Green Guide for September

Wednesday, September 5

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session, 9.30am-12.30pm. Meet at DoC Gisborne (63 Carnarvon Street). Help us plant up our second Donner’s Bush micro-reserve as part of the lower Waimata restoration project. Bring a water bottle, suitable footwear and gloves. For further information, contact Charles Barrie on 027 539 6692.

Wednesday, September 5

Growing native trees, 1pm-2.30pm. Women’s Native Tree Project Trust nursery, EIT, 320 Stout Street. Learn how to grow native trees from seeds and cuttings. Pot up seedlings and see how a native tree nursery works. Absolute beginners most welcome. For more information, contact Kauri Forno on 021 125 9442.

Sunday, September 9

Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti Meeting. Join us for a meeting to plan our activities for the next 12 months. All welcome. Meet at the staff room at Wainui Beach School. For more information contact Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 867 4708.

Thursday, September 13-14

Te Tai Pari: Towards a Sustainable Blue Economy for Te Tairawhiti. Emerald Hotel, Gisborne. September 13, 9am-5pm and September 14, 9am-1pm.

Hikurangi Enterprises is proud to host a two day event for East Coast communities focusing on the sustainable development of the coastal marine area for the benefit of hapu and whanau in Te Tairawhiti. There is no cost to participate but spaces are strictly limited and registration is essential.

Confirmed presenters include a range of local, national and overseas speakers with expertise in marine science, Maori economic development and indigenous rights. Hear Agnes Walker, Ken Houkamau, NIWA’s Dr Drew Lohrer and many more. For more information, please contact:

ruihana@hikurangi.enterprises

Wednesday, September 19

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session, 9.30am-12.30pm. DoC Gisborne at 9am, or Donner’s Bush, Riverside Road at 9.30am. Help us plant up our second Donner’s Bush micro-reserve as part of the lower Waimata restoration project. Bring water and suitable footwear. Contact Charles Barrie on 027 539 6692.

Friday, September 21

Community Planting Day, 12-3pm at Rere Rockslide. Come help us plant native trees at Rere Rockslide. The trees were funded by the Matariki Tu Rakau programme which is a partnership with Te Uru Rakau and communities to plant native trees in recognition of the men and women in the New Zealand Defence Force. Bring boots, jacket, sun hat, gloves and a spade. Barbecue lunch and drinks provided. For more information contact Sandy Gorringe 027 204 9183.

Friday, September 28

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session, 9.30am-12.30pm. Meet at DoC Gisborne at 9am, or Donner’s Bush, Riverside Road at 9.30am. Help us plant up our second Donner’s Bush micro-reserve as part of the lower Waimata restoration project. Bring along a water bottle and suitable footwear. Contact Charles Barrie, DoC on 027 539 6692.

Sunday, September 30

Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti Monthly Beach Clean-Up, 3-4pm. Midway Beach. Join us for a huge beach-clean up and enjoy a sausage sizzle and other goodies too. It’s a fun way to do your bit for the best little planet in the universe. Bring gloves and a bucket and wear sturdy shoes. For more information contact Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 867 4708.

Wednesday, September 5

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session, 9.30am-12.30pm. Meet at DoC Gisborne (63 Carnarvon Street). Help us plant up our second Donner’s Bush micro-reserve as part of the lower Waimata restoration project. Bring a water bottle, suitable footwear and gloves. For further information, contact Charles Barrie on 027 539 6692.

Wednesday, September 5

Growing native trees, 1pm-2.30pm. Women’s Native Tree Project Trust nursery, EIT, 320 Stout Street. Learn how to grow native trees from seeds and cuttings. Pot up seedlings and see how a native tree nursery works. Absolute beginners most welcome. For more information, contact Kauri Forno on 021 125 9442.

Sunday, September 9

Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti Meeting. Join us for a meeting to plan our activities for the next 12 months. All welcome. Meet at the staff room at Wainui Beach School. For more information contact Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 867 4708.

Thursday, September 13-14

Te Tai Pari: Towards a Sustainable Blue Economy for Te Tairawhiti. Emerald Hotel, Gisborne. September 13, 9am-5pm and September 14, 9am-1pm.

Hikurangi Enterprises is proud to host a two day event for East Coast communities focusing on the sustainable development of the coastal marine area for the benefit of hapu and whanau in Te Tairawhiti. There is no cost to participate but spaces are strictly limited and registration is essential.

Confirmed presenters include a range of local, national and overseas speakers with expertise in marine science, Maori economic development and indigenous rights. Hear Agnes Walker, Ken Houkamau, NIWA’s Dr Drew Lohrer and many more. For more information, please contact:

ruihana@hikurangi.enterprises

Wednesday, September 19

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session, 9.30am-12.30pm. DoC Gisborne at 9am, or Donner’s Bush, Riverside Road at 9.30am. Help us plant up our second Donner’s Bush micro-reserve as part of the lower Waimata restoration project. Bring water and suitable footwear. Contact Charles Barrie on 027 539 6692.

Friday, September 21

Community Planting Day, 12-3pm at Rere Rockslide. Come help us plant native trees at Rere Rockslide. The trees were funded by the Matariki Tu Rakau programme which is a partnership with Te Uru Rakau and communities to plant native trees in recognition of the men and women in the New Zealand Defence Force. Bring boots, jacket, sun hat, gloves and a spade. Barbecue lunch and drinks provided. For more information contact Sandy Gorringe 027 204 9183.

Friday, September 28

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session, 9.30am-12.30pm. Meet at DoC Gisborne at 9am, or Donner’s Bush, Riverside Road at 9.30am. Help us plant up our second Donner’s Bush micro-reserve as part of the lower Waimata restoration project. Bring along a water bottle and suitable footwear. Contact Charles Barrie, DoC on 027 539 6692.

Sunday, September 30

Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti Monthly Beach Clean-Up, 3-4pm. Midway Beach. Join us for a huge beach-clean up and enjoy a sausage sizzle and other goodies too. It’s a fun way to do your bit for the best little planet in the universe. Bring gloves and a bucket and wear sturdy shoes. For more information contact Tairawhiti Environment Centre on 867 4708.

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