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Join the first planting session of the year for the Banded Rail!

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Battle for the Banded Rail is a project working with local communities to increase the number of banded rail and
other estuarine birds on the margins of the Waimea Inlet by restoring habitat and trapping predators.

Their first planting on 28th May at Estuary Place in Richmond  coincides with Climate Action Week.

Access is from the end of Estuary Place or from the cycleway.  Estuary Place is off Lower Queen Street, Richmond, 1km from the traffic lights.
Bring gloves, a spade if you have one and drinking water.  Wear solid footwear and clothes suitable for the weather conditions.  Morning tea will be provided and all volunteers are welcome.
If the weather is not good, we will cancel by 8am on the day (in this case, please phone or email the organiser). However, if it’s just doubtful or light rain we will go ahead.

Our full planting schedule for this winter can be seen below. Everyone is welcome and there are jobs other than

If you would like to receive their weekly emails about planting days coming up through the season please contact the Battle for the Banded Rail team.

For information about the Battle for the Banded Rail project or to receive our weekly emails about planting days
coming up through the season,
please contact Kathryn Brownlie on 544 4537 or

See other Climate Action Week events HERE or on the Event section of the website.


May 28
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Estuary Place, Richmond
Access from Lower Queen St or from the cycleway


Battle for The Banded Rail
544 4537

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