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108 Mercury Way, September 28th
It’s easy to see why the Spinnaker Lookout walkway is a favourite with the locals in Whitby! Within minutes of entering the walkway you will find yourself in the middle of a forest, under a canopy of massive trees that drain out all the noise from the area, with only birds chirping up. It’s truly magical. Lend a hand maintaining the track and clearing weeds that are encroaching on the surrounds native bush - tools, gloves and training provided as well as free transort if needed.
96 Happy Valley Road, September 29th
The Owhiro Bay stream is the only unpiped stream flowing to the south coast in Wellington City. It provides important habitat for aquatic animals and the surrounding bush acts as a valuable connecting corridor between places such as Karori Wildlife Sanctuary and the town belt. Join us for a day of freshwater conservation and help to protect this precious resource!
TBC, Sep 30th and 4 other dates
Do you want to help create habitat for our native lizards, insects, and birds such as tui and kaka? Lend a hand with pest weed and predator control at the Forest at the Heart of Wellington (this includes sites all over Wellington as an extension of the Townbelt) Volunteering is a great way to get to know Wellington's natural places and to meet new people. Tools, training, and transportation provided.
Wainuiomata, October 2nd
Join us for a day of tree planting to help restore the banks of the Wainuiomata River and protect the unique landscape of Baring Head/Orua-pouanui, well known for its iconic lighthouse. We are creating essential habitat for freshwater fish such as inanga and eels. Tools, training and transportation provided!
7 Lower Tyers Road, Ngauranga, October 4th
Come join fellow volunteers to help restore a vital water way in the heart of Khandallah and learn about its history. We will be focusing on clearing the track up to the dam in order for future work to be carried out by the stream itself.
Tawatawa Reserve, October 11th
Come lend at a hand at the CVNZ nursery where you can be involved in the propagation of thousands of native seedlings, destined for our long-term restoration project, Forest at the Heart of Wellington. Volunteer activities include potting-on some of our seedlings and routine weeding of the plants and nursery itself. Tools, gloves, training and transport provided.
Aotea, October 13th
Imagine a forest alive with the sound of tui and a clean stream full of inanga and eels. Porirua City was once covered with dense native forest - help us to restore mainland island sanctuaries such as Bothamley Park where some of the old-growth forest still stands. Free transport to and from the project available!
Plimmerton, October 14th
Taupo swamp is an ecologically important site protected by the QEII National Trust. It is home to 19 species of bird, a diverse range of plants, native fish such as the longfin eel and kokopu - a treasure for native wildlife right on our doorstep. We have partnered with the Friends of Taupo Swamp and Porirua City Council to restore and protect this unique habitat.
Oban Street, October 20th
Join us for a day at the Trelissick Park, a large expanse of hillside, valley, stream and parkland that is being restored by community volunteers to create a beautiful wilderness area. We are working alongside the Trelissick Park Group by tackling invasive weeds and helping to restore the ngahere. Tools provided and transport available on request!
Karori, October 26th
With over 40 kilometres of world class single track, a 72 metre long suspension bridge, and panoramic views across Wellington Harbour, Cook Strait and the upper South Island, Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park is a restoration site like no other!
Porirua, October 27th
Come lend a hand at Sievers Grove nursery in Porirua, to help with the propagation processes to nurture and raise native plants. These plants will eventually be used in revegetation projects to restore biodiversity values, ecosystems and wildlife habitats. Tools, training, and transportation provided!
246 Middleton Road, November 2nd
Join us for a day of community conservation mahi at Glenside Reserve. The Glenside Reserves consist of three areas of land. The largest reserve area is beside Monterey and Twigland Gardeners World. It is where the Halfway House and Newlands/Paparangi Pony Club are.
The community goal for the Glenside reserves is to protect, enhance and promote them as community assets.
Wellington City Council prepared a draft Northern Reserves Management Plan for consultation in 2008. The Glenside Progressive Assn. made submissions to this plan. The Halfway House is on the main Glenside Reserve.
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