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  • Southshore


    The planting event at Southshore Reserve was a fantastic success with over 1000 native plants donated by Trees for Canterbury being put in the ground.  The day was beautiful and warm with lots of sun […]

  • Orton Bradley Park

    Orton Bradley Park

    A very cold -5 degrees greeted a hardy bunch of people to the annual planting at Orton Bradley Park.  The site was in the shade and covered in frost when we started but thawed to […]

  • Styx Mill Planting

    Styx Mill Planting

    We held the annual planting day at Styx Mill Conservation area on Sunday.  We have been planting at Styx Mill since April 1999.  This event would have to be the best attended yet with close […]

  • Port Hills Planting Update

    Update for Plantings on the Port Hills. All Port Hills plantings are under direct control of the Council Ranger Service. Due to the fire there will be a series of events to replant all that […]

  • A New Ute.

    A New Ute.

    We have had a Toyota Hi Ace Van at Trees for Canterbury ever since I started with the project.  That’s nearly 26 years.  The van we have been running around in since 21st May 1999 […]

  • Planting season finishes with a bang!!

    Planting season finishes with a bang!!

    The final planting of the season occurred on Sunday 24th of September at Halswell Quarry and it was the easiest yet.  We usually get about 60 people attend and we thought that 1000 plants would […]

  • Travis Wetland Planting

    Travis Wetland Planting

    It was a grand day for a planting on Saturday.  The weather was perfect and that obviously helped attract the many people who attended the event at Travis Wetland.  There were scouts from a few […]

  • Orton Bradley Planting

    Orton Bradley Planting

    A cool morning with a dusting of snow on Mt Herbert for the annual planting at Orton Bradley.  The sun was shining and we were all sheltered from the breeze.  The planting was divided into […]

  • August Giveaway

    Its that time of year that we giveaway plants to Community Organisations. We keep it simple, write us a letter, or send an email, tell us who you are and what you are after. eg, […]

  • Drought conditions stop planting

    After chatting with the organiser of the Port Robinson Reserve planting we have had to cancel our planting at the reserve.  The North Canterbury area has sustained drought conditions for 2 years and with the […]