Akura Conservation Centre

http://www.gw.govt.nz/Akura-Conservation-Centre

Akura Conservation Centre

Trees growing at Akura

Greater Wellington's Akura Conservation Centre is situated on the outskirts of Masterton. The centre grows and sells tree species suitable for shelter, fuelwood, erosion control and timber. Our staff can provide advice on planning, contract planting, tree species, establishment and protection techniques, shelter, pruning, chemicals and animal repellents. Greater Wellington also has specialists in land management, soil conservation techniques, and land-use and species recommendations.

The Akura Conservation Centre is open from June to September every year for your plant supplies.

Exotics

  • Willows
  • Acacias
  • Radiata
  • Alders
  • Cypress
  • Tree lucerne
  • Poplars
  • Eucalypta
  • Macrocarpa
  • Cedars.

Natives

  • Carex sp
  • Cordyline australis - cabbage tree
  • Coprosma sp
  • Corokia
  • Dodonea viscosa - akeake
  • Griselinia - broadleaf
  • Kunzea ericoides - kanuka
  • Sophora sp - kowhai
  • Hebe stricta - koromiko
  • Aristotelia serrata - makomako or wineberry
  • Plagianthus regius - ribbonwood
  • Leptospermum scoparium - manuka
  • Myrsine australis - red matipo
  • Nothofagus sp - beech
  • Olearia sp - tree daisy
  • Pittosporum sp
  • Pseudopanax sp - five finger
  • Cortaderia - toetoe
  • Podocarpus totara - totara
  • Phormium - flax.

Download our  2012 catalogue

Other species are available on request. Equipment is available for hire or sale from the centre.

For more information, please call Greater Wellington's Masterton office on 06 378 2484 or visit Akura.

Opening times

Open from 1 June to 30 September
Monday to Friday 8am till 4.30pm
Saturday 9am til 11am

How to find us

Akura Conservation Centre
Akura Road
P O Box 41
Masterton
T 06 370 5614
F 06 378 2146
akura@gw.govt.nz