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Official blog of the Avon-Otakaro Network

World Wetlands Day Tour 2015

Following the success of last year’s coach trip celebrating World Wetlands Day, we are running another all-day coach trip this year on Sunday 1 February. [More]

Another green blitz on the red zone to cap off Conservation Week

This Sunday will see another round of native planting within the red zone at Anzac Drive Reserve on the last day of Conservation Week 2014. [More]

Community invited to provide feedback on proposals for the recovery of the east

New high schools, a city-to-sea river park, eco-sanctuary, flatwater sports lake, heritage garden park, wave garden, and aquatic centres are among more than 25 proposals from the public for the eastern suburbs that feedback is now being sought on. [More]

Matariki planting signals the first step in greening the red zone

Singer Tiki Taane and TVs ‘bugman’ Ruud Kleinpaste will be among the celebrity guests joining community volunteers to take the first steps in greening the red zone this Saturday. [More]