Local Treasures

Local Treasures

Celebrating Matariki – the Moonlight Lantern Walk
July 17, 2023 Ambury Regional Park | COMMUNITY | Education | EVENTS | Friends of the Farm | Local Treasures | Manukau Harbour

Families gathered at Ambury Farm Park during Matariki weekend to make lanterns & enjoy a moonlit walk to the Mānukau foreshore.

Important information for cat owners around Ambury Regional Park
April 13, 2023 Ambury Regional Park | Birds of Māngere Bridge | COMMUNITY | Friends of the Farm | Manukau Harbour | Pest Control

Reminding Māngere Bridge local cat owners how we can help support the marvelous shorebird and wildlife sanctuary at our doorstep…

Restoring the mauri of our Maunga
December 7, 2022 COMMUNITY | Local Treasures | Newsletter Issue 5 Dec 2022

Pūriri, nīkau, kōwhai, kāramuramu (coprosma) and wharariki (mountain flax) are just some of the native species planted on Te Pane o Mataoho during this year’s planting season.

Friends of the Farm turns 10!
December 6, 2022 CARING | COMMUNITY | Community Orchard | CONNECTED | Friends of the Farm | Local Treasures | Newsletter Issue 5 Dec 2022 | Our People | Recycling | WASTEWISE

Ten years of making a difference in Māngere Bridge, a reflection on achievements and looking ahead.

Summer planting tips from Whenua Warrior
December 6, 2022 COMMUNITY | Education | Local Treasures | Newsletter Issue 5 Dec 2022

January, February and March are our true summer months when the garden flourishes. Kelly from Whenua Warrior

Māngere Bridge: a sanctuary for shorebirds
September 18, 2022 Ambury Regional Park | Local Treasures | Manukau Harbour | Newsletter Issue 4 – Sep 2022

Māngere Bridge is located on the shores of the aptly named Manukau Harbour. In te reo Māori, ‘Manukau’ translates to ‘settling birds’. With its shallow tidal flats, the harbour is

Spring planting tips from Whenua Warrior
September 18, 2022 CARING | Local Treasures | Newsletter Issue 4 – Sep 2022 | Our People

Kelly from Whenua Warrior says, “It’s time to prepare your garden beds for spring planting!”

The First Crossing – A history of the Māngere Bridge
September 12, 2022 COMMUNITY | Local Treasures | Manukau Harbour | The Māngere Bridge

An intriguing history of multiple crossings between Onehunga and Māngere Bridge penned by local scribe Robyn