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    Discover Pupukemoana 2024

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    Event description

    Discover Pupukemoana is a free family event by Pupuke Birdsong Project and Takapuna North Community Trust to raise awareness of the ecology and threats to Lake Pupuke.

    This event will give the community an opportunity to learn through experience; guided kayaking and snorkeling tours, Pumphouse Theatre tours, Killarney Park guided tours, workshops such as Raranga (weaving) & bilingual conservation/gardening, Nature Explorers nature based pre-school learning sessions and talks on relevant lake issues such as freshwater quality, pests and bird rescue.

    Learn about freshwater pests and be in to win an amazing Kayak Package sponsored by the Environmental Services @ Auckland Council.

     
    Event Details:

    🗓️ Date:
     Sunday, 14th April 2024
    ⏰ Time:
     9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (opening ceremony 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
    📌 Location:
     Killarney Park, 38b Killarney Street, Takapuna, Auckland

    The free guided kayak & snorkel tours and Raranga workshop will be run by Experience Marine Reserves. Click here to register.


    Grow Your Backyard bilingual conservation / gardening workshops 
    is run by Ben Zhang from Little Ben Garden.

    There will be 2 different bilingual (English / Mandarin) workshops:
    Workshop 1: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM on Pest Plants & April Gardening Guide
    Workshop 2: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM on Pest Animals / Predators & May Gardening Guide


    Catch Nature Explorers at Discover Pupukemoana. Our nature based pre-school learning session is run by our very own Natasha Geo at Sylvan Park during the school term but Natasha will be running 3 sessions on site. These sessions are suitable for ages 3 - 6 years*:

    Session 1: 10:30 AM - Plastic waste
    Session 2: 11:30 AM - The sea
    * Children must be supervised by guardians at all times


    The Pumphouse Theatre guided tour is run by Mags Delaney-Moffatt from the Pumphouse.
    There will be 15x spots available for each time slot. Participants MUST be reasonably fit (stair climbing involved).
    Slot 1: 11:00 AM
    Slot 2: 1:00 PM

    The guided Killarney Park tour is run by Ranger, Anna Baine from Community Parks Programmes. This tour starts at 10:30 AM. There will be 30x spots available.

    Pre-register here for the Grow Your Backyard workshops, the Nature Explorers sessions, the Pumphouse Theatre and Killarney Park tours.

    For more information on Discover Pupukemoana 2024, visit Takapuna North Community Trust


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