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WLG helps farmers with riparian management

WLG helps farmers with riparian management

Thanks to funding from the Department of Conservation Arawai Kakariki¬† Waituna Wetlands project, the Waituna Landcare Group is able to offer farmers assistance with their riparian planting programme, employing local, Peter Stewart, to do this work. Peter is now working on six farms in the Waituna Catchment, undertaking planting, clearing of plants and weed control. […]

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World Wetlands Day Celebrated

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
World Wetlands Day Celebrated

World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally on the 2nd February every year. The Waituna Landcare Group and the Gorge Road School joined together to celebrate our local Waituna Wetlands. The senior school walked the Waituna Loop Track, enjoying the new interpretation panels erected last spring and learning about wetland values and the history of the […]

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Working Bee at the Gravel Pit

Working Bee at the Gravel Pit

Weed control is an ongoing necessity at the Gravel Pit with gorse and broom popping up on a regular basis.

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Waituna Landcare Group – AGM

Waituna Landcare Group – AGM

To be held May 13 at the Mokotua Hall. Several speakers on sediment and nutrient loss etc..

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Provide habitat and wildlife will come

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Provide habitat and wildlife will come

With the restoration of water into the Gravel Pit, corner of Hansen Rd and Waituna Lagoon Rd, water birds have returned.

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