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Join us to help native wildlife flourish around Auckland. Come for just an hour, a day or join our regular work groups. Visit Auckland's hidden gems, meet new people and make new friends along they way. Activites include winter planting days, regular weedbusters groups, bird surveys, trap monitoring, crewing information stalls, lovely walks, interesting talks ...

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Harbourview Orangihina Park Predator Control - Te Atatu Peninsula

Harbourview-Orangihina Park

Opportunity to join other volunteers at this fantastic nature reserve in West Auckland and help save our local species from extinction by undertaking predator control using Victor traps. Training will provided if you haven't done this before, however, if you prefer not to be involved in cleaning and resetting the traps, we also appreciate help with note taking and assisting with supplies needed in the field for the pest control stations. Please bring sturdy shoes and gloves. Turn right at the Gloria Ave roundabout into Harbourview Orangihina Park. Look for the Forest and Bird sign. We meet every 2nd Saturday of the month. Partners with Community Waitakere and founding members of the Te Atatu Peninsula Te Tai Ao (Conservation) Network Face book, email [masked] or text[masked] for information.

Pest Free Tuff Crater volunteers

Tuff Crater Reserve.

Tuff Crater is a major weed control, planting, predator control and recreation project in the heart of the North Shore, Auckland, and is showing wonderful results. Pest Free Tuff Crater volunteers meet every Thursday at 0930 sharp (and on the second Saturday of each month). A variety of tasks are available to suit all levels of energy and expertise, including weed control, planting (in season), track maintenance etc ... All welcome including children. Tasks are available to suit everyone. Most often we meet at the green container, lower Warehouse carpark on the seaward side of the main office, Warehouse Way, Northcote (not Exmouth Rd). Locations do change week to week and are notified via an email from our mailing list. So we strongly recommend you join our mailing list for the more detailed weekly email from Tuff Crater at https://www.forestandbird.org.nz/projects/tuff-crater-restoration-project-north-shore Best to wear long trousers and long sleeved shirts and a hat, bring your own water, and gardening gloves if you have them. See also Facebook @PestFreeTuffCrater

Pest Free Tuff Crater volunteers

Tuff Crater Reserve.

Tuff Crater is a major weed control, planting, predator control and recreation project in the heart of the North Shore, Auckland, and is showing wonderful results. Pest Free Tuff Crater volunteers meet every Thursday at 0930 sharp (and on the second Saturday of each month). A variety of tasks are available to suit all levels of energy and expertise, including weed control, planting (in season), track maintenance etc ... All welcome including children. Tasks are available to suit everyone. Most often we meet at the green container, lower Warehouse carpark on the seaward side of the main office, Warehouse Way, Northcote (not Exmouth Rd). Locations do change week to week and are notified via an email from our mailing list. So we strongly recommend you join our mailing list for the more detailed weekly email from Tuff Crater at https://www.forestandbird.org.nz/projects/tuff-crater-restoration-project-north-shore Best to wear long trousers and long sleeved shirts and a hat, bring your own water, and gardening gloves if you have them. See also Facebook @PestFreeTuffCrater

Waitakere Forest & Bird - Pre - Election "Meet the Candidates"

Kelston Community Centre

Our traditional pre-election opportunity to hear from the candidates in our area. They will answer a number of pre-set questions, on their own behalf or that of their party. The questions will revolve around the future of our natural environment, climate change and how their decisions are influenced by external factors in our post-Covid world. Some questions will focus specifically on hot topics for our area and electorate. After these questions, we open it up to (written) questions from the floor, either addressed to a specific person or to the whole panel. This is your chance to get that burning question answered! As per the 1st of August the following candidates have accepted the invitation: New Lynn Electorate: Labour Party: Deborah Russell National Party: Lisa Whyte Green Party: Steve Abel Social Credit Party: Lisa Er NZ First: Robert Gore Te Atatu Electorate: Labour Party: Phil Twyford National Party: Alfred Ngaro ACT Party: Simon Court Afterwards we provide a light supper to give the audience and candidates opportunity to mix and mingle. As this is one of the bigger “Meet the Candidates” meetings, we have a track record of a high number of candidates showing up to bid for your vote! Non members welcome, join us for supper afterwards. Koha appreciated to cover hall hire. For further information ph Liz[masked], [masked]

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Pest Free Tuff Crater volunteers

Tuff Crater Reserve.

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