Fresh air, exercise and wonderful people - Volunteer opportunities this July/August.

June 28, 2020

 

Each season brings a different kind of enjoyment when out in the bush. The sights and smells, and living things to be found in winter in our local reserves and green spaces are special to experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to get out and about, give back and get some healthy exercise - there are plenty of working bees and planting days coming up this July and August. Check out the list on our PFK events calendar or a quick list of some highlights below if any of these events are in your local area:

 

Weeding bees:

  • Every Wednesday 10am - Le Roys Bush working bee - meet 251 Hinemoa Street - email LeRoysBush@gmail.com

  • Every Friday 9.30 - Soldiers Bay & Kauri Point Domain working bee - email dj.pinnock@gmail.com 

  • 5 July 10am - Birkenhead War Memorial Park working bee - email BWMPark@gmail.com

  • 6 July 10am - Kauri park Centennial Park and Chatswood working bee - email kpcpcr@gmail.com

  • 19 July - Boat Ramp Bunch Weeding Bee (Hellyers Creek area) - email paragonboatramp@googlegroups.com

 

Planting days & other events

  • 5 July 2pm - Hadfield, Odin, Rangatira Planting day #1 (Hadfield Wetland) - email jo@zerowaste.org.nz 

  • 25 July - Bayview Halo Planting Day (Manuka Reserve between Houston and Thistledew place) - email enquiries@pestfreekaipatiki.org.nz

  • 26 July 9am - Birkenhead War Memorial Park Planting Day #1 - https://www.facebook.com/BirkenheadWarMemorialPark

  • 4 August - 10am - Planting day #2 (Birkenhead War Memorial Park) - https://www.facebook.com/BirkenheadWarMemorialPark

  • 8 August - Forest & Bird, Kauri Glen Halo Planting Day & Discovery Event (Kauri glen)

  • 16 August - Boat Ramp Bunch Planting Day (Hellyers Creek area) - email paragonboatramp@googlegroups.com

  • 23 August - Beach Haven Community Planting Day (Shepherds Park) Time TBC

 

  • TBC - Rosecamp reserve planting day - email enquiries@pestfreekaipatiki.org.nz

  • TBC - Hadfield, Odin, Rangatira Halo Planting day #2 (Fred Andersen Reserve) - email enquiries@pestfreekaipatiki.org.nz

  • TBC - Hadfield, Odin, Rangatira Halo Planting day #3 (Rangatira Reserve) - email andyirwin.nz@gmail.com 

  • TBC - Friends of Linley Reserve Planting Day (Linley Reserve) - email hillcrestgarden@hotmail.co.nz 

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