About Māngere Bridge
Friends of the Farm – a community group
Come join us and celebrate the Manukau Harbour by kayaking around the edge of Ambury Farm, Māngere Bridge. Spot native wildlife with Experiencing Marine Reserves and Friends of the Farm, learn about freshwater monitoring with Whitebait Connection and participate in a waste wise workshop with Para Kore Ki Tāmaki. Fun for the whole whānau.
You can read about previous Kayak Days here.
This event provides a taster into kayaking, freshwater monitoring and waste wise learning through a 3hr time slot. Expect to spend ~50mins on the water kayaking. Please only register if you can commit to the full 3hr timeslot.
Te Kura Moana – Experiencing Marine Reserves runs a series of free and subsidised events over the summer months – we rely on your support to make them happen. We appreciate donations, either cash/eftpos on the day, online or by giving a koha of your time volunteering at a future event. Some people donate $5-10pp.
Children younger than 8 will not be able to participate. Children aged 8-12 need to have a confident adult in the back of their kayak. Children under 13 need an adult companion.
Registrations are essential.
This event is in partnership with The Friends of the Farm , Auckland Sea Kayaks, Whitebait Connection and Para Kore Ki Tāmaki and is funded by The Bobby Stafford-Bush FoundationAuckland Unlimited. and Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa.
Saturday 25th March, 2023
Here’s your early-bird registration link: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/mangere-kayak-day-registration-562845725717?discount=MANGERE
Remaining tickets will go live on Monday the 20th March
• Group A: 11.45am – 2.45pm
• Group B: 11.45am – 2.45pm
• Group C: 1.15pm – 4.15pm
Please arrive at least 15mins prior and check in at the tent. If you are running late please call 021 0645125
Where: Kiwi Esplanade Reserve, 85 Kiwi Esplanade, Māngere Bridge
Please note that the maximum weight for the sea kayaks is 120kg per person.
If you are feeling unwell (sore throat, running nose, loss of taste/smell) please let us know prior as soon as possible. You will not be able to attend the event. If you suffer from allergies – please let us know when you arrive.
Cancellation policy: If you give less than 24hrs notice when cancelling your registration or you no show without a valid excuse (i.e COVID, or other illness) then you will be sent an invoice of $20 per person.