2024 Planting Season Battle for the Banded Rail

Restoration planting at Hoddy Estuary Park

The planting season’s here and it’s going to be a goodie! Join the friendly super-organised Battle for the Banded Rail team at various planting bee’s across the scenic Waimea Inlet. The first one is Sunday 26 May at Pukeko Lane from 9am to 1pm, and everyone’s welcome! There’s eight different planting bees this season, from […]

Battle For the Banded Rail Plant Care Mornings

Plant care volunteers

An essential part of successful restoration is caring for the plants after the hard work of planting is done. Please join us for plant releasing mornings around the Waimea Inlet. It’s a great chance to revisit some of the Battle for the Banded Rail planting sites, meet other like minded plant carers and have a […]

Māpua School gets planting!

Frontage of Māpua School

With a little help from TET the whole of Māpua School got their hands dirty recently, helping to plant over 400 natives at the school. Māpua School was an absolute hive of activity earlier this year, with every student in the school helping to plant a riparian area near the carpark. Sparked by an idea […]

Rotarians mark 100 years with 900 plants

Last year Rotary celebrated its hundredth year of activity in the Nelson Tasman region. Having already spent a number of years supporting the Battle for the Banded Rail project, club members thought it would be a good idea to double down on their conservation efforts, using the project to mark the occasion with a grand […]