Predator Free Patumahoe – Trap Day

Time to get serious with rats. This Friday May 19th we have a free rat trap and cage pick up afternoon at Patumahoe School from 2.25 – 4.30pm. If you are able to help hand out traps and talk to people that would be great. You are welcome to come along and pick up 1 […]

Te Whangai Trust Community partnership

Whakaupoko Landcare/ Te Whangai trust Community partnership On the second Wednesday of every month, from 10.00am – 12.30pm Whakaupoko Landcare and Community Members are welcome to come and work alongside Te Whangai staff & students at their Tui Glen Nursery 188 Jutland Road, Pukekohe (At end of Princes Street West) Pukekohe-(next door to the new […]

Mauku Stream project – Landowners wanted

Whakaupoko has been steadily working on a project aiming to improve water quality in our local Mauku stream. One of the first landowners to agree to participate has been the local historical St Bride’s Church, and many hours have been spent planting and maintaining a riparian strip on that property alongside the stream. The project […]

Working Bee – Saturday 1 August 2015

Saturday 1st August 2015, 12.30pm at the stream behind St Brides Church, Findlay Road, Mauku Whakaupoko Landcare extends an invitation to everyone and anyone to come and join in for a couple of hours helping out with the second year of the St Brides riparian planting project. For those who have not yet visited the historic […]

Village Planters – all welcome!

Over 20 people came to the first meeting of garden enthusiasts at a coffee morning last month in the Patumahoe Butchers shop café. Included were both long term residents of the district as well as more recent additions to the community . The idea behind the group is to provide an opportunity for people to […]

Whakaupoko (West Franklin) Landcare Fieldday – 2 March 2013

Activities Pest Control Update – Practical Solutions & short walk to an outlook near the top of Bald Hill Bar b Que – Pot luck – Bring some  food & drinks – A great chance to catch up on everyone and check out the kereru dining on the cabbage tree berries on the driveway in. […]

Te Ara O Whangamaire – Community Track

Te Ara O Whangamaire – Official Opening On behalf of Whakaupoko Landcare, Patumahoe Village Inc and Patumahoe School you are invited to join us for the official opening and walk of Te Ara O Whangamaire. This is the newly completed walkway in Patumahoe connecting the Village with the natural environment. Te Ara O Whangamaire  begins […]

Auckland Environment Community Awards

Last week (30th July 2012) Whakaupoko Landcare represented by Dave Puflett, Roelf Schreuder and Andrew Sinclair attended the Auckland Council Environment Awards. It was an excellent evening with a large crowd including many Councillors, MP’s and also Mayor Len Brown. The overall winner was Paremoremo Community who are doing great work. You can find out […]