We are two retired neighbours in properties that back onto the reserve working with others to:
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Rivers, streams and lakes
We are a group of Makara locals who work to improve the environmental health of Makara Beach, Makara Estuary, Makara Stream and Ohariu Stream. Our core activities are riparian planting, fencing of waterways, trapping of pests, holding planting work parties and hosting an annual community field day. We are always keen for more volunteers so please get in touch if you are interested!
The Ōpāwaho-Heathcote River Network River Network was formed in June 2015 and it became an incorporated society in November 2017.
To bring back bird song into Little Bay and re-connect land people and well being through a predator free future
Activities: Weed control pest control
Parties involved: Land owners, iwi, Good Nature and Predator Free NZ
Preserve protect, maintain and retore the wetland, domain and back dune system.
Activities: Weed control and pest control
Parties involved: Landowners, ratepayers and residents, Department of Conservation
The project is known as Reconnecting the Community and Donalds Creek to Lake Wairarapa.
We are a community group of volunteers, working to enhance the ecological and aesthetic values of Kahotea Stream, located in Titahi Bay, Porirua (near Onepoto Park).
Functioning as an umbrella group, BRaid works to protect, enhance and restore braided river ecosystems through co-operation and partnerships with iwi, individuals, schools, community groups, commercial and recreational stakeholders, and with government departments responsible for river management including local and regional councils, the Department of Conservation and Land Information NZ.