New table and seating area at MEG

A New PTS Community Arts Project Millbrook Edible Garden now has a new table and seating area envisaged as an extension of the community garden – to be used by the community for workshops, displaying produce, lectures and more. Artist Guenther Andraschko outlined his initial vision in this YouTube clip: [youtube] He wanted his design… Read more »

Local Boaties Caught on Camera Cleaning up Henderson Creek

Check out this video… Local Boaties Caught on Camera – Cleaning up Henderson Creek that is!   [youtube ]   Project Twin Streams Henderson Creek’s Operation Spring Clean yields loads of your expected waste – but also a lot of unexpected rubbish, too. Some of strange objects found in the clean-up were an office chair, a… Read more »


Let’s celebrate 10 years of Project Twin Streams, Auckland Council and local communities working together for healthy streams and strong communities. Come and see an exhibition showcasing the people of West Auckland’s hard work and fantastic achievements that are contributing to a sustainable future for all of us. When: Daily from Thursday 17th-Sunday 27th October Where: Centre Court at… Read more »

21-09-2013 – Welcome! New Community Coordinator for Project Twin Streams

Welcome to our new Community Coordinator TINA at PTS ORATIA Before beginning as the new PTS Oratia Community Coordinator, Tina was a valued member of the MPHS Restoration Team undertaking planting pest weed control, volunteer education and technical support for groups engaged in work on the streamside. Tina brings a great deal of experience and… Read more »

23rd February 2013 – Art post dedication at Opanuku Stream

Volunteers from the Henderson Valley Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Supervised Group Home Henderson; Child, Youth and Family; and The Department of Corrections gathered together on Saturday 23rd February at the Opanuku stream to commemorate the years they spent restoring the streamside. The Opanuku stream has been degraded by… Read more »

Waitakere locals go ‘Up the Creek’ at film premiere

Waitakere locals go ‘Up the Creek’ at film premiere It was a popcorn and laughter-filled Friday night at the movies as actors and Waitakere locals ‘walked the red carpet’ for a special film premiere on April 19th in Oratia. Robbers and tortoises both feature in the new short film Up the Creek – a stream… Read more »

Pest control update

Pest control and monitoring are just a couple of the many steps we can take to ensure our native plants and wildlife flourish.  The survival of whole ecosystems is affected by possums so many landowners, including Auckland Council commits resources to possum control at priority sites to ensure long term survival of species and the ecosystems that… Read more »

Glen Eden Intermediate students clean up the Waikumete Stream

Glen Eden Intermediate’s Room 30 students made this fantastic slideshow to depict their contribution to cleaning up the Waikumete Stream: [powerpoint ]

Big Henderson Creek Clean-Up

The Big Henderson Creek Clean-Up was held on Saturday 9th March at Tui Glen reserve. 40 volunteers helped to clean the stream banks on land while 10 volunteers collected waste from the stream from 5 boats. All up we managed to fill ¾ of a large skip and 7 big bags of recycling. Collected waste included… Read more »

Amazing Enviro Maze at Konini Primary

See Len Brown opening the amazing new Enviro Maze art trail at Konini Primary School and check out what the students have created to articulate the message of caring for our streams…