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VIP Kayak Day at Matuku Link

17 Oct 2020


Saturday 17 October 2020, 1.00pm - Saturday 17 October 2020, 3.00pm

Saturday 17 October 2020, 3.00pm - Saturday 17 October 2020, 5.00pm

Please be at Matuku Link 30 minutes before your start time


Matuku Link, 111 Bethells Road, Waitakere, Auckland

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Entry is opposite Waitakere Valley Fire Station


$60 including all gear (kayaks, paddles, life vests etc)


021 220 7136

Please indicate your preference for the start time of your two hour paddle: 1pm or 3pm


Annalily van den Broeke

021 220 7136

A huge success last year, we’re repeating this once-a-year opportunity, a one-off paddle to raise funds for Matuku Link.

Due to the change in date from lockdown in March, some people had to pull out which creates your chance to join us.

The navigable part of Waitākere River is accessible only from private land and on this one day, access will be allowed.

Matuku Link is a conservation and education project in Bethells/Te Henga, restoring the wetland with plants from our own nursery, protecting the wildlife and rebuilding an old barn into a Wetland Education Centre.

The Waitākere River flows through Matuku Link and into the unique Te Henga wetland. Pateke (brown teal) have been reintroduced, matata (fernbirds) are abundant and you might even see our namesake, the illusive matuku (bittern).

Suggested minimum age is 12 years.


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