NO BUS TODAY - MEET AS FOLLOWS:
WHERE: 1181 Takatu Road, Tāwharanui Regional Park, 1181 Takatu Road, Tāwharanui Peninsula
Organiser: Imogen 027 289 8440 (Phone week days after 5pm)
= All newbies, non members please phone, no texts.
[Financial members, send me a text so we know who to
look out for ]
Driver: NO BUS TODAY!!!!!!
Cost: Free to allMaps: https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/Pages/park-details.aspx?Location=228
Continuing our give back to the community programme each year, this trip we will be tree planting at Tawharanui Regional Park. An extremely beautiful park that we always enjoy tramping over and around the peninsula. The Tawharanui Regional Park planting days are well organised.
Tree planting is really important, as it provides vital habitat for the birds and native creatures that rely on the sustenance and cover provided by these trees and also in gullies where there have been slips in the past, to hold the ground together to help prevent further slippage.
Come be part of part of something amazing and feel rewarded and satisfied and please let friends and family know too, if they want to join in.
From the TOSSI website:
Public planting days at Tawharanui are Sundays, keep and eye on the TOSSI website and the Auckland Parks Facebook page or website for more tree planting opportunities).
Planting is from 9am to 12.30pm, and followed by a free BBQ & a shorter tramp afterwards.
We will meet at the main toilet block (unless planting site is closer to the park entry) & follow signs at the park entrance to the planting site.
Dress for the weather, bring warm clothing, raincoat and gaitors are a good idea and wear solid, closed footwear suitable for a muddy slope & full change of clothing and shoes.
Please watch the weather forecast, but planting usually goes ahead regardless of the weather (if in doubt check their TOSSI facebook page). Gloves and spades are provided but feel free to bring your own spotlessly clean equipment.
What to wear
Sturdy and VERY CLEAN footwear for rough terrain
Clothes you don't mind getting dirty
What to bring
What you need to do once you have arrived.
Please make you way to the sign in area and ensure you listen to the safety briefing.
Tāwharanui is a Kauri Dieback free zone, please follow all protocols to keep it this way.
Lunch time Prize Draw for 2 tickets to Sculptureum.
Many thanks to the Sculptureum for their generous donation.
We will go for a walk around this beautiful park after lunch and planting.
Please ensure all your gear is scrubbed clean, in case we pass any Kauri'd areas and as always ensure you thoroughly clean your gear afterwards.
(PLEASE, bring a change of clean footwear to change into afterwards so you are not possibly transferring any Kauri Dieback & a bag to put dirty footwear and gear in).
Please bring your own hand sanitiser just in case we need to stop somewhere along the way or cleaning hands after boot station use.
** Non-members: Please phone the organiser to check suitability.
** (Please note newbies, this tree planting does not qualify as a full day trip for membership applications, as we're only tramping part of the day).