Gisborne Green Guide

Wednesday, July 5

Waikane Stream Planting with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am-12am.

Help plant along the Waikanae Stream. Meet at 10am at Alfred Cox Planet (behind the i-Site). Contact Jamie Foxley at Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 022 6271 952 for more information.

Saturday, July 9

Waikanae Stream Clean-up and Planting with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 1pm-3pm. Meet at 10am at Alfred Cox Planet (behind the i-Site) and join the working bee to help clean up and plant along the Waikanae stream. Same contact details as above.

Monday, July 10-13

Something From Nothing school holiday programme, 9am-3pm.

With this two-day workshop children will be able to design and make usable furniture using recycled materials and clever construction methods with designer Katy Wallace. Ages seven to 12 years. Either Monday/Tuesday or Wednesday/Thursday, 9am to 3pm each day. Cost $80. Limited spaces. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road. Contact Katy Wallace on 021 1873 910 or TEC 867 4708 for more information.

Wednesday, July 12

Te Wherowhero Lagoon planting day with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am-2pm.

Planting the edge of Te Wherowhero Lagoon, a local wildlife hotspot. Bring gumboots and some lunch. Meet at 9.30am at the Department of Conservation office or 10am off SH2, 2.5 kilometres south of Brown’s Beach Road, Muriwai. Contact Jamie Foxley at Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 022 6271 952 for more information.

Wednesday, July 19

Titirangi Planting and Plant Care with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am to 12pm.

The session involves planting the remaining natives and clearing recently planted areas. It is a great chance to put something special in place that will be a part of the maunga (mountaint) for a long time. Meet at the top carpark of Titirangi at 10am. Contact Andy Kinsella at Gisborne District Council on 027 5118 156

Sunday, July 23

Planting at Te Wherowhero Lagoon with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti.

The final planting opportunity at the laggon for 2017. Bring covered footwear. Meet at 12pm off SH 2, 2.5km south of Brown’s Beach Road, Muriwai.

Contact Jamie Foxley at Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 022 6271 952 for more information.

Wednesday, July 26

Native Nursey Work with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am -12pm

Learn how to grow native trees while potting them up at the nursery which donates them to community groups, schools and marae. No experience necessary. This is fun, easy volunteering. Meet at Eastern Institute of Technology, 320 Stout Street at 10am. Contact Kauri Forno on 021 1259 442 for more information.

Wednesday, July 5

Waikane Stream Planting with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am-12am.

Help plant along the Waikanae Stream. Meet at 10am at Alfred Cox Planet (behind the i-Site). Contact Jamie Foxley at Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 022 6271 952 for more information.

Saturday, July 9

Waikanae Stream Clean-up and Planting with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 1pm-3pm. Meet at 10am at Alfred Cox Planet (behind the i-Site) and join the working bee to help clean up and plant along the Waikanae stream. Same contact details as above.

Monday, July 10-13

Something From Nothing school holiday programme, 9am-3pm.

With this two-day workshop children will be able to design and make usable furniture using recycled materials and clever construction methods with designer Katy Wallace. Ages seven to 12 years. Either Monday/Tuesday or Wednesday/Thursday, 9am to 3pm each day. Cost $80. Limited spaces. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road. Contact Katy Wallace on 021 1873 910 or TEC 867 4708 for more information.

Wednesday, July 12

Te Wherowhero Lagoon planting day with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am-2pm.

Planting the edge of Te Wherowhero Lagoon, a local wildlife hotspot. Bring gumboots and some lunch. Meet at 9.30am at the Department of Conservation office or 10am off SH2, 2.5 kilometres south of Brown’s Beach Road, Muriwai. Contact Jamie Foxley at Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 022 6271 952 for more information.

Wednesday, July 19

Titirangi Planting and Plant Care with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am to 12pm.

The session involves planting the remaining natives and clearing recently planted areas. It is a great chance to put something special in place that will be a part of the maunga (mountaint) for a long time. Meet at the top carpark of Titirangi at 10am. Contact Andy Kinsella at Gisborne District Council on 027 5118 156

Sunday, July 23

Planting at Te Wherowhero Lagoon with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti.

The final planting opportunity at the laggon for 2017. Bring covered footwear. Meet at 12pm off SH 2, 2.5km south of Brown’s Beach Road, Muriwai.

Contact Jamie Foxley at Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 022 6271 952 for more information.

Wednesday, July 26

Native Nursey Work with Conservation Experiences Tairawhiti, 10am -12pm

Learn how to grow native trees while potting them up at the nursery which donates them to community groups, schools and marae. No experience necessary. This is fun, easy volunteering. Meet at Eastern Institute of Technology, 320 Stout Street at 10am. Contact Kauri Forno on 021 1259 442 for more information.

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