Key Facts and Figures

4

community organisations funded

51

community planting days held (large events with over 100 attendees)

801,584

native trees and shrubs planted – (over half a million planted by community, over 300,000 planted by contractors)

64,834

volunteer hours stream side to engage in restoration and education activities

4312.8

cubic metres of weeds removed

1694.2

cubic metres of bamboo removed 

81

house and land purchases

37.3

hectares of land purchased and converted into stormwater reserves

9.3

kms of walk/cycleways constructed in a network of 6 tracks

8

businesses engaged

165

groups have adopted stream areas

31

schools have been engaged

98

art projects completed (over 7000 participants) including:

4

books published

3

theatre/drama productions

9

movies

1

dance performance

3

audio CDs

6

awards won

4

community gardens built

1

rongoa garden (Maori medicinal garden)

1

pā harakeke (flax weaving garden)