Community Tree Planting Day

Community Tree Planting Day

Last weekend we hosted our community tree planting day, working out in the pastures alongside a small stream that feeds into the Mangaroa river ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฟ

See the facebook post.

With the 30x amazing volunteers that showed up, we planted 700 native seedlings, including Harakeke (Flax), Ti Kouka (Cabbage Tree), Oioi (Grasses), Houhere (Lacebark). All of these plants were fitted with natural woollen weed mats, a couple of staples, and cardboard protectors, to give them a leg up in the elements.

Planting in this โ€œRiparianโ€ style means that these young trees will root themselves into the riverbanks over the coming months, and help to boost the aquatic life of the stream whilst helping to absorbing excess water and preventing erosion.

We were stoked to share a kai at midday over the BBQ with our local produce & the popular MF Beef Brisket sausages.

Big thanks to our Regeneration Champion Olivia for leading us to completion, and grateful to the community from near and far who showed up to share some love to our local waterways ๐Ÿ’š

Stay tuned for more volunteer opportunities in future.

See full photo album here.

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