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The Mainland Island Restoration Operation (MIRO) is a substantial restoration effort organised by a group of committed community members from around Wellington. The project is located on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour and contains a substantial amount of native bush, scrub, and regenerating land. The aim is to assist the natural regeneration by returning a seed source to a landscape which has been depleted by humans and animals. The MIRO Nursery supplies the eco-sourced trees which are planted in rabbit and stock proof plots.
On this day we'll be working in the Parangarahu Lakes Block to do some planting. This is a great opportunity to get involved with one of Wellington's largest restoration projects, so please get in touch if you'd like to sign up.
What to wear/bring: sturdy boots, long sleeves and pants, a hat/beanie, waterproof jacket, spare socks, warm gloves, water bottle and food.
What we provide: transport to and from site, tools, gloves and experienced team leader and training.
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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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