- South Coast, Wellington
- Departs from:
- Z station on Vivian Street at 8:30 or meet us on site at 9am - get in touch for directions.
- Departure time:
Coastal dunes are home to a diversity of native animals. Lizard species include the common gecko and three species of skink: the common skink; the spotted skink; and the copper skink. The katipo spider was once widespread in coastal dunes along the Wellington coastline but is now a nationally threatened species.
Dunelands close to settlements are vulnerable to colonisation by invasive weeds which de-stabilise the sand, and displace native species such as pïngao and spinifex/kawhangatara. Join us for a day of coastal conservation as we remove weed species before they produce seeds and spread. Project locations include Lyall Bay, Tarakena Bay and the Owhiro Quarry.
What to bring/wear: sturdy boots, long sleeves and pants, hat and waterproof jacket essential. Layering and wearing a beanie is a good way to stay warm. Bring a water bottle and some food.
What we provide: all tools and gloves provided as well as training and an experienced team leader. Free transport available from the Z station on Vivian Street at 8:30am - please let us know if you need a ride. Alternatively meet our team on site at 9am - project locations will be confirmed via email. Finish time varies but is usually around 3pm.
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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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