2019

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 and the World Premier of the documentary The Flight of the Kuriri.

Sunday August 11th 9:00AM – Weeding on Shellbank

Meeting at the centre at 9:00AM we will walk out to the shellbank to pull weeds and clear some space for our birds to roost. Bring some gloves and your own lunch.

Saturday September 14th 12:00PM – Weeding on Shellbank

Meeting at the centre at 12:00PM we will walk out to the shellbank to pull weeds and clear some space for our birds to roost. Bring some gloves and come a little early to eat lunch, have a cuppa and catch up with the other volunteers.

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 Biz Bell who will be speaking about Black Petrels in the Hauraki Gulf.

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.

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