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Plantout Tour Highlights from April 9th

Starting a native planting project on your farm is a lot easier with the right advice and support from the community. Te Ara Kākāriki Greenway Canterbury Trust hosted our annual Plantout tour on Sunday April 9th in two locations across … Continue reading

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Start a Native Greendot

Te Ara Kakariki is still taking in applications from the Hororata Catchment area for our greendot programme. Please contact us for an application form: office@kakariki.org.nz We are funded to come out for a site visit, write a restoration plan, provide advice, … Continue reading

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Stackwoods Bend Crowdfunder Success

Thank you everyone who supported our first ever crowd funding campaign for this Stackwoods Bend restoration project. We raised $9,000 with all of your support. We will now commence in rainy Spring, as it turns out the summer has been … Continue reading

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Remedial work to come for Port Hills

There have been many discussions amongst local councils and ecologists about how to remediate the burnt hills, what to do now, and what to do later. A big concern is the risk of erosion from the first rains we get … Continue reading

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160 volunteers cheerfully planted 3,020 native plants

The Canterbury Plantout on September 3rd 2017 was a beautiful sunny day. 160 volunteers cheerfully planted 3,020 native plants Volunteers arrived at Ararira Wetland/Yarrs Flat on the shore of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere.  This is a Department of Conservation (DOC) Wildlife … Continue reading

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