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Warbirds Over Wanaka’s Planting Day

Warbirds Over Wanaka has followed up its $20,000 donation to the Wanaka Water Project by helping plant almost two hundred trees this week.

A team of 15 Warbirds Over Wanaka staff and volunteers joined with Te Kakano Community Plant Nursery volunteers for a planting day at the Department of Conservation’s Glendhu Wetland Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday.

The planting is part of the Wanaka Water Project’s aim to plant some 24,000 trees around Wanaka waterways over the next five years.

Wanaka Water Project Manager, Megan Williams, says it’s fabulous to have organisations like Warbirds making a donation and then following up with hands-on assistance planting some of the trees they have funded.

"We really appreciate their support. If others would like to donate, please select Love Lake Wanaka on the million metres website,” says Megan.

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow is being held at Wanaka Airport next year, April 10th, 11th & 12th 2020. Tickets are on sale on 0800 224 224 or atwww.warbirdsoverwanaka.com

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