- Newlands, Wellington
- Departs from:
- Meet the team on site at 9am or get in touch to book a ride from the Z station on Vivian Street or our office in Melrose
- Departure time:
Nature needs you this Conservation Week 2019! Spend a day with us at Nga Hau e Wha o Papararangi Marae in Newlands where we will help to maintain the mokomoko (lizard) and pingao gardens. Learn about plants endemic to Aotearoa and their traditional uses for rongoa (medicine), kai and raranga (weaving).
We provide: an experienced team leader, tools, gloves, health and safety management and training. Free transport available - get in touch to book a seat as places are limited!
What to wear/bring: sturdy boots, long sleeves and pants, a hat/beanie, waterproof jacket, water bottle, lunch and snacks.
This is a great opportunity not only to create a positive difference to the environment but also to learn about Maori culture and to get involved in your local community.
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