Opoutere Bird Saver
Opoutere Bird Saver is project to save the bird life and native fauna in Opoutere over approximately 200 hectares. Under direction of the Opoutere Ratepayers and Residents Association, As at 1st Jan 2018 we have over 150 bait Stations, 100 DOC 200 traps and 60 A12's Possum killers. We also look after 12 Hectares at Pokohino Beach trying to save some massive Pohutokawa's from possums. Part of our area goes out onto Opoutere Spit were we have nesting Dotterels, we also have a resisdent flock of approximately 25 Kaka's , as well as many other New Zealand Native birds. We carry out numerous working bees to rid the area of Eleaganus and Ginger along with Privot and Barberry around Opoutere, We are always looking for volunteers.