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Pekapeka and pūrakau (bat walk)

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One event on Friday 25th March 2022 at 6:30pm

One event on Saturday 26th March 2022 at 6:30pm

Cost: Free


Ōpanuku Pipeline Track Entrance

Opposite 64 Mountain Road, Henderson Valley
Auckland, 0612

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About this Event

Join us on our annual hīkoi pekapeka in Te Waonui a Tiriwa (the Waitākere Ranges). Your hosts will be expert of the ngāhere (forest) ranger Riki Bennett (Ngāti Pikiao, Te Arawa; Ngāti Porou) and Sophie Barclay, bat educator. Listen as relax as well talk about pekapeka, pūrakau and the ngahere – while being soothed by taonga puoro (traditional māori musical instruments).
What to bring: Closed-toed shoes, long pants (mosquitoes!), a torch or head torch and a mask.
Brought to you by Community Waitākere.

Booking Required.
To book and find the latest updates and Covid guidelines for this event visit https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/pekapeka-and-purakau-stories-and-sights-of-te-waonui-a-tiriwa-tickets-292894524407

This event is part of EcoFest West 2022, a month-long celebration of our stunning environment. Share your photos from this event with #ecofestwest.