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Tree Planting - Arbor Day - Maara Roa Kowhai Grove - 6 June 2009

We had a good turnout for Arbor Day, with 250 trees planted up the sides of the tracks, and 100 at the Kowhai Grove.

Tree Planting on Arbor Day - 6 June 2009

Tree Planting on Arbor Day - 6 June 2009
Cecilia in the foreground, with Betty at back and Shanaiah (bending over) planting a shrub.


Tree Planting on Arbor Day - 6 June 2009

Tree Planting on Arbor Day - 6 June 2009
This shows some of the ground cover plants put under the kowhai, intended to supplant the grass & weeds eventually: rengarenga (nearest camera) and carex secta (the grassy plant).


A good job done - Tree Planting on Arbor Day - 6 June 2009

A good job done - Tree Planting on Arbor Day - 6 June 2009
[standing, L to R] Shanaiah (10), Dorothy, Margaret, Adrienne and Rae;
[seated] Sylvia, Betty.  Absent: Cecilia, Isabel.