Please join us for our special Wellington Matariki planting event.
You'll be helping us plant native trees in honour of Kiwi babies and children everywhere, and be part of leaving a beautiful legacy for future generations. We’ll also be celebrating another special birth this year by planting the native trees gifted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as part of New Zealand's official gift to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby, Archie.
What to bring:
All you’ll need to bring are closed-toed shoes, warm clothing, drinking water and wet weather gear. We will provide a Barbecue lunch for our hard-working volunteers following the planting.
Children are welcome to attend this free family event, but registrations are essential. Please make sure to include the numbers of all members of your family when you click through to register. Please ensure that children are supervised by an adult at all times.
Arriving at the site:
The Mountain Bike Skills Area is located on the Corner of Constable Street and Alexandra Road, and is best accessed from Newtown. We encourage people to take public transport on the day as only limited parking will be available.
By attending the Matariki planting, you’ll help plant 500 native trees in support of Forest at the heart of Wellington – a partnership between the Rotary Club, Wellington City Council and Conservation Volunteers New Zealand. This valuable project is working to restore indigenous biodiversity across the Wellington Town Belt.