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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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Upcoming Meeting

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Upcoming Meeting

Next Waituna Landcare Group meeting  is Monday 22nd April at Kapuka South Community Centre, 7.30pm.

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Conservation Volunteers to the Rescue

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Conservation Volunteers to the Rescue

Fonterra sponsor the Conservation Volunteers to assist with projects in the Waituna Catchment.

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Gravel pit restoration well under way

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gravel pit restoration well under way

Just over a year ago the old gravel pit on the corner of Hanson Rd and Waituna Lagoon Rd was an eyesore

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Gravel pit becomes wetland

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gravel pit becomes wetland

With a good level of water in Polly’s Pond, we are seeing the return of wildlife to the area.

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Gorge Road School Waituna Ambassadors on the Job

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gorge Road School Waituna Ambassadors on the Job

First day on the job was a planting session at the Gravel Pit.

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