Matariki Planting Day
Charles Plimmer Park, Wellington

Charles Plimmer Park, Wellington
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Ko Matariki kei runga, ko te tohu tana o te tau! Matariki signals the Maori New Year. It is a time of renewal and celebration in New Zealand that begins with the rising of the Matariki star cluster (the Pleiades or Seven Sisters). Join us in celebration of Matariki and help to restore a native forest to the heart of Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington. The Forest at the Heart of Wellington is the biggest community-led tree planting project in Wellington. It involves volunteers from schools, communities and corporations in the planting of 65,000 native trees in the Wellington Town Belt. 

Where: Charles Plimmer Park accessed via Paliser Road. Limited parking so walking or catching public transport to this site is best.

When: Saturday 18th July 9:30am - 1:30pm

We provide: an experienced team leader, tools, gloves, health and safety management and training. 

What to wear/bring: sturdy boots, long sleeves and pants, a hat/beanie, waterproof jacket, a reuseable water bottle and some snacks.

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This project is in partnership with the Mount Vic Bush Regeneration Group, Rotary Club of Wellington, Wellington City Council and supported by the MPI Matariki Tu Rakau fund.

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18th July 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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For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Melrose, office on 02187 8185 or email