Native Plant Nursery
Owhiro Bay, Wellington

Owhiro Bay, Wellington
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Departs from:
Meet a 9am at Tawatawa Reserve carpark (opposite #19 Murchison St) or get in touch to reserve a free pick-up from Z station on Vivian St or our office in Melrose.
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If you enjoy getting your hands dirty then join us for a day at our nursery where we are growing thousands of native seedlings destined for our Forest at the Heart of Wellington project on Mount Victoria.

Forest at the Heart of Wellington involves volunteers from schools, communities and corporations in the planting of 65,000 native trees in the central Wellington Town Belt, bringing the total number of trees planted by Wellington Rotary to 100,000. This project will create a substantial new habitat for native birds which are increasingly venturing beyond the protective fence of Zealandia. 

We need help at our nursery potting up seedlings, weeding and seed collecting. Sometimes in the afternoon we will go planting, seed collecting or clearing predator traps in a local reserve.

We provide: an experienced team leader, tools and gloves, training, free transport if required.

What to wear/bring: sturdy boots, long sleeves and pants, jacket, hat/beanie, water and lunch

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20th December 2019
Note: This project is fully booked.
Training, Weed Removal, Seed Collection, Planting, Other
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Fully booked

13th January 2020
Cost: On projects which include an overnight stay, a volunteer contribution towards costs of meals, accommodation and transport is required – from * single day bookings are FREE
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Contact us

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