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Located on Waiheke Island, this restoration project has seen more than 40,000 plants planted on what was a badly eroded hillock and wetland, to return the reserve to a native habitat.


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Native Forest Restoration

This role involves native tree planting from April-September and clearing exotics weeds from October-April. We do this work in our Forest & Bird Reserve, Atawhai Whenua and Council Reserves on Saturday Waiheke Island. Free and half priced ferry tickets

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