Sunday February 24th 2:00PM – Special Event – Pacific Golden Plover Project
High tide is at 12:00PM with good bird watching from 10:00AM. The guest speaker will be Wally Johnson who will talk about Tracking the Pacific Golden Plover around the Pacific at 2:00PM.
Sunday March 10th 1:00PM – Autumn Migration Day
See Arctic birds at their best before they leave on their migration north to the Arctic and help us launch ‘The Year of the Wrybill 2019’. High tide is at 11:00AM with good bird watching from 9:00AM. The guest speaker will be Nick Ledgard of BRaid who will talk about Looking after braided rivers of the South Island.
Sunday May 26th 10:00AM – Annual General Meeting
High tide is at 12:30PM with good bird watching from 11:00am. Professor Mick Clout will give an update on the Kakapo Recovery Program.
Sunday June 23rd – Birds New Zealand – Firth of Thames Wader Census
Help us collect the winter census data for the Firth of Thames. Phone Tony Habraken on 09 238 5284 for details.
Saturday August 10th 6:00PM – Winter Potluck Dinner
There will be a Working Bee from 10:00AM to 2:00PM and then it will be a good time to watch the birds around the high tide at 3:00PM. Followed by a Potluck dinner at 6:00PM. The guest speaker is still to be advised. Come for one or all of the events.
Sunday October 20th 1:00PM – Welcome to the Birds
See the birds that have just arrived back from the Arctic and wish our New Zealand migrants well on their migration south. High tide is at 12:00PM with good bird watching from 10:00AM. Then join us in the centre at 1:00PM for our guest speaker (to be advised).
Sunday 1st December – Birds New Zealand – Firth of Thames Wader Census
Help us collect the summer census data for the Firth of Thames. Phone Tony Habraken on 09 238 5284 for details.
Please check back regularly for any additions or changes to the programme.