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 faced to keep them at bay!

Location: Meet at the Licorice Cafe, Motuoapa, SH1.

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Bookings close 2 January 2024.

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Te whakamahi i ngā rauemi o Tuihonoa Te Reo o Te Repo hei whakarite ara whakaako curates our collection of te reo Māori resources drawn from Te Reo o Te Repo – The Voice of the Wetland. He kōrero hei āwhina i te kaiako is a mātauranga pūtaiao framework for kaiako with suggestions on how to use the repo resources.

Repo (wetlands) – a context for learning curates our collection of English-medium resources, along with pedagogical and curriculum information. The interactive Wetlands – inquiry and action learning process supports educators who are interested in local wetland connections and restoration. We’ve also created Te repo/wetlands – a public collection for you to copy and use.

Explore the importance of wetlands alongside the Waikato River here.

Willow trees are regarded as a pest plant. Use this context for learning to explore threats to our native ecosystems from weeds and cultivate authentic cross-curricular learning.

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See our Estuaries and wetlands Pinterest Board for more helpful resources.

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