When Kaipaki School offered to donate harakeke plants from its grounds, Dion Patterson, Living Water Site Lead for the Waikato Peat Lakes, saw an opportunity that would benefit the community.Continue Reading...
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Today’s photo of the week is of volunteers planting harakeke/flax at Athenree Saltmarsh wetland near Tauranga.
The Athenree and nearby Waihi Beach community have taken on a challenge to plant over 9000 plants at the wetland over winter.
This work is part of a multi-year project to return farmland to wetland habitat for threatened native animals.
Photo by Peter Huggins, Partnerships Ranger, Tauranga.