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...
Open Studio

Open Studio

The wetland restoration project Matuku Link was an out door studio for professional artist and Matuku Link volunteer Derek March for five months. From February to June 2023 he designed, then painted a mural on a 35 meter long fence separating the wetland education...
Winter planting days

Winter planting days

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. With the wettest summer and autumn on record, we do recommend gumboots – a bit of splashing around in...
Education and inspiration

Education and inspiration

Of course our main aims at Matuku Link are protection of all our native flora and fauna, through best practice pest control (thank you trappers, baiters, weeders and sprayers!) and restoration of our wetland with our eco-sourced plants grown in our nursery (thank you...
The Tuesday Team

The Tuesday Team

If you’ve got some time on Tuesday mornings, are interested in helping out and love good company and home baking, join our Tuesday Team! What started with a couple of people looking after the plants in our on-site nursery has evolved into several different...
Kayak Adventure

Kayak Adventure

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 chilly day in October, postponed by covid from March, and this year a post-cyclone silted river adventure. Three...