We were privileged to be invited to be part of the celebration of the Te Maru o Kaituna Strategy celebration on Sunday the 21st September. Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority is a co-governance partnership mandated to restore, protect, and enhance the environmental, cultural, and spiritual health and well-being of the Kaituna River. It is […]
This just goes to show what an amazing job the plants do of holding the dunes together. This is at Newdicks Beach where the dunes get a regular battering from storm surges, but the pingao and spinifex are fantastic at securing the sand, and keeping the dunes intact. Dunes are our first line of defence […]
370 new plants have been put in next to Pukehina Surf Club to cover the area where a new septic tank has been contructed. Lets hope they all do well and grow in nicely. Many thanks to our enthusiastic planting team!
We had a good turn out to our working bee on Maketu Spit last weekend. Seventeen people planted two hundred trees on the estuary margin, and helped to fix the pest deflection fence. They were treated to the sight of a flock of Royal Spoonbills using the wetland in the area that used to be […]
Photo source: palmers.co.nz Myrtle rust has been found in a private garden in Te Puke. Please check out this link and stay vigilant. It is a very serious fungal disease that affects plants in the myrtle family such as pōhutukawa and mānuka, so it’s really important it is controlled.