Holiday Programme

Holiday Programme

Do you love the outdoors? Have you always wanted to spend a day discovering everything a wetland has to offer? Matuku Link is excited to invite children aged 7-12 to our inaugural Holiday Programme Day on the 12th October! You will have a great time exploring and...
No bridge too far

No bridge too far

Many years ago John Sumich needed to cross over the Waitakere River to release the first batch of 20 pateke (brown teal) in the Te Henga wetland. He asked Fulton Hogan in Ranui if they might have a bridge, and they did: a 71 meter long one! John politely declined and...
Birthday, Bridge, Birds, Beer

Birthday, Bridge, Birds, Beer

Join us for our Birthday Bash! Our fifth anniversary was just after last¬† year’s longest lockdown, so we had to skip it… a great reason to do a much bigger party this sixth year. There is also much more to celebrate: our accessible walkway, our education...
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...