Baring Head is a spectacular headland south of Wainuiomata which has a unique array of landscape, recreational, ecological, recreational and historic values. It is a top biodiversity hotspot with an assemblage of nationally important ecosystems hosting a wide range of rare and threatened flora and fauna species.. Volunteers are needed to help us implement a 10 year biodiversity action plan.
On Saturday, we will be meeting at 10am and planting along the edge of the Wainuiomata river. If we have plenty of helpers, this will take a couple of hours, so you can easily combine it with a walk to the lighthouse or bike along the new cycleway to Turakirae Head. All tools provided, but you may wish to bring your own gardening gloves. We will supply tea, coffee and cake. This will be the last planting day for the year, and we hope to get all the eroding river bank planted with species that will help to hold it together. On Sunday, 7 September we will be removing horned poppy from Fitzroy Bay beach. The Park Ranger will provide us with a ride over to the area or you can bring your bike and cycle over the hill and along the coastal road. Leaving the bridge carpark (where the toilets
are) at 10.30am, and working until we run out of energy. So bring your lunch and make a day of it. If you want to join us and either need transport or can offer it, please email [masked]