Kaiwharawhara Stream Restoration
Karori, Wellington

Location:
Karori, Wellington
Departs from:
Karori Cemetery Seaforth Ave Karori
Departure time:
8.30am

Join us for a day of restoration mahi on the banks of Kaiwharawhara stream. We are supporting Mountains to Sea with their Te Awa Kaiwharawhara project. 

This project is planning to restore fish passageway throughout the Kaiwharawhara catchment, so migratory galaxiids (our whitebait species!) can swim upstream to find good habitat to live in as adults. This Karori Cemetery section of the stream was one area where fish passageway was blocked by a large perched culvert, but has recently been fixed with ropes that eels and galaxiids can climb. 

What to wear/bring: sturdy boots or gumboots, 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. Get in touch to book a free ride from the Z station on Vivian Street.

Email wellington@cvnz.org.nz to register or sign up on our website. 

ko au te awa, ko awa ko au - I am the river and the river is me.

COVID-19 update

We will be following the advice from government and local council on all Covid-19 restrictions.

We are required to keep a record of your contact details for contact tracing. If you have any concerns about Covid-19 procedures, please get in touch.

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8th December 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 wellington@cvnz.org.nz