Tree Planting at the Brookby Project, Papakura Stream

The Papakura catchment has seen a lot of change over the years with land clearance and loss of stream bank habitat. This project area contributes to a large catchment and it will take a lot of community effort to restore the streams that flow to the Manukau Harbour.
In partnership with local landowners, CVNZ is restoring a section of the Papakura Stream with native plants and trees. We’ll be working with groups of volunteers to get 2000 trees in the ground in the 2020 planting season. The plants will be eco sourced and provided by Te Whangai Trust.
Come and lend a hand – we’d love to have your help!

Join us with family and friends! At the end of the days we will have a BBQ for all our volunteers!!!


For all the details about the days and bookings contact us at

For all our projects you are assisted by a qualified team leader who guides you through the tasks and can help you to identify and learn about native species of fauna and flora and conservation. We provide all tools and equipment.


What to bring: Gumboots or closed toe shoes, appropriate clothing, favourite spade, gardening gloves (optional), rain and sun protective gear. We provide all tools for planting.
What to wear: On project you need to wear: Sturdy boots/shoes or gumboots, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, bring with you a sun hat, waterproof jacket.

Please note: Children are to be accompanied and supervised by an adult.

Time commitment:


  • Wednesday 22nd July
  • Wednesday 5th August.

The project will run from 10am to 1pm following by a BBQ with vegan and vegetarian options as well!

We can provide transportation on site from our Office in Eden Terrace for a limit number of volunteers, please get in touch to learn more and reserve your spot.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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