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Our vision with the Pukahu Project is to have the Karamu stream in a fit state to support aquatic and terrestrial life thus enabling birds to travel across our region from the Kaweka Ranges to the coast.
Walking Tracks: Four flat, easy walking tracks that vary in length from 20 – 40 minutes return.
Facilities: Picnic table, electric barbeque, plant nursery and visitor’s centre.
The reserve is situated at the end of Waite Rd, approximately 7km north-west of Pirongia in the Waikato.
Kererū, tūī, bellbird, North Island fantail, grey warbler and silvereye.
Forest & Bird’s Waitakere branch is restoring Te Henga wetland in West Auckland by removing pest species and re-introducing native wildlife.
Walking tracks: None
Getting there: The reserve is not publically accessible.
The Hastings-Havelock North Branch has worked with Hawke’s Bay Regional Council to restore the banks of the Poukawa Stream which drains the wetlands that form the Pekapeka Regional Park.
Getting there: The 13 hectare reserve is located 8km east of Rata, on Putorino Road off SH1, near Marton.
Crocodile Island is a small sand island with re-generating bush in the Orewa Estuary, not far off the Orewa College grounds and accessible by foot at low tide.
Walking tracks: The reserve has one circular track that takes an hour to complete.
A project to clear Darwin’s barberry (Berberis darwinii), blackberry and other exotic pest plants, abandoned cars, and household rubbish from a neglected reserve and transform it into one that resembles a natural unmodified forest with wetland.
Tracks: There is one track on the reserve that takes around 50 minutes to complete.
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