Castlecliff Reserve &
Karaka St Wetland
Have your say on the Castlecliff coastal reserve...
Have your say the Council’s review of its Castlecliff Coastal Reserve Management plan (& Queens Park plan) with this online survey.
Copy of current plan here
Feel free to join the discussion on Viewpoint
or email Carolyn McIntyre (Carolyn.McIntyre@whanganui.govt.nz) (Queens Park) or Alisha Huijs (Alisha.Huijs@whanganui.govt.nz) (Castlecliff Coastal Reserve) directly.
1. Weed Control
In November, DOC and Horizons will be clearing invasive weeds from the banks of the stream. This will be repeated in In October 2017 as needed.
Also in November there will be a public weeding day organised by Castlecliff Coast Care.
2. Channel Clearance
In December, Wanganui Alliance will clear weed and logs from selected spots of the stream to improve the flow and make better fish habitat.
This will be repeated in July 2017, and annually as needed.
3. Streamside Planting
In Spring 2017, there will be a public planting day of local native plants in Site 1.
This will be repeated in sites 2 and 3 in 2018 and 2019. Volunteers will be organised to help care for planting sites as needed.
Friends of Karaka Wetland is a community group of people interested in caring for the wetland and channel in Castlecliff, preserving it as a habitat for native species, and improving it as a public amenity.
Click above for PDF copy of full report