Grandview Community Garden is a community garden where people from many different cultures work alongside each other, growing their own fresh produce and learning new skills. New members, visitors and volunteers are welcome. In in 2013 we began restoring an area of neglected waste land with a focus on Nga Rongoa.
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The Travis Wetland Trust along with the Christchurch City Council work towards the restoration of Travis Wetland. The Trust runs a monthly workday with the support of the CCC Ranger; on the third Saturday of the month.
New group seeking to establish pest free area at the Whakamarama Road end currently known as "The Blade"
Aim: To stabilise the dunes and raise people awareness of caring for the environment
Aim: Rehabilitative planting in Kawhia area and eradication of exotic weed infestion
Activities: Animal pest control
Aim: Enhance native biodiversity and return kiwi and weka to the area
Activities: Pest control and legal protection
Parties involved: Local landowners
Recreation, aquatic and terrestrial habitat enhancement and water quality improvement
Activities: Weed control, fencing planting and silt traps
Parties involved: Local landowners, Waikato District Council, iwi, Recreation users and Fish and Game, Waikato Regional Council
Restore the lake into a healthy wetland lake environment
Activities: Weed control, pest control, fencing and planting
Parties involved: Landowners, DOC and Waikato Regional Council
Re-vegetate the entrance of the Kauaeranga Valley with native trees.
Activities: Weed control and planting
Parties involved: Landowners
To protect and enhance the ngahere-awa-moana and all living creatures that live within it from pests and apply matauranga Maori to the kaitiaki of the whenua awa and moana
Activities: Weed control pest control fencing and planting
Parties involved: Schools iwi, local landowners researchers