May 15, 2014

Planting started on Friday, 9th May, at Waikato RiverCare’s Hakarimata A Extension project, near Ngaruawahia. Close to 1500 native plants were planted by a team of 22 volunteers from Genesis Energy and Telecom.


Through thunderstorms and rain the hardy bunch of helpers steadily worked their way down the site, planting around two thirds of the site’s river edge. The work done by the group of volunteers was a showcase of social a...

May 5, 2014

Around 150 students from Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Bernard Fergusson and Glen Massey schools turned out for two planting days at the Hakarimata A Extension project in May.


The students planted around 1100 plants, using eco-sourced natives including Cyperus ustulatus, Carex secta (Purei), Mahoe Melicytus ramifloru, Karamu coprosma robusta,  Ribbonwood Plagianthus regius, Kanuka Kunzea ericoides and Harakeke Phormium tenax

With th...

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