Every Third Sunday of the month we have our group working bee – if we’re not in lockdown.

In summer we focus on taking care of our plants (“search and rescue”) and in winter on planting. And there is always our nursery! All our working bees are accessible for all ages, we can always find something appropriate for your age and fitness level – our youngest visiting volunteer was just 6 months old while our eldest volunteer is 92 and counting. That’s the benefit of our project: being in a wetland it’s flat and with our nursery, there is always something to do without having to bend over. But if you’re looking for a work out, we can certainly provide you with that as well!

With Covid still in the world, we’re just asking you to remember a couple of things:

  • when you’re sick, stay home and take care of yourself (always a good idea, you’ll get better quicker!)
  •  no need to bring your own gloves or spades, but if you do: everything needs to be squeaky clean because of the risk of spreading kauri dieback.
  • fill in our H&S and tracing form before you come. Click here for the link. Contact me if you have any issues with the form.

Start time 10 am, finishing with a shared lunch at 1 pm – optional but recommended. I suspect some of us mainly come for the food! We’ll provide hot drinks and homemade soups and bread, if you can contribute something, that’s great.

Make sure your boots/shoes are clean before you come please (remember we are kauri dieback free and like to keep it that way).

Ample parking on site, we’re at 111 Bethells Road – entry opposite the Waitakere River Fire station. Please contact me if you’re planning to come with a bigger group so we know how many cups to place our our table: Annalily at matukulink@gmail.com or 0212207136.

Hope to see you there! – Annalily & the trustees