Bug Man visit
ONE of Northland’s premier spots for seeing native species has partnered with an ambassador for nature in a series of community events on Friday. Dragonfly Springs Wetlands Reserve, Onerahi, has invited Ruud Kleinpaste, the ‘Bug Man’, to visit Whanga¯ rei and share his knowledge. Ruud will be be giving a presentation at Onerahi Community Centre, 10.30-11.30am, on Friday followed by a educator’s workshop (11.30-1.30pm) and afternoon of family activities (2.30-4pm) with Ruud at Dragonfly Springs, which includes the opportunity for a picnic lunch with one of the visiting food trucks. Later in the day Ruud will be at Forum North for Whanga¯ rei Library’s Spring into Summer Talk Series (5.30-7.30pm in the Cafler suite). All events are free of charge.