On 20 September, members of Te Rūnanga o Ōtākou had an opportunity to walk around the wildlife reserve at Pukekura (Taiaroa Head), hosted by the Department of Conservation.

Access to the reserve is very restricted because it is the only mainland breeding ground for northern royal albatross. We quickly snapped up the opportunity as the ground is a predominant feature of Ōtākou history. A number of other stakeholders were invited as well, which was fantastic for all tamariki and pakeke. Port Otago representatives brought the key to the lighthouse with them. [Read more…]