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...
Driving Piles

Driving Piles

Spiral Drilling Civic not only donated the HUGE piles that are needed to support the bridge on the north side of the river, they also supplied the machinery which came on a HUGE truck and most importantly the experts who knew how to ram those piles exactly where the...
Nursery Tuesdays

Nursery Tuesdays

Welcome to our Nursery Tuesdays – our weekly session at Matuku Link for people who love plants. If you haven’t been before, please REGISTER here. no need to bring your own gloves and spades, but if you do: everything needs to be squeaky clean because of...
Banded Rail release

Banded Rail release

OFF THE RAILS And yes they were off but not as fast as you might have thought. Last week three moho peruru  [banded rails] were released at Matuku Link having been raised as day-olds by BirdCare Aotearoa. Two brought into a house by the family cat, and the other...