Arahura Noho Marae helps deepen Connections and build Skills

2021 ES West Coast 08 Noho Marae checking the nets

In August 2021, Enviroschools West Coast gathered at the magnificent Arahura marae for an overnight stay to learn more about the cultural and natural history of the area, to build skills and knowledge for restoring native habitats, and to learn about the restoration of the Arahura river.
2021 ES West Coast 08 Noho Marae Arahura Restoration plantings

Arahura restoration planting.

The Noho Marae provided a wonderful opportunity for 30 students and staff to learn about fish and tuna life at the mouth of the Arahura River, traditional use of local plants, and the riparian restoration planting of a local stream This one-and-a-half-day event was informative, extremely thought-provoking, and inspirational for all who attended. Find out more here.

Banner photo: Watching the nets being recovered from the side of the awa.

Holding the vision of Te Aho Tū Roa and Enviroschools