The Buffer Zone was started in 2004 and is made up of a growing number of large areas of private land and/or groups of private properties (including the Forest Ridge community) close to the Ark project area who are also carrying out predator control with assistance from the project and ARC Biosecurity. To become part of the Ark in the Park Buffer Zone contact our Project Manager.
Matuku Reserve is 120 hectares of regenerating bush with wetland, purchased by Forest and Bird between 1979 and 2002, with predator control being carried out by Waitakere Branch volunteers. Click here for more information on Matuku Reserve.
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