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Postponement date if there's bad weather: Saturday 16 February 2019

Discover the mysteries of Wairarapa Moana Wetlands by following a trail of clues on the shore of Lake Wairarapa. Along the way you’ll meet experts on the fish, birds, plants and history that make the area so special, and see some live demonstrations.

Joining us on the day will be:

Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa

The Department of Conservation (DOC)

Sustainable Coastlines

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Sustainable Wairarapa

Wairarapa Pukaka to Palliser Alliance

South Wairarapa Biodiversity Group

South Wairarapa District Council

All ages welcome, young and old. We’ll also have citizen scientists in the lake measuring kākahi (freshwater mussels), supervised by Riverscapes.

To find out more about the kākahi monitoring, or to get involved, contact

When: Sunday, 10th February 2019, starting at 10:00am (event finished 7 months ago)
Duration: 3 hours
Where: Wairarapa Moana, Lake Domain, South Soldiers Settlement Road, Featherston
Price/Cost: FREE
Getting there:

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