It's the perfect season for native plantings. Get those gumboots out and join in one or more of the local events coming up in Kaipatiki. Thanks as always to Auckland Council and the Kaipatiki Local Board who support pest plant control and replanting in area:
Rangatira Reserve. Preparation and planting day - Saturday 10th July. 10am-1pm, meeting at 79 Kia Ora Road. If you have them, please bring a spade, gloves, covered shoes or gumboots and wheelbarrows appreciated if you have one! Light refreshments provided. See you there!
Kauri Glen Reserve– Saturday 10th July 9am start. Join the Kauri Glen Halo to assist with Forest & Bird's streamside planting near Woodside Avenue. Starting at 9am, meeting at 50 Lake Road. Email Maisie (email@example.com) for more details. RSVPs are appreciated as our friends at Naylor Love are sponsoring a community BBQ to refresh volunteers on the day! Please bring covered shoes and appropriate weather gear.
Akoranga Reserve – Saturday 24th July 1-3pm. Family Friendly. Meeting down driveway of 60 Tonar Street, Northcote. Follow sign and flag along grass to the edge of the bush. Bring appropriate covered footwear, and if possible, a spade and gloves. Wheelbarrow an added bonus! BBQ refreshments provided so RSVP’s appreciated to firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Kay Reserve – Saturday 31st July 10am-1pm. Family Friendly. Meet at John Kay Park (1 Verran Road). Best parking down Verran Road. Bring appropriate covered footwear, and if possible, a spade and gloves. BBQ refreshments provided so RSVP is appreciated to email@example.com. Learn about native plants, lend a hand, enjoy the BBQ, and there will even be a chance to discuss whether a community garden would be suitable on the site. Join us to have your say and help make this reserve a beautiful destination.
Island Bay – Saturday 14th August, 1-3pm. Help plant the neighbourhood berm with the Island Bay Progressive League. Meet on berm at 128 Island Bay Road. Please bring study covered shoes and appropriate weather gear. This site isn’t appropriate for small children sorry. Please let us know if you are able to help (email firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can provide sufficient refreshments.
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