Nursery

Nursery Report Summer 2022

We have experienced a very wet spring so we have carried on infill planting into October, all over the park. We found a very wet spot in Workingman’s wetland to plant 50 kahikatea and over

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Chairperson comment

Message from the Chairperson Summer 2022/23

After twenty years on the Tāwharanui Open Sanctuary Society (TOSSI) committee, the last eight as chairperson, Alison Stanes MBE has retired. Of course, she has only retired from the committee, and we still expect she

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Sunday in the Park

Sunday in the Park 5th February 2023

Volunteer Days with TOSSI 9am-12.30pm  The first Sunday in the month is for volunteers to come along and join in with tasks that we can do around the park, no matter what your level of

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Insects

New Home for Wētāpunga

New Home for Wētāpunga On Friday 28th October 220 Wētāpunga (Deinacrida heteracanthawere) were released at Tawharanui. The project was a collaboration between Auckland Council, Ngāti Manuhiri settlement Trust, Butterfly Creek and TOSSI. They were taken

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Kiwi at night
Birds

Kiwi call monitoring 2022

Kiwi call count monitoring has finished at Tāwharanui Regional Park for another year. Thank you to those who braved the cold and were so co-operative when filling gaps in the roster at the last minute.

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People pricking out native seedlings at a table
Nursery

Nursery report

After a three month hiatus, the nursery group got back into action on Thursday 11 November. Since then, under Covid restrictions and guidelines a limited number of volunteers began the task of pricking out about

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2021 Planting Progress
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2022 trees and grasses planted

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