Help clean up gulf
Volunteers are needed to help the Department of Conservation with work on North Head and on islands in the Hauraki Gulf.
Auckland DOC is looking for people who may also be available to help the Biodiversity team on a regular basis.
The Devonport Guardians programme will see volunteers join rangers and become the maintenance crew on North Head or Fort Takapuna.
Helpers will maintain buildings and tunnels, plant natives, and remove weeds by hand and weed eater.
Building and grounds maintenance at North Head is happening on September 19 and planting and weeding is on November 13. At Fort Takapuna building and grounds maintenance is on October 24 and planting and weeding is on November 14.
All sessions run from 9.30am 2.30pm.
For those who want to venture a lit-
till tle further away there is the Rangitoto/Motutapu Islands Overnight Island Restoration.
A group of 4 to 8 volunteers are needed for October 10 and 11, November 7 and 8 and December 5 and 6.
Volunteers for a project at the Okura Bush Walkway will help maintain the walking track, clear drains and cut back vegetation from Haigh Access Rd through regenerating coastal kauri forest along the Okura River estuary, and the edge of the Long Bay – Okura Marine Reserve working towards Karepiro Bay and the historic Dacre Cottage.
A medium to high level of fitness is required and tools are provided.
It is happening on September 25 and November 27 from 9.45am till 2.30pm.
Help wanted: Volunteers are needed to help DOC on North Head and Rangitoto Island.