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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 short three walkways (each takes approximately 10-15 minutes). Mid, high and low contour tracks traverse almost the entire length of the reserve, and connect with the council owned walkway network.
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.
Arethusa Reserve is an example of a rare dune lake ecosystem. The dry and sandy perimeter of this area has formed the sides of a shallow basin that collects rain to create a shallow lake and wetlands.
Motu Manawa (Pollen Island) is one of Auckland’s few large inner city estuarine areas. Situated in the Waterview Bay of Waitemata Harbour, it has been a wetland and shellbank habitat since the last ice age
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