Arbor Day Planting 2023

HCC - Parks and Recreation
2 June 2023
Working Hours

Arbor Day is about planting 18,000 native trees. Come along and help your community plant native plants at Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park. The park is a 500 year project to recreate a 60 hectare farmland back into native forest and wetlands. You will be helping to recreate biodiversity in the city. Learn 'how to plant a tree' and the importance of our native plants and wetland habitats.

We need groups and individuals to help plant and to show children attending the event how to plant.


You will need a planting spade, gumboots (it will be wet!), gardening clothes (long sleeves and long pants recommended), gardening gloves, a raincoat (just in case - we go rain or shine), lunch and a reuseable drink bottle (water).

Time commitment:

9.30am-2.30pm, Friday, 2 June

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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