Community Tree Planting with CVNZ and Sustainable Coastlines
60 Erlestoke Crescent, Churton Park

60 Erlestoke Crescent, Churton Park
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Meet on site at 9:25 for 9:30 start. Near 60 Erlestoke Crescent, Churton Park.
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Nau mai haere mai, Conservation Volunteers New Zealand and Sustainable Coastlines would like to invite YOU to plant a native forest at the heart of Wellington. The Outer Town Belt was once cleared of it's korowai (cloak) of native vegetation to make way for pine trees and grazing. We have partnered with Rotary and Wellington City Council to restore the Town Belt by planting 65,000 native trees which will create a home for native birds, insects and reptiles. We would love to have your help! 

This event is limited to 60 people so bookings are essential. Please note this site is steep and requires a moderate level of fitness. Children are welcome but the site is quite steep.

Email to register or book online by clicking on the link below. If you are part of a group we recommend emailing or calling to make a booking.

What to wear/bring: sturdy boots or gumboots are essential, long sleeves and pants, a hat/beanie, a drink bottle and some food.

What we provide: gloves, tools, high-vis vests, an experienced team leader, training. 

He rau ringa e oti ai -by many hands the task is completed. This project is made possible by the Matariki Tu Rakau fund in commemoration of fallen soldiers. 

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For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Melrose, office on 02187 8185 or email