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The locals: Kereru, grey warbler, fantail, morepork, whitehead, bellbird, tui and kingfisher
Walking tracks: An easy walking track (1/2 hour) wanders throughout the entire reserve.
The New Zealand Fairy Tern – which has teetered on the brink of extinction since the 1970s – is struggling
Walking tracks: no public tracks
The locals: Yellow-eyed penguins, bush birds, fern birds and the occasional seal or sea lion
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 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.
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.
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.
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