- Karori, Wellington
- Departs from:
- Karori Cemetery Seaforth Ave Karori
- Departure time:
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.
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ko au te awa, ko awa ko au - I am the river and the river is me.
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Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is New Zealand's leading conservation volunteer organisation, founded in 2006. We offer conservation programs across New Zealand which enable volunteers to protect, preserve and restore the environment. Projects take place in urban, regional and remote areas, and include tree planting, seed collection, weed control, flora and fauna surveys, building tracks and trails, fencing, and heritage restoration. See below for details of one of our conservation projects, or search for projects near you.
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