Author: Lezette Reid

Wilderness Connecton Day 21st March 2020

Guided ecology walks, forest restoration, kai & live music! Come along and learn about how we can protect our last remaining wild places. This is a day to gain a deeper understanding of our natural world and the steps we can take to restore and protect it. However, the information provided is not specific to the local area, so all…

Okura Forest Festival 2020 Workshop Times

Our beautiful World needs your help! Okura Forest Festival 2020’s astonishing workshops will inspire you to make our planet a better place! Here’s the full lineup Get your ticket now to attend one of the incredible workshops that are on offer at OFF2020. The “bio’s” of the speakers follow on from the poster. Dr Mike Joy – The future of…

AGM 2019 Reports

Here are the reports from FOOB’s 6th Annual General Meeting held on Sunday 28th July 2019 at 3pm. We are so blessed to have such a wonderful supportive community engaged in restoring the biodiversity in this neck of the woods. We’d love to hear your questions and ideas after you read this. Chairpersons Report: Threats/Solutions: We are working hard to…

Celebrate at Okura Forest Festival this Saturday!

This Saturday, 16th February, celebrate our natural world and enjoy amazing music with your family and friends at Auckland’s largest environmental awareness music festival! As well as a full afternoon and evening of dazzling main stage artists, you can get involved in a fascinating range of workshops, browse our delightful eco-friendly stalls and sample sumptuous local food! Buy your tickets…

Okura Forest Festival 16th Feb 2019

An outstanding line up of local and international musicians hitting Okura for Auckland’s largest environmental awareness fundraiser, the Okura Forest Festival. Workshops include New Zealand’s Dr Mike Joy (Fresh Water scientist), Dr Robin Kelly (Health effects from 5G technology) and more. For tickets, info and updates, check out okuraforest festival.com and please share the event page on FB https://www.facebook.com/OkuraForestFestival/

Bird news from the Beach

Bird News from the Beach By Bernard Micheux It’s definitely the time for changing of the guards down at Karepiro Beach with the winter migrant South Island Pied Oystercatchers down to 26 birds from a winter high of 325. There has been a steady decline since September as birds started leaving to breed on the braided rivers of Hawke’s Bay…

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