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Share in nature’s revival with us. We’re a sustainable living one-stop shop.

For sustainable living, restoring native biodiversity and learning about environmental sustainability, Kaipātiki Project makes it easy to live well within our Earth's limits.

Based on Auckland’s North Shore, we lead native bush regeneration and grow native plants, provide conservation volunteering opportunities at our nursery and in our wider restoration projects. We also offer practical education and organise events about sustainable living for different age groups. We have an online shop where you can buy bulk plants, offer a range of corporate sponsorship opportunities, curtain recycling and a membership option.

We believe that by working together, we can restore our native plants, birds, bugs and fish and regenerate the planet.

We have a range of ways to get involved. Join our volunteering whānau to get up close with nature. From bush restoration, weeding and trapping to growing and planting, many hands make light work. We have volunteering opportunities for businesses, individuals and families, schools and youth groups and community groups. Connect with others who share your sustainable living values and purpose. Give back to the community and feel the wonder of making a difference to our local environment.

Learn about sustainable living and environmental sustainability. Feel great while learning with others and helping our natural world. Learn new sustainable living skills at our Auckland's North Environment Centre or at events and courses across the region. Our education and volunteering is practical and hands on - you’ll literally get your hands dirty!

People of all ages and abilities are welcome! We love bringing diverse groups of people together.

No matter where you're at in your sustainable living journey, we're happy to share and learn.

 

Upcoming Events
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Pip to Peel Workshop
23 February 2020
We are so happy the course is full, contact us if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
Loving the place you live is easy – how you ask? Peel and core your fruit and turn the throw-away parts into jelly!

Julie will teach you all you need to know about Jam & Jelly making and will take you through all the fun easy steps showing you how to turn your good quality excess fruit into decadent treats that extend your seasonal produce, make wonderful gifts and taste jolly good too! Take home some delicious jelly for your larder!

Registrations close on 21 February.
Stream clean up in Ridgewood Reserve, Birkenhead
26 February 2020
Help us keep our streams clean and join our family friendly stream clean up. Everyone is welcome and no booking required. Just turn up and help out.

Meet us at the stream. Go down to the end of Roseberry Avenue close to Verran Primary School, enter the Ridgewood Reserve and walk down to the second bridge. For any queries, please contact Brett on 021 110 4814. See you there!
Plant Propagation Workshop Part 1
27 February 2020
Propagation focused workshop, sowing seed, division, cuttings, and propagation environments. Records keeping, treatments methods trouble shooting difficult species. Media timing temperatures watering requirements, common propagation aliments. Best practice potting on when, why and how.

Recommended for nursery volunteers and enthusiasts.

Thank you to Auckland Council Biosecurity for supporting this workshop!
Pip to Peel Workshop
23 February 2020
We are so happy the course is full, contact us if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
Loving the place you live is easy – how you ask? Peel and core your fruit and turn the throw-away parts into jelly!

Julie will teach you all you need to know about Jam & Jelly making and will take you through all the fun easy steps showing you how to turn your good quality excess fruit into decadent treats that extend your seasonal produce, make wonderful gifts and taste jolly good too! Take home some delicious jelly for your larder!

Registrations close on 21 February.
Learn more
Stream clean up in Ridgewood Reserve, Birkenhead
26 February 2020
Help us keep our streams clean and join our family friendly stream clean up. Everyone is welcome and no booking required. Just turn up and help out.

Meet us at the stream. Go down to the end of Roseberry Avenue close to Verran Primary School, enter the Ridgewood Reserve and walk down to the second bridge. For any queries, please contact Brett on 021 110 4814. See you there!
Learn more
Plant Propagation Workshop Part 1
27 February 2020
Propagation focused workshop, sowing seed, division, cuttings, and propagation environments. Records keeping, treatments methods trouble shooting difficult species. Media timing temperatures watering requirements, common propagation aliments. Best practice potting on when, why and how.

Recommended for nursery volunteers and enthusiasts.

Thank you to Auckland Council Biosecurity for supporting this workshop!
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Teaching Garden Coordinator
Job Opportunity: Teaching Garden Coordinator
Teaching Garden Co-Ordinator

Kaipātiki Project is looking for a dynamic person to co-ordinate our teaching garden and compost hubs.
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Kaipātiki Project on RNZ
Over the summer Radio New Zealand team have been around the country looking at all kinds of community conservation initiatives. When in Auckland, Lynn Freeman spoke to us about the Kaipātiki Project that for 21 years has inspired people to restore New Zealand's native plants, birds, bugs and fish.
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Check our YouTube channel
In 2019 we started developing our YouTube channel by adding more videos about our nursery, plants and our projects.
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Kaipātiki Project can only operate because of the generosity of our funders, partners and supporters. THANK YOU!

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