South Kaipara Landcare is made up of residents who are passionate about the local environment.  We have a small committee and are always on the lookout for new members.  If you would like to join us on the committee or as a member please contact us at

South Kaipara Landcare feature in theValley Voice

South Kaipara Landcare recently featured in the October edition of the Valley Voice.  To read the article click here.


10 Tips for attracting birds to your backyard

Here are 10 things that you can do that could help bring native birds back to your garden.

via 10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden — Conservation blog

Te Rau Puriri (Regional Park)

Phil and the team at Te Rau Puriri have recently launched a series of youtube clips about Te Rau Puriri.  There are plenty of local faces featured in the clips, including previous owners the Smeaton’s and McLeod’s who share their memories and stories of the farms.

Cedric and Dianne McLeod – McLeods Farm – a park in the making.

Mavis Smeaton – Harbourview farm to public playground

Phil Evans- Te Rau Puriri Regional Park- An Introduction

Karen & Erin Leighton – From the saddle – Te Rau Puriri Regional Park