Takiroa Wetlands

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Meridian Energy

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Meridian Energy in partnership with nga runaka and landowners Jan and Geoff Keeling to aid in the restoration of the Takiroa stream and wetland complex. Aim of this project was to develop a mahika Kai site and improve the amenity value of the alps 2 ocean cycle way. The maintenance involved the fixing of plant guards and de-guarding of mature plants, scrub-baring and knapsack spraying was undertaken to release plantings and remove scrub, targeted weed removal was undertaken on blackberry, boxthorn and willows. Future planting is planned with the aid of an ecologist to help decide plant species.