Auckland Council submissions needed – Long Term Plan

Whakaupoko Landcare have provided their submission for the Auckland Council 10 year budget, Long Term Plan: General Feedback Re the AC LTP and RPMP we in general fully support the larger spend on the environment and full implementation of the RPMP. Auckland with only 2% of the total land area of NZ and around 1/3rd […]

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 […]

Community Environment Fund

Andrew Sinclair has provided the application documents for the Community Environment Fund that Patumahoe Village is happy to support and act as fundholder for. CEF Proposal   People Power – Mobilisiing the Vounteer Community by PatumahoeVillageInc   The following letters of support accompanied the application.  Thanks to all those who contributed! NZ Landcare Trust Awhitu […]

WRC Small Scale Initiative Fund Grant. 2012

Whakaupoko Landcare Group has received a $4,976.00 grant from Waikato Regional Council for ongoing Pest control. This is a one off grant obtained from the ‘Small Scale Initiative Fund’. This money will enable the Group to continue with existing pest control and expand further into the AkaAka area. Without such support the Group’s activities would […]

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 […]