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Matariki night walk at Aongatete Forest Project
June 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm NZST
LOCATION is near to the top of Wright Road. Turn right towards the Aongatete Outdoor Education Centre, BUT park in the carpark before the gate. The AFP building is the in paddock above the carpark.
Experience the pest managed Aongatete Forest Park at night and see the forest and its many nocturnal inhabitants in action, including huge wetas, amazing spiders and glowworms. This is a joint initiative between DOC and the AFP and we aim to provide you with an amazing experience exploring our forest creatures and our night skies. Enjoy a hot cuppa and some star gazing at the Kohunga after your walk.
Bring a torch or headlight, appropriate footwear and warm clothing.
Event will be cancelled if it is unsuitable weather with a possible postponement to 21st June.
This event is best suited to adults and children 10 years and above.
Cost is FREE. Maximum 16 people
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Please arrive 15 minutes earlier so we can all begin walking at 7pm. We will all meet in the carpark OUTSIDE the Outdoor Education Centre gates, and begin our walk from there.