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Floating around

Floating around

Once you’ve made the ponds, you’ve got to replant them before it becomes a wetland habitat for the birds… but how to plant grasses in the deepest parts? You plant them in bales of straw of course! Last Saturday an enthusiastic team of volunteers...
Protect and monitor

Protect and monitor

Protect, enhance and educate are our three core values at Matuku Link. And the “protection” bit is done by trapping and baiting. We’ve got a great dedicated team of trappers who check “their” traps every two weeks to reset, clean and...
Shovel ready project!

Shovel ready project!

Welcome back! Were very happy we can invite you to Matuku Link again, the nursery is bursting at its seams and we’d love to get as many plants in the ground as possible. BUT with the new rules, there are some changes: when you’re sick, stay home.  no need...
Bats

Bats

Auckland Bat Man and bat expert Ben Paris gave our volunteers an insight into bats, and showed us how to look, or actually: listen, for our long tailed bats (tourua peka peka) with the latest in bat detectors. Shiny new ‘bat loggers’, courtesy of Community...
A Wonderful World Wetland Day

A Wonderful World Wetland Day

What a great World Wetland Day celebration we had! Thanks to all the volunteers all our visitors experienced the project with guided walks by John Staniland or John Sumich, eel feeding and info by Derek March, who also made the beautiful sculpture. We had lovely home...
Kayak Day 2020

Kayak Day 2020

A huge success last year, we’re repeating this once-a-year opportunity to of a one-off paddle to raise funds for Matuku Link. The navigable part of Waitākere River is accessible only from private land and on this one day, access will be allowed. Saturday 28th of...