- Departs from:
21b Manchester Terrace, Melrose, Wellington 6023.
Follow the winding drive all the way to the top of the hill to find Truby King House
ph:+64 2187 8185 / +64 2177 4258
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Pamu Farms of New Zealand stands for best practice in sustainable and safe farming. They have so far protected more than 16,000 hectares of high-value conservation land under covenants with the Department of Conservation, the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust and other bodies. The areas include bush, wetlands, streams and ponds. In 2018, we partnered with Pamu to plant 8000 native trees and shrubs along waterways surrounding the farm. Trees help to absorb excess nutrients in the soil as well as stabilising river banks preventing erosion.
Join us for year two of this large-scale reforestation project. Free transport to and from Wellington City Centre to the farm in Moutoa. Snacks and tea/coffee provided.
Meeting point 7:30am Z station on Vivian Street. You will be dropped back here at the end of the day (around 3-4pm).
What to bring/wear: sturdy boots (gumboots recommended), long sleeves and pants, waterproof jacket essential. Layering and wearing a hat or beanie is a good way to stay warm. It is a good idea to bring a spare change of clothes as you will get muddy. Bring a water bottle, lunch and snacks.
What we provide: tools and gloves provided as well as an experienced team leader and free transport to/from the project.
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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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