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Restoring biodiversity link in Whangarei

A restoration project at Ailsa Duffy’s 13ha covenant at Ocean Beach is now in its fourth year.

Volunteers are transforming the weed covered hill back to coastal forest, with 10,000 native trees planted so far.

Restoration project at Ocean Beach Photo: Malcolm Pullman

Above: Ailsa Duffy with Geoff Pointon, Northern Honda Manager.

The revegetated covenant will provide an important biodiversity link to Bream Head Reserve.

Partners with QEII are the Northland Regional Council, Whangarei District Council, Biodiversity Condition Fund and Honda TreeFund.

Open SpaceTM Magazine No. 75, March 2009 © QEII National Trust

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