Paekawakawa Reserve Restoration
Island Bay, Wellington

Location:
Island Bay, Wellington
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Departs from:
Free transport available from city centre or our office in Melrose. Alternatively meet the team at Paekawakawa Reserve at 9 (entrance by 46 Derwent Street).
Departure time:
08:30

Located off Derwent Street in Island Bay, the Paekawakawa Reserve is an example of a success story for the local community.  This small piece of land was purchased by the Island Bay Natural Heritage Charitable Trust in 2006 when it was up for grabs for development. Once the Trust attained the land, they placed a QEII Covenant on the reserve and commenced to develop the area into a safe haven for native trees and birds, as well as for the local community.

Through the development of a number of tracks, weed clearance, and planting projects the area has come a long way from where it was when it was first purchased. However, we need your help with the planting of additional native trees and shrubs, removing competing weeds from around last years plantings, and possibly a bit of clearing/track building with the aim of enhancing the native biodiversity and connecting people with nature in this urban reserve.

What to wear/bring: sturdy boots essential, long sleeves and pants, a hat/beanie, waterproof jacket. Bring a water bottle and food.

We provide: gloves, tools, training and an experienced team leader. Free transport is available from the city centre or our office in Melrose (contact us to arrange a pick-up).

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For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Melrose, office on 02187 8185 or email wellington@cvnz.org.nz