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Otari-Wilton’s Bush Open Day – Spring Festival

When:

Sat 26 Sep 2015, 9:00am–3:00pm

Where: Otari-Wilton’s Bush, 160 Wilton Road, Wilton, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

This is a great day for first-timers and regulars to New Zealand’s only native botanic garden. Guest speakers include, Dr. Leon Perrie from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, who will deliver a lecture on understanding and valuing our plants and Dr. Phil Lester from Victoria University of Wellington, who is giving a talk on the hidden lives of native bees. There will be plants for sale, guided walks and refreshments available.

Open Day Programme:
10am Plant sale begins

11am Guided walk
Meet at the Information Centre

12pm Lecture: Understanding and valuing our plants
Location: Leonard Cockayne Centre

1pm Gecko and Tuatara
Location: Leonard Cockayne Centre

1.30pm Lecture: Hidden Lives of Native Bees
Guest Speaker Dr. Phil Lester, Victoria University of Wellington
Location: Information Centre

2pm Guided walk
Meet at the Information Centre

Refreshments available at the Information Centre

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