Category: Events

Planting Day 8th August 2021

It’s that time of the year again and we have 2000 native trees to plant! This planting day is dedicated to Peter Buckley who recently passed away. He gave so generously to looking after this special area and to the community. He will be remembered fondly and sorely missed. Where: Meet at 1A Duck Creek Road, Stillwater. We have two…

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 Bush Rāhui Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: (Watch the video here) Friends of Okura Bush Local environmentalists applaud Okura rāhui to protect kauri and old-growth forest. Auckland environmentalists are strongly supporting a rāhui being placed on Okura Bush by local iwi Te Kawerau a Maki, Ngati Manuhiri and Ngati Rehua to stop the spread of kauri dieback disease and protect the rare, old-growth coastal forest.…

Okura Forest Festival 17-02-2018

North Shores biggest environmental awareness music festival! A fun day out for all the whole family! Come and get involved in a variety of workshops, browse our delightful eco friendly stalls, sample a delicious range of local food stalls and enjoy some amazing bands! BAND LINEUP: MICE ON STILTS HANS. HARRY PARSONS UNGUS UNGUS UNGUS With many more to come!…

Political Panel on Conservation Hosted by Forest and Bird

Surveys show that conservation is a top voter concern (Stuff.co.nz / Massey UniversityElection Survey). The North Shore branch of Forest and Bird will host a political panel on 4 September, to quiz candidates on their parties’ policies regarding freshwater, climate change, biodiversity and habitat loss, and working with public agencies such as the Department of Conservation.

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