Ngaio » Parks

By: Ngaio  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: City Council

Ngaio » Parks

The Bell’s Track Working Group needs volunteers to help plant native trees up Bell’s Track during the winter.

Can you can spare a morning or afternoon on a Saturday, or possibly a weekday?  If so, come and help beautify the area.

Since 2001, volunteers and Wellington City Council have been planting trees, weeding and upgrading Bell’s Track, which is a short track to the Skyline Walkway.

If you would like to be involved, the group would love to hear from you.

Please phone Margaret Foden: 479 2487

Keywords: City Council

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