JOIN LOCAL PROJECT TONGARIRO CONSERVATION LEGENDS FOR A WALK AROUND THE SHORES OF SOUTH LAKE TAUPŌ'S WONDERFUL WETLANDS - TE MĀTĀPUNA. EXPLORE THE 'KIDNEYS OF THE LAKE' AND LEARN ABOUT THIS UNIQUE LANDSCAPE AND ITS INHABITANTS.
Come and see how the area looks without invasive willows and understand the huge problems we face keeping them at bay! Bring shoes you won’t mind getting wet (or tall gumboots) No cost but a koha to a local restoration project will be appreciated!
Trip Length: 4-5 hours
Minimum Age: 12
Maximum Participants: 20
Meeting Place: Licorice Café Motuoapa
Cost: Koha to the Tauranga-Taupo Restoration
Grade: Grade 2-3, depending on track
PARTICIPANTS ARE ASKED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING:
- Gumboots / or shoes you’re ok with getting wet
- Weather suitable clothing - ie waterproof and warm clothing if wet weather
- Packed lunch and water
- Personal medication
- Insect repellent
Please note: the Trip leader reserves the right to refuse anyone who is insufficiently equipped.
Cancellations dependent on weather. Trip leader will text cell phones before trip proceeds.