Update October 4th

Planting reaches new heights This year most of our plantings have been done in a new area further up the Maara Roa track to the east of the Porirua College boundary.    We are grateful to the College for letting us park in their grounds, saving us the long walk from our previous meeting place at … Read more

Newsletter August 2021

Friends of Maara Roa (FMR): 21 years bringing biodiversity back to the Cannons Creek catchment www.maararoa.org.nz Inquiries E: info@maararoa.org.nz August 2021 newsletter: Planting progress paused Planting progress paused AGM report: inspiring presentation Look at our new website Annual subscriptions now due Planting progress paused News of the Level 4 lockdown has put a pause on … Read more

AGM 12 July 2021

• The date: Monday 12 July 2021• The place: Tawa Uniting Church, Elena Place, Tawa• The time: 7.30 pmWelcome to our 21 st AGMAll are welcome to attend the 21 st Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Maara Roa. Asin previous years, the meeting will be held at the Tawa Uniting Church in Elena … Read more

Newsletter June 2021

Working bees/planting days are every fine Saturday; meet at 9.30 am at the Cannons Creekentrance to Belmont Regional Park. The nursery group meets every Thursday from 10 am to noon, in the grounds of Aotea College in Okowai Road. Enquiries: info@maararoa.org.nz June 2021 newsletter: Come to the AGM • The date: Monday 12 July 2021• … Read more

Newsletter March 2021

Working bees are every fine Saturday; meet at 9.30 am at the Cannons Creek entrance to Belmont Regional Park.  The nursery group meets every Thursday from 10 am to noon, in the grounds of Aotea College in Okowai Road. March-April 2021 newsletter: Past and future A busy time for tree care A change in focus … Read more

Newsletter Sept 2020

Friends of Maara Roa (FMR): 20+ years bringing biodiversity back to the Cannons Creek catchment Working bees are every fine Saturday; meet at 9.30 am at the Cannons Creek entrance to Belmont Regional Park.  The nursery group meets every Thursday from 10 am to noon, in the grounds of Aotea College in Okowai Road. September … Read more

Newsletter July 2020

We are planting every fine Saturday; meet at 9.30 am at the Cannons Creek entrance to Belmont Regional Park.  The nursery group meets every Thursday from 10 am to noon, in the grounds of Aotea College in Okowai Road. July 2020 Newsletter Welcome back after lockdown Celebrating 20 years at the AGM GWRC grant boosts … Read more

Newsletter February 2020

February 2020 Newsletter In July 2020, it will be 20 years since the Friends of Maara Roa (FMR) was incorporated, its purpose to restore the biodiversity of the Cannons Creek catchment.   In that time some 83,500 trees have been planted in a significantly expanded area, and more and more birds are being seen, including the first … Read more