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Conservation Groups: Waikouaiti

Seethe list below for information on what these groups are doing and how you canjoin the conservation volunteering team.

Hawksbury  Lagoon Inc

The Hawksbury Lagoon is a 51 hectare Wildlife Refuge. The group’s aims are to enhance, protect and conserve the habitats of the wildlife and plant life within the environs of the Hawksbury Lagoon. Volunteers can help with planting, clearing and maintaining areas around the lagoon.

Email: Shirley McKewen -
Website: Hawksbury Lagoon website

Orokonui Estuary Living Legends Planting

Returning low-lying rank pasture to a thriving natural wetland to provide habitat for native fish and foraging birds.  Monthly working bees are held on the last Sunday of every month (except June and July) to help clear and release native plants from grass, gorse and broom.

Check out the DOC webpage for more details about the working bees and to register for free transport

Website: DOC webpage

River-Estuary Care:  Waikouaiti-Karitane

Maintaining a healthy river and estuary ecosystem through community participation. The group’s main activities are: monitoring, habitat restoration, advocacy and bird-counting. All welcome on workdays and other activities.


Andy Barratt +64 21 890 048

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