Community Waitakere - Auckland, New Zealand

Community Waitākere has created these resource sheets, filled with facts, activities outside and opportunities to create and play. Learn more about the wonders of the natural world that can be found at your home, in your neighbourhood or at your school!


    Resources in Te Reo

Rauemi ki te reo māori anakē

Here are our resources about different topics in te reo anakē mõ ngā tauira. Karawhiua!



Torohia ngā wāhi/ Exploring your place

Let’s discover the area around you - your backyard, school or neighbourhood. What kinds of creatures will you find?


       OUR BIRDS

Ngā manu/ birds

Learn more about our beautiful, rare and endangered manu!


       OUR PESTS

Riwa rāwaho/ Introduced predators

Introduced predators prey on our manu, pekapeka and other beautiful creatures. Learn more!




Water quality

What makes an awa/ stream healthy or not? Find out more here!



     OUR INANGA (Whitebait)

Īnanga / Whitebait

These beautiful and threatened native fish are having a hard time – find out why.



      OUR PEKAPEKA (Bats)

Pekapeka tou roa / long-tailed bat

Find out about the critically endangered pekapeka tou roa/ long-tailed bat.




Rākau/ Our trees

Information and activities about our rākau.




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