Peak fire near saddle

The blaze that appeared last night on Te Mata Peak at approximately 8:15 has been extinguished by fire crews, leaving a blackened hillside, and with all tracks and roads intact. The location of the fire was just above the saddle, between the road and the yellow walking track. Mike Dev
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Spring Growth and Our Park Birdlife

Spring growth is well underway in the Park with leaves on the bare branches of the deciduous trees and new growth showing on most of the others. The white flowers of the tree lucerne are a favourite of kereru which are easily passed by unless they fly off noisily from close range. You
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Car Park Construction to Commence Soon

The construction of two sets of toilets, a visitor shelter and a new enlarged car park will get underway in Te Mata Park on Tuesday 24 October 2017. “This is an exciting time for Te Mata Park. These new facilities are absolutely essential to meet the growing demands being placed on th
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