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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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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