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Walking tracks: no public tracks
The locals: Yellow-eyed penguins, bush birds, fern birds and the occasional seal or sea lion
Kapiti-Mana Branch of Forest and Bird has an active Kiwi Conservation Club (KCC). It's awesome.
They also meet up with other KCC members from the wider Wellington region to have adventures together.
The reserve contains four walking tracks: the Tui Track (2 ½ hours), the Troglodyte Track (30-45 mins), the Rewi Track (30 mins) and the Rakaunui Track (45 mins). There is an excellent lookout towards the Kaweka ranges.
The Dunedin, South Otago and Southland branches are joining efforts to conduct large scale conservation in and around Tautuku, in the Catlins.
NOTICE: The Matuku Reserve is currently closed to the public protect our kauri from the spread of kauri dieback. Please respect this ban and visit one of the many other walks around the Auckland Region.
Pauatahanui Inlet is the largest relatively unmodiﬁed saltmarsh in the lower North Island.
Walking tracks: None, but the reserve is easily walk-able.
There are three tracks offering walks that take between 10 and 15 minutes or enjoy a 45 minute loop walk. The mid, high and low contour tracks traverse almost the entire length of the reserve, and connect with the council owned walkway n
The nursery is helping to put back what we have lost … habitat; supplying young healthy plants to Zealandia, community groups and our own projects from our plant propagation facility.
Walking tracks: There are three tracks in this 9 hectare reserve,offering various walking times: 10mins, 30mins, and 1hr.
Protection of our migratory birds, our wading birds and our penguins from harassment and death by both vehicles and dogs.
Since 2003 we have managed to restore native planting to over an acre of land in the middle of a mainly urban landscape.
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Authorised by Kevin Hague, Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society, 205 Victoria St, Wellington.
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