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Department of Conservation

03 520 3002

February 2019

Whatamango Pa Harakeke

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Whatamango Recreation Reserve, Port Underwood Road, Whatamango Bay
Marlborough, 7281
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At Whatamango Recreation Reserve there is a nationally renown harakeke garden, the Renee Orchiston Collection. Each of the 50 different varieties of harakeke are different genetically, and are used in different ways by weavers. Come and hear about the collection, harvest your own harakeke according to tikanga (protocol), and after a demonstration from weavers, weave yourself a small putiputi (flower) to take home. Bring your picnic tea and make an evening of it! Bring a blanket, warm clothes, and insect…

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Bird Safari, Wairau Lagoons

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2019 at 8:00am

Wairau Lagoon, Wairau River
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Enjoy a guided walk, watching a variety of bird life and other natural history delights at the Wairau Lagoons, 70 species of birds live in the lagoon area, including royal spoonbills, banded dotterels, pied stilts and many more, come along, bring your binoculars, suitable shoes and clothing for the conditions and some food, water and sunscreen, a bird identification book if you have one. There will be a special appearance from an iconic Marlborough raptor guest on site. Bookings essential,…

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