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Winter tree planting

Plant at Atiu Creek Regional Park or a reserve near you.

Atiu Creek Regional Park, Kaipara Harbour

  • Friday 13th August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm)
  • Saturday 14th August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm)
  • Sunday 22nd August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm)
  • Wednesday 25th August  (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm)
  • Saturday 28th August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm)
  • Saturday 4th September (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm)

Planting will run from 9:45am to 2:30pm followed by a sausage sizzle (including vegetarian sausages) This year, 30,000 trees will be planted in this park. Transport will be provided for a limited number of volunteers from the Conservation Volunteers office in Eden Terrace from 8am (returning 4pm) or you can meet on site. Gloves, high-vis vests and spades are supplied.

Connecting People With Parks

  • Tuesday 3rd August – Lynfield Reserve (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 10th August – Eric Armishaw Reserve (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 17th August – Howlett Esplanade (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 31st August – Oakley Creek (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 7th September – Selwyn Bush (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 14th September – Apirana Reserve (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 21st September – Lynfield Reserve (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 28th September – Roy Clements Treeway (8.30am – 3pm)
  • Tuesday 5th October – Watea Reserve (8.30am – 3pm)

The Connecting People with Parks programme runs every Tuesday and sometimes over the weekend. Volunteers leave from the Conservation Volunteers office usually at 8am and return by 4pm, or you can meet at the site. Times vary on weekend projects. Tasks range according to the season and the specific needs of the park. In the winter it is mostly planting native trees and shrubs while at other times of year it can be track and trail maintenance, weed removal, litter clean up, etc


Gemma England
Conservation Officer
Conservation Volunteers New Zealand | Te Ohu Tiaki Taiao o Aotearoa
a. Level 2, Villa Dalmacija, 10 New North Rd, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
t. +64 (0) 9300 7320 | m. +64 (0) 21 962 322

Image: Conservation Volunteers

Atiu Creek 25 July (includes CTA secretary)