One bird in the hand

One bird in the hand

…is another bird with a band! Stephen Davies, experienced and knowledgeable bird bander, decided Matuku Link would be a good place to band birds for several reasons: it is a easy to access which makes it less time consuming setting up and taking down the mist...
Super Successful Kayak Day!

Super Successful Kayak Day!

Another sold out VIP Kayak Day! A huge success, with more than 80 people enjoying the wetland from a different perspective, having access through private properties otherwise not accessible. Some saw matuku (bittern) which was definitely a highlight, others saw...
Sunday Working Bees

Sunday Working Bees

We’re back to “normal” – and are happy to invite everyone back to our Matuku Link Working Bees. For H&S reasons, if you haven’t been before, please REGISTER here. no need to bring your own gloves and spades, but if you do: everything...
Postponement of Open Day

Postponement of Open Day

Unfortunately we’ve decided to postpone our World Wetland Open Day until we can celebrate it with the whole community… let’s hope that day will come soon! We’ll keep you posted, subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to hear the...
Postponement of Open Day

World Wetland Open Day

Postponed! Due to the RED setting we unfortunately had to make the hard call to postpone this event to a later date – when we hope to be able to invite everyone! Usually visits to Matuku Link are by appointment only, for working bees, events or education. But...
Welcome Hohepa

Welcome Hohepa

We’re super stoked to have Hohepa join our team as lead educator to teach our tamariki in our first ever official Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) programme. I’ll let him introduce himself: “Kia Ora koutou katoa, ko Hohepa Waenga toku ingoa, nō...