Banded Rail Discovery Recently a female Banded rail bird was found in the Henderson Creek. Unfortunately she had been killed by a predator — but given that their conservation status lists them as ‘declining’ it is very promising news that they are in the vicinity! Keep an eye out for more… You can find out more… Read more »
FREE MOVIE SCREENING What if our last act could be a gift to the planet?http://www.awillforthewoods.com/#home If you’re interested in this free movie screening please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 09 818 5615 during office hours. Only 100 seats available.
NZ RiverPrize 2015 Project Twin Streams was short listed as a finalist for the 2015 New Zealand Riverprize. The NZ Riverprize was open to applicants anywhere in the country who could demonstrate outstanding, visionary and sustainable programs in river management, restoration or protection – regardless of the size of the river of the scale of… Read more »
Before and After… These before and after photos are testament to all the hard work over the years – thanks to our team and the wonderful communities we work with. Amazing progress!
Kōwhai Reserve Community Planting Day Our community planting day on Saturday June 6th at Kōwhai Reserve in Glen Eden was a great success! Thanks to all the wonderful people who turned up and planted and mulched and enjoyed the a BBQ, live music, kids activities & native stream creatures up close.
Join us at EcoDay EcoDay is an annual community celebration, bringing together the best of West Auckland’s community environmental groups, green businesses, ethical food vendors and local entertainers to create a FREE and family-friendly day out. It’s always fun and this year it features: + Live Music and Performances + Eco Art… Read more »
Join Us At Our Native Plant Propagation Workshop Come for an informative walk in our Project Twin Streams area in Glen Eden collecting native plant seeds and sowing some of them into punnets for you to take home. A very practical hands on workshop with nursery expert Billie Elliot from the Auckland Botanic Gardens. Saturday 14th February… Read more »
Magical Mahoe Mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus) is one of our most ubiquitous native trees and also one of the most well represented amongst local riparian vegetation communities. It is a small to medium sized tree that can be found just about anywhere along the Opanuku and Oratia Streams. Mahoe is dioecious, which means it produces its tiny male… Read more »
New Youth Park in Te Rangi Hiroa Reserve Next summer Auckland Council is planning to build a youth-oriented park in Te Rangi Hiroa Reserve aimed at young people from Ranui, Massey, Henderson, Swanson and Waitakere. They’ve talked to some young people from these areas and it sounds like they want the park to have sport,… Read more »
Rongoā Rakau Workshop in January Rongoā is traditional Māori medicine and is made up of a variety of practices. Rongoā focuses on the spiritual aspect of health and includes herbal remedies, physical therapies like massage and manipulation, and spiritual healing. This January we are offering an Introduction Workshop for Rongoā Rakau. The workshop is intended to give you a… Read more »