People power

People power

We’d love to see you here at Matuku Link for our volunteer sessions – every Tuesday and every Third Sunday of the month – except when it is a Statutory Holiday or a weather warning is in place – info for 2024: The Tuesday Team – weekly...
Seeds away!

Seeds away!

Seeds away! One of our nursery volunteers loves to grow plants and was wondering how to regrow the native plants and trees on the many slips in the Waitakere River valley. Usually those barren sites get colonized by weeds before the native trees can take hold....
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...
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...
Postponement of Open Day

Postponement of Open Day

Unfortunately we’ve decided to postpone our World Wetland Open Day until we can celebrate it with the whole community… let’s hope that day will come soon! We’ll keep you posted, subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to hear the...
OK for GK?

OK for GK?

At  32mm the little galaxiid is just beyond the whitebait stage. Its presence though, 600m up from the Waitakere River past the multiple cascades and waterfalls of a rock bottomed, forest-shaded stream at Matuku Link, shows the determination and climbing ability of...