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Regional ParksLook here for a calendar of upcoming planting days or beach clean ups, what to bring and how to register so you can get involved!

Planting Days

Community planting days are great ways to make a difference to our environment – they’re fun, good exercise and pretty social!

Registering for planting days isn’t compulsory but you will help us to -

  • know how many people will be there so we can organise enough gear
  • keep you up to date with how your plants are thriving
  • let you know about future events.

2016 Winter Community Planting Days

This winter we are continuing our focus on enhancing the Karamū and its tributaries to improve habitat and water quality.  For a bit of an insight, check out Lawa's River of the month January 2016 - Karamū.  And for locations, check out the map below.

Sat 28 May Waiōhiki hapū planting, meet at parking area near Marae, look for banners, 9am – 1pm.
Sat 4 June Matariki Day planting at Essex Park in Whakatū, 10am for karakia ending around noon.
Sat 11 June Ruahapia, downstream of the Karamū Road SH2 bridge, 10am – 1 pm.
Sun 12 June Hastings Forest & Bird’s planting day, at Poukawa Stream, Pakipaki, 9am -12 noon. All welcome but registration essential for safety requirements at: seeking_linda@hotmail.com, ph 878 9705.
Sat 18 June Crosses Road Bridge, Havelock North, 10am – 1pm.
Sat 25 June Kohupātiki Marae, 9am – 1pm.

Please complete the form below and select the planting day(s) you wish to attend.

Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.

296 Planting Days 2016 1 75k 25 May 2018

What to Bring

-          Yourself, your family, your friends and enthusiasm.
-          Marae planting days are also a great opportunity to find out about Māori customs and plant uses
-          Sturdy boots, shoes or gumboots as it can been muddy or slippery
-          Warm clothing, including jacket, woollen jersey as you are outdoors
-          Hat, beanie to keep your head warm or dry
-          Waterproof jacket/coat in case it rains
-          Sunscreen
-          Work/garden gloves
-          Bottle of water is essential, perhaps snacks to keep you going
-          Backpack, bag or big pockets to keep these in

What we supply

-          Plants, fertilisers and usually pre-dug holes
-          Spades, shovels
-          Safety talk and roped off areas where there are hazards
-          There may be a sausage sizzle or kai to celebrate a job well done.

Beach Clean Ups

It’s a mucky job as there are a few people who don’t care about our environment and dump their rubbish… but it’s also fun by the sea and some interesting things can be found!

More beach clean up events will be scheduled next summer – join in a winter planting day instead.

What to Bring

-          Yourself, your family, your friends and enthusiasm
-          Sturdy boots, shoes or gumboots as beaches are rocky and there can be broken glass
-          Jacket in case it cools off or rains
-          Hat for sun and wind protection
-          Sunscreen
-          Work/garden gloves
-          Bottle of water is essential, perhaps snacks to keep you going
-          Backpack, bag or big pockets to keep these in

 What we supply

-          Safety & hazards advice
-          Rubbish bags, trailers
-          There may be a sausage sizzle or kai to celebrate a job well done.

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