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Support Mahurangi mussel action

by | 9 Nov 2018 | Mussel action | 0 comments

Coromandel mussel farm

North Island Mussels Saving the Mahurangi, the Gulf and the Planet: Whether it’s action on the already too-muddy Mahurangi, the fished-out Hauraki Gulf, or Global Warming of 1.5°C that floats your punt, numbers count. image North Island Mussels

Can you spare half a day to help further-build mussel reefs in the Mahurangi Harbour?

If you have time, the other six quick questions will help Mahurangi Action plan the five-year green-lipped mussel reef restoration research project.

Beyond volunteering, even a modest donation, by greatly leveraging other funding sources this Mahurangi-based five-year research project will potentially pour $1 million into cracking the challenge of at-scale restoration of the once 500-square-kilometre, or more, Hauraki Gulf green-lipped mussel reefs.

 

Musseling in on the action

    Volunteers will be contacted by Carina Sim-Smith with further information. Muster at Scotts Landing.
  • Your response will not obligate you further, in any way.

North Island Mussels logo

Coromandel helping Mahurangi help the Hauraki Gulf.

  • Nominations for candidates for the Mahurangi Action committee

    are now open and can also be made at the annual general meeting


Become a member of Mahurangi Action Incorporated

 

Join or renew online.
Membership fees: $10 for individual; $20 for family; and, bless them, many also make a donation.

 

Mahurangi Action milestones mark some significant achievements

Updated 6 November 2018
1974
Founded, as Friends of the Mahurangi
1975
Tribunal recommends Warkworth wastewater be excluded from the Mahurangi River
1977
Revived the Mahurangi Regatta
1987
Supported Mahurangi West-led campaign that saw off plans to build a road to Te Muri and park up to 2000 cars behind its beach
1991
Conducted poll on aspirations for Mahurangi in 25 years
2001
Publication of Dr Ronald Locker’s 416-page Jade River : A History of the Mahurangi
2002
Successful High Court defence of the public’s entitlement to access Jamieson Bay
2004
Revival of the Mahurangi Regatta Prize-Giving Dance
2004
Leading role in supporting Auckland Regional Council’s Mahurangi Action Plan
2007
Mahurangi Magazine goes online
2007
Establishment of first scientifically designed trials demonstrating that forestry-style nursery methods could slash the cost of raising indigenous plants
2010
Leading role in developing Mahurangi Action Plan: A strategic plan for the catchment 2010–2030
2012
With property holder, establishment of the Mahurangi Farm-Forestry Trail
2015
Warkworth Sediment Improvements Pilot Phase I
2016
Preservation of car-free Te Muri, forever
2016
Culmination of 42-year bid to see council commitment to exclude Warkworth wastewater from the Mahurangi river and harbour
2016
First Mahurangi Regatta held with new, long-term principal sponsor, Teak Construction
2017
Submitted only proposal—for two local boards to replace the current Rodney Local Board—deemed a reasonably practicable option to Auckland’s governance arrangements
2017
Inaugurated, with One Warkworth and supported by Mahurangi Matters, the Warkworth Town Hall Talks
2018
Initiated, with philanthropist member, Mahurangi-based green-lipped mussel reef restoration research project

 

 

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