Do you love the outdoors? Have you always wanted to spend a day discovering everything a wetland has to offer? Matuku Link is excited to invite children aged 7-13 to our Holiday Programme in January! You will have a great time exploring and learning from the wetland and forest, discovering some of New Zealand’s native and endemic species, and getting hands on and creative in an outdoor setting. You’ll get to feed our eels, meet Bruce the Pāteke and learn the secrets of the critters in our waterways. Small groups, lots of time for nature play, to explore our native forest, make discoveries with our experts on bugs, birds, plants and fish and become our wetland kaitiaki.  

Our holiday programme day will run from 9am – 3pm every day with a different theme from Monday 23rd January to Friday 27th of January 2023. To book a spot for $50 a day or for more information on or email

We look forward to exploring with you! – Leah