Henderson Valley School visit

Henderson Valley School visit

Finally we were able to welcome the children from year 3 and 4 from our local Henderson Valley Primary school. Finally, because this trip has been planned two times before… both during last year’s lockdowns! Luckily this time this year we could go ahead...
Kiwi Conservation Club visit

Kiwi Conservation Club visit

We love to see groups returning to Matuku Link: they can admire the health of the trees they planted, check out the other things we’ve done and become part of our growing (excuse the pun) project. One of those groups is the Kiwi Conservation Club, Forest &...
Kayak Day 2021

Kayak Day 2021

What a great day we had on the water at our VIP Kayak Day!  Thanks to the hard work of our 15 volunteers, doing the sausage sizzle, baking cakes, making soup, instructing, driving and helping people in- and out of the kayaks, guiding them on the water and sharing our...
Lion Team at Matuku Link

Lion Team at Matuku Link

The first and last business planting group of 2020 – thanks to Covid we have had to cancel everyone else. But the team from Lion worked tremendously hard on their volunteer day to make up for that and planted hundreds of trees, shrubs and flaxes. It was right...
KCC at ML

KCC at ML

The Kiwi Conservation Club, the junior group of Forest & Bird, is run by volunteers and has been visiting Matuku Link since we started. It’s always great to see the look on people’s faces when they see how much the plants have grown which they planted...
Girl Guides doing science

Girl Guides doing science

Girl Guides from all over New Zealand had a five day camp in Auckland, with a focus on science and the environment. At Matuku Link we treated them to a whole range of activities, with the help of Dr Grace Hall, arachnologist/entomologist from Landcare Research, and Dr...