Plant packs
Each pack has a mix of three native plants attracting native birds and bees
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Donate a native tree. Help restore local reserves.
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Join our Teaching Garden volunteers and enable community to grow food locally.
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Order native plants in bulk. All eco-sourced and chemical-free. Complimentary expert advice is on us!
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Share in nature's revival and support our work.
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Join us to restore our native plants, birds, bugs and fish.
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Conservation and environmental sustainability courses and events for all.
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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, teaching garden 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 EnviroHub 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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Woven Harakeke Gift for Christmas Series
20 October 2020
Christmas is around the corner. Give someone a sustainable gift this Christmas and learn or extend your own skills in our 3 part series of workshops:
20th October
27th October
3rd November.

Our workshop will cover:
Tikanga and karakia
Harvesting and preparation
Whiri
Introduction weaving – putiputi and 2 corner kete
Pīkau (backpack)

Join us for a 3-part series of gift workshops and weave a stylish pīkau (backpack).

Registrations close on 19 October.
Te Ara Awataha Event
24 October 2020
Community Regeneration Day at Jessie Tonar Scout Reserve.
Since March 2019, we have been clearing invasive plant species and made good progress with planting a number of native plants on the site. We’ve also discovered that the harakeke growing there is of a high quality. We’ll continue cleaning up harakeke stands as well as clearing the wild ginger onsite. Come down and give us a hand!
Introduction to Beekeeping - Workshops Intensive
24 October 2020
An introduction to Beekeeping 2-day workshop intensive; a mixture of theory and hands-on practical experience.

The two days for this intensive will be:
- 24th October
- 25th October

Whether you are just thinking about keeping bees or have just started, we will cover all the subjects you need to know about including:

- Setting up a hive
- Hive hardware
- Maintaining the hive
- Managing the queen
- Resolving any problems
- Harvesting honey

Spring has kicked off strongly and the bees are busy building up for a harvest of honey. Book your space now to prepare yourself for a livelong journey.

Registrations close on 17 October.
Woven Harakeke Gift for Christmas Series
20 October 2020
Christmas is around the corner. Give someone a sustainable gift this Christmas and learn or extend your own skills in our 3 part series of workshops:
20th October
27th October
3rd November.

Our workshop will cover:
Tikanga and karakia
Harvesting and preparation
Whiri
Introduction weaving – putiputi and 2 corner kete
Pīkau (backpack)

Join us for a 3-part series of gift workshops and weave a stylish pīkau (backpack).

Registrations close on 19 October.
Learn more
Te Ara Awataha Event
24 October 2020
Community Regeneration Day at Jessie Tonar Scout Reserve.
Since March 2019, we have been clearing invasive plant species and made good progress with planting a number of native plants on the site. We’ve also discovered that the harakeke growing there is of a high quality. We’ll continue cleaning up harakeke stands as well as clearing the wild ginger onsite. Come down and give us a hand!
Learn more
Introduction to Beekeeping - Workshops Intensive
24 October 2020
An introduction to Beekeeping 2-day workshop intensive; a mixture of theory and hands-on practical experience.

The two days for this intensive will be:
- 24th October
- 25th October

Whether you are just thinking about keeping bees or have just started, we will cover all the subjects you need to know about including:

- Setting up a hive
- Hive hardware
- Maintaining the hive
- Managing the queen
- Resolving any problems
- Harvesting honey

Spring has kicked off strongly and the bees are busy building up for a harvest of honey. Book your space now to prepare yourself for a livelong journey.

Registrations close on 17 October.
Learn more
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Nature's Revival Blog
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Barfoot & Thompson supports us
We are delighted to welcome on board our newest sponsor, Barfoot & Thompson. Auckland’s largest real estate agency works across all the regions that we do, and are very supportive of our mission.
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Your West Support Fund helping Engine Bay Nursery
A great story published by The Trusts about Kaipātiki Project and how Your West Support Fund helps us continue carry our work. "Auckland-wide environmental group Kaipātiki Project is just one of many community organisations to benefit from the Your West Support Fund.
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Single sex trees or Dioecious in NZ
New Zealand is full of many unique plants & animals.  One aspect of our native plant life that attracts attention is the fact that many plants are of a single-sex or dioecious (two houses).
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Our supporters

Kaipātiki Project can only operate because of the generosity of our funders, partners and supporters. THANK YOU!

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