Known as native monkey flower, Maori Musk and Native Musk, Mimulus repens is a small plant with a beautiful flower that lives in the intertidal lagoon.
Please see http://nzpcn.org.nz/flora_details.asp?ID=286 for further details on mimulus repens.
Freshwater Fish & General Surveys
Three surveys were performed by the Department of Conservation during 2010.
The freshwater fish survey in November 2010 was to determine the composition and abundance of freshwater fish species in McCarties Stream.
Please read more on the results of this survey in the attached file below:
Key recommendations from the conservancy surveys were:
A biological control gone mad, Gambusia were introduced to control mosquitoes however they now exist in numbers in Te Pueaharuri Stream. A native from Mexico these fish are now a source of worry in New Zealand.