Porirua Working Bee, Waitangirua | Sustainable Coastlines

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Event details

Jul 2022

Remember to bring:

  • Sturdy, closed-toe shoes that you don’t mind getting a bit muddy, this is critical for Health & Safety considerations. Hiking shoes are great!
  • Warm and waterproof clothes. At least one warm top layer and a rain jacket.
  • Sun hat and sunscreen.
  • Reusable water bottle (filled up and ready to go)
  • Bring a camera (optional). We would love to see your event photos! Use the tag #loveyourwater and @sustainablecoastlines on social media

We will provide: 

  • Trees and planting site
  • A planting tutorial
  • Gloves
  • Spades
  • Refreshments
  • Health & safety documentation and briefing
  • First aid kits and first aid trained staff
  • Photographs

As part of our partnership with Porirua City Council and Ngāti Toa Rangatira on the Streamside Planting Programme, we invite you to join us on Saturday 23rd July for a community planting day/working bee in Waitangirua, within Belmont Regional Park.

We have just put in 4,500 plants into the park, and have a few hundred more to put in, as well as putting guards on as many fo the trees as possible.

How to get there: head to 44 Waihora Cres, and find a park either next to the sports field or on the road. – We’ll meet from 9.30 am and head down into the gully to begin planting – look out for the Sustainable Coastlines and Porirua City flags and friendly helpers in high-vis gear.

What does the day involve?

9:30 am – Registration opens at Belmont Stockyards, Waitangirua, Tea and coffee served.

9:40 am – Intro, safety briefing and planting demonstration. Planting and guarding begins!

12:00 pm – Return to home base for refreshments and group photo.

Any questions – contact Dan on [email protected]


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