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Gerontius Reserve

New group. Aims: to encourage the care and inmprovement in our neighbourhood of this half hectare reserve. Encourage our children to get out into nature, learn about it and care for the area. Kahikatea, northern rata, rewarewa, kohekohe, puriri, banded kokopu, morepork/ruru, fantail, kereru, tui, silver eyes, grey warbler, kingfisher.  Current activities: bush walks, collect rubbish, weed control, rat control. Specialist skills: weed control experience, Growsafe qualifications, plant identification skills.

Friends of Puketoki

Friends of Puketoki  are a group of local volunteers with the vision of maintaining a pest free environment in this virgin lowland Podocarp reserve under the auspices of the WBOP District Council and with assistance of the BOP Regional Council and Wild About NZ. It is the home of the endangered Toutouwai, the N I Robin, and is much used by the public with 20 and 50 minute well maintained tracks.

Manaia Kauri Sanctuary

To protect and enhance the ngahere-awa-moana and all living creatures that live within it from pests and apply matauranga Maori to the kaitiaki of the whenua awa and moana

Activities: Weed control pest control fencing and planting

Parties involved: Schools iwi, local landowners researchers


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