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Event date:
Event location:

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve, Marlborough
New Zealand

Event type:
Centennial celebrations
Conservation area:
South Island
Top of the South

Forest & Bird is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading independent conservation organisation with over 100,000 members, supporters and volunteers.

The Forest & Bird Big Birthday Bash (BBB) parties are being hosted in three locations across Aotearoa New Zealand over weekend of 25-26 March 2023 to celebrate the Society's 100th anniversary of conservation mahi.

Big Birthday Bash graphic. Credit Forest & Bird

We would like to invite you to The Forest & Bird Big Birthday Bash on Sunday 26 March 2023 at Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve in Marlborough.

We’ll have family-friendly activities including self-guided scavenger hunts, tours of the reserves and more! There will also be speeches and cake to mark this momentous day and the significant work that Forest & Bird has accomplished in the last 100 years.

The Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve is the centre of Forest & Bird’s Te Hoiere Bat Recovery Project, which is supported by the Marlborough and Nelson-Tasman branches of Forest & Bird.

Everyone is welcome, bring your family, friends and a picnic. We hope to see you there!

What: The Forest & Bird Big Birthday Bash
Where: Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve, Marlborough (1hr from Nelson or Blenheim)
When: 12pm, Sunday 26 March 2023
Note: If wet, the event will be postponed till the next weekend, Sunday 02 April.

To help us with our cake catering and to ensure your health and safety we would appreciate you completing our registration form.

Please register your interest in attending our Big Birthday Bash!

Pelorus Bridge which connects to and goes through (and over) Pelorus Scenic Reserve.

Pelorus Bridge which connects to and goes through (and over) Pelorus Scenic Reserve. During the recent floods the water level was about 3m below the bridge – rather than the 15m below in this image. Image Connor Wallace.

Event contact

Scott Burnett
021 294 2416

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