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Te Hakari Wetlands

Post Date: 28 May 18       Category

Technology & Science - Te Hakari Wetlands

Some of the Year 10 Technology and Science students recently visited the Te Hakari Wetlands at Kuku Beach, sponsored by the Partnership Through Collaboration Trust.

They were able to see first hand how the low quality farmland has been restored as a conservation area to improve the quality of its surrounding waterways. The students measured the quality of the water to see how it changed throughout the wetlands and were able to see how this affected the life that existed in it. A number of different types of birds were observed. The quantities and variety of birds has improved over the life of the Wetlands. The students really enjoyed planting a range of native shrubs and trees which will help protect the wetlands once they are grown.