Create a haven for wildlife in your backyard

If you live in the Hibiscus and Bays local board area and your property is within 20m of a stream you may be eligible for free advice and support via the North-west Wild Link Assistance Programme.

The Kaipatiki Project Environment Centre are partnering with the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board to support private landowners to care for our waterways and restore stream habitats which are important green corridors for our native fish, birds and other wildlife.

The North-west Wild Link Assistance Programme offers private property owners FREE assistance to get started on stream bank restoration including:

  • An on-site consultation with an expert advisor from Kaipatiki Project Environment Centre
  • Information on the best species to plant on your property and advice on effective weed control
  • Some support with getting rid of weeds
  • Some free native plants

To arrange your FREE consultation, contact Kaipatiki Project’s Natural Heritage Coordinator before May 29th 2015 by phoning 09 482 1172 or email  Some conditions apply –  please give Jacqui Knight a call to discuss this opportunity further.

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