary party turned into a three-day pARTy, thanks to Derek March’s ‘takeover’ of our barn and education center as part of the Waitakere Open Studios. Professional artist and conservationist Derek March has been a volunteer with...
School Holiday Success

School Holiday Success

When we started the Matuku Link school holiday program, we didn’t think it would be so successful so quickly: last week’s series was fully booked almost every day, with most of the children wanting to return the next day… because what’s not do...
Search and rescue Sundays

Search and rescue Sundays

It’s weeding season again! We’d love you to join us at 111 Bethells Road to care for the trees we all planted earlier. We call this “Search & Rescue”: search for the white tipped bamboo stick and rescue the plant by cutting away all the...
PR for pūweto

PR for pūweto

Ever seen a pūweto, a spotless crake? Possibly not… but you can, soon, albeit digitally. Matuku Link will be featuring in the next episode of Wild Heroes, the Auckland Zoo series on the work their staff do outside the zoo. Zoo staff have been helping Matuku Link...