Hibiscus Coast

About Us

keruru at manly

From the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, south to Redvale, west to Waitoki, and north to Puhoi, the Hibiscus Coast Branch includes an exciting diversity of habitiats: including suburbs, beaches, estuaries, farmland, lifestyle blocks, small remnants of the original forest and some regenerating bush reserves.

We have a small, dedicated committee find out more

Photo: Keruru at Manly by Karen Field

Catchup on our last years efforts on the Hibiscus Coast  read more

Branch & KCC
Xmas Picnic

from 11am
Sunday 30 November

Karaka Cove Reserve
28 Matheson Rd, Red Beach
(BYO food and drinks)

Join us overlooking the Weiti River to celebrate a successful year for both the adults and kids of Hibiscus Forest and Bird. Catch up with old friends, make some new ones, take a walk through the reserve to see the new plantings and listen to the birds in their safe haven.

All welcome!


kids conservation club

There are 12 exciting outings for kids planned for 2014. Kiwi Conservation Club (KCC), the junior branch of Forest and Bird, have arranged trips to Goat Island Marine Reserve, a kiwi listening walk at Tawharanui, a guided bush walk at Wenderhlom, a dotterel experience at Wiawera, and more.

So bring your kids and grandkids into the outdoors with us!
►  download the 2014 Kids Programme
or contact Samantha 09 426 207309 426 2073

 Pest Free Peninsula

Ridding the Whangaparaoa Peninsula of predators that target birds and destroy the plants they feed on is an ambitious goal that is more achievable than you might think  find out more


Subscribe to
the Pest Free Peninsula


Get Involved

We'd love you to join us! No matter what your age, background or skills do get in touch. You will find new friends, an outlet for your expertise, gain new skills, and be a part of helping the Hibiscus Coast to flourish.

There are many different activities you can choose to be apart of on a casual or regular basis. You might enjoy attending our regular working bees, participating in bird and reptile surveys, promoting our branch at market days, building trapping boxes,  and their distribution and monitoring. And if you want to join us in creating the vision and steering the ship, our committee will welcome you with open arms!

Local Reserve Projects

Our main bush restoration projects as part of the North West Wildlink are the Raroa, Matakatia, Eaves Bush, and Crocodile Island Reserves, and dotterel protection at Stillwater Spit.
► find out more