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It’s Spade Aid speed planting day in QEP on 29 July

Posted on 16 July 2018

The transformation of Queen Elizabeth Park will continue next weekend (Sunday 29 July) with a mass planting by volunteers from the community, families, corporate teams and Greater Wellington Regional Council staff as people gather to take part in the annual Spade Aid event.

It’s Spade Aid speed planting day in QEP coming up on 29 July
Posted on 16 July 2018
The transformation of Queen Elizabeth Park will continue next weekend (Sunday 29 July) with a mass planting by volunteers from the community, families, corporate teams and Greater Wellington Regional Council staff as people gather to take part in the annual Spade Aid event.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/it-s-spade-aid-speed-planting-day-in-qep-coming-up-on-29-july/

QEP restoration project one step closer with new approach to native planting.

Posted on 12 July 2018

A long-held dream to return large parts of Queen Elizabeth Park to a forest of native plants and animals will be one step closer this week when a ground breaking new approach to planting starts.

QEP restoration project one step closer with new approach to native planting.
Posted on 12 July 2018
A long-held dream to return large parts of Queen Elizabeth Park to a forest of native plants and animals will be one step closer this week when a ground breaking new approach to planting starts.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/qep-restoration-project-one-step-closer-with-new-approach-to-native-planting/

Public transport the winner in regional plan review

Posted on 3 July 2018

Public transport, walking and cycling and resilience have been prioritised in the mid-term update of the 2015 Regional Land Transport Plan, which has just been endorsed by Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Public transport the winner in regional plan review
Posted on 3 July 2018
Public transport, walking and cycling and resilience have been prioritised in the mid-term update of the 2015 Regional Land Transport Plan, which has just been endorsed by Greater Wellington Regional Council.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/public-transport-the-winner-in-regional-plan-review/

Pest Management Plan targets healthy environment

Posted on 3 July 2018

Smothering, strangling, displacing, infecting, browsing, killing. There are many ways pest plants and animals can undermine our biodiversity and primary production and, as a consequence, seriously threaten the health of our native and productive plants and animals.

Pest Management Plan targets healthy environment
Posted on 3 July 2018
Smothering, strangling, displacing, infecting, browsing, killing. There are many ways pest plants and animals can undermine our biodiversity and primary production and, as a consequence, seriously threaten the health of our native and productive plants and animals.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/pest-management-plan-targets-healthy-environment/