- Departs from:
- free transport from Wellington and Porirua city centre or meet the team on site (directions available on request)
- Departure time:
Rangituhu/Colonial Knob is a 468m high hill rising to the west of Porirua with views on a clear day from the inland Kaikoura Range in the South to Mt. Taranaki in the North-West. Most of the original forest, rata and rimu, was logged although some mature trees survive in the Porirua Scenic Reserve. The forest today comprises mainly of kohekohe, tawatawa, mahoe and mapou.
Tasks completed here vary each week but may include invasive weed control and planting (winter only). Free transport options available from the following locations (bookings essential)
Z Petrol Station, 174 Vivian Street, Wellington City Centre
Truby King House (CVNZ office) 21B Manchester Tce, Melrose
Outside the Pataka Art Museum, Porirua
There is no charge for this activity and all tools, gloves and training will be provided. Sturdy footwear and a waterproof jacket are essential. If you are keen to be a part of this important conservation project we would love to hear from you!
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