Bream Head Scenic Reserve

The Bream Head Scenic Reserve is classified as an outstanding ecosystem supporting a diversity of species contains unique archaeological, historical and landscape features and represents the largest area of coastal pohutukawa-broadleaf forest remaining in Northland, and one of the best in the country.

The Bream Head Conservation Trust was established in 2002 to restore and maintain these features and enhance its recreational and educational potential.

Latest News

Weed Control at Ocean Beach: Please comment on our Five Year Plan

Bream Head Skink: New Species of Skink found at Bream Head

Skink Gallery: Bream Head Skink Photos

See also: NZ Herald report on our new skink species

Ocean Beach Weed Plan

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We're excited about our five year plan to knock back weeds like ice plant and buffalo grass at Ocean Beach. What do you think?

Latest News

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Keep up to date with our monthly Rangers Report or twice yearly Trust Newsletter. You can browse back issues here or sign up to receive the latest copies by email.

Projects

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Join the Busby Trappers a group of dedicated volunteers on the second Sunday of each month at 9am in the Urquhart Bay car park working to restore the bush around Busby Head.

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

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Bream Head (Te Whara) is an important site for local iwi and the area has considerable mana in relation to the peaks and as a food gathering source.