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Matariki Planting Day - make a difference in the red zone

Matariki Planting Day

10:30am – 2:00pm

Saturday 28 June 2014

Anzac Drive Reserve (off Chimera Crescent take care with the roads)

At last an opportunity to get stuck in and start making a difference in the red zone!

Help us plant out 400 native plants plus a school community garden and fruit tree grove.

Celebrity Guests * Hot Drinks * Sausage Sizzle

Tiki Taane and TV’s Bugman Ruud Kleinpaste will be lending a hand!

Bring gumboots, warm clothing and a spade if you have one – we are planting rain or fine.

Kids and family groups very welcome.

This launches the Mahinga Kai Exemplar project and the first step in greening the red zone.

Come along and be part of history – for more information visit:

http://www.avonotakaronetwork.co.nz/projects/mahinga-kai.html


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