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Monthly working bees – join us!

  The Friends of Central Park meet on the last Sunday of every month Feb-Nov to plant native trees, clear weeds from the Moturoa stream and increase public enjoyment and access to the park. Join us from 10.00 – 12.00 at the new Jetty (just below the overhead bridge) up the main path from the main gates at the city…

Next working bee: Sunday 25 February

Join us for the first Central Park working bee of 2018! We will be doing some much needed maintenance work (aka weeding) plus removing some of the dead trees around the caretaker’s site and the path down from there – victims of old age, kaka predation and storms.  This is the first step in revitalising that area – more details…

Next working bee: Sunday 1 October

This is one of the rare occasions when we change the date of our working bee. Guessing that a number of people will either be celebrating or commiserating the outcome of the election with friends and family next Sunday, we will now have our next working bee on Sunday 1 October.   Still from 10.00 – 12.00, meeting at The Jetty. Hope…

Next Working Bee – Sunday 27 August

Join us this coming Sunday 27th August for some social gardening in Central Park! Meet at The Jetty at 10am. If you enter the park through the main gates at the bottom of Brooklyn Road, Wellington, The Jetty is a few hundred metres along the main path. Just follow the stream! We provide, gloves, equipment and morning tea. We hope…

Next Working Bee: Sunday July 30

Come and join us for our next working bee in Central Park! When: Sunday 30 July, 10am-12pm Where: Meet at the Upstream ‘jetty’ (2 minutes walk upstream from the main Central Park gates at the bottom of Brooklyn Road) Bring: Gardening gloves if you have them. Additional equipment and morning tea will be provided!  

2017 Upstream Art Trail Photos

For those who missed out on the fun of the 2017 Upstream Art Trail in Central Park (or would like to relive the experience) photos of the installations are now available to view on our website! Thanks to Shaun Matthews for capturing the works, and the Park, so beautifully.  

Next working bee: Sunday 26 Feb

Thank you to everyone who has participated in the “extra” working bees over the last month to ensure the park is looking good for the upcoming Upstream Art Trail! We have one last working bee – our regular February one – before the exhibition opens on March 2nd. We will finish off our weeding along the Art Trail route. When: Sunday…

Extra working bee!

Thanks to all who made it to the working bee last weekend. The park is starting to look great! We’re having another working bee to get the park looking its best come show time, so please come and join us! When: Sunday February 12 10am-12pm Where: Central Park (meet at the ‘jetty’ area, 2 minutes walk upstream from the main…

January working bee – join us!

The 2017 Upstream Art Trail is only weeks away (March 2-5)! We want the Park to look its best for the event so are holding an additional working bee this Sunday. Please join us! When: Sunday January 29 10am-12pm Where: Central Park (meet at the ‘jetty’ area, 2 minutes walk upstream from the main gates) Bring: Gardening gloves if you…