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...
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...
Planting Sundays

Planting Sundays

Our nursery is overflowing so we’re planting big time! And we can really use your help, at our Monthly Matuku Link Working Bees. For H&S reasons: if you haven’t been before, please REGISTER here. If you’ve been before – check out the growth...