2017 Next Events
September 22 - Annual River Walkover with GWRC. Buses leave the Riverbank Rd Depot at 9.30am.
A good chance to check out this year's activities, especially the new plantings, and to learn what the plans are for the next year.
Every Wednesday at 9am. Working bee. Meet at the Nursery, 89 Riverbank Road (just off SH1) - look for the Friends of the River sign. Approximately 2 hours. Morning tea provided.
For more information about the Friends contact Trevor Wylie, 06 364 8918.
2017 Plantings :
25 June - Watson's planting afternoon - staff and families of Watson's Garden Centre.
7 June - Waitohu School celebrated Arbor Day in conjunction with the Philipp Foundation planting the seedlings the school potted up last year.
21 May - first planting for the year - with the support of Otaki Growers Trust.
2016 Plantings :
16 July - Planting around Chrystall's Bend with the staff of Farmlands Otaki
29 June - Planting on Chrystall's Walkway with Winstone Aggregates - with suppoprt of GBC - Winstones.
8 June - Te Horo School planting adjacent to Chrystall's Walkway starting at 9.30 - with support of the Philipp Foundation.
22 May - Chrystall's Walkway - family planting morning.
28 June - More than 40 volunteers turned up on a mild Otaki winter morning and planted approximately 700 plants at Chrystall's Walkway sponsored by HONDA and BEACH FM.
5 June - We celebrated Arbor Day with OTAKI COLLEGE and WESTPAC - planting along Chrystall's Walkway.
27 May - Planting at the Estuary with the Wednesday Group.
23 May - Sponsored by OTAKI NEW WORLD - planting along Chrystall's Walkway.