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Pink Ragwort Weeding


Sat 14 Oct 2017, 9:00am–3:00pm

Where: Whitiau Scientific Reserve, Pauri Rd, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui

Restrictions: R16

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Come along and help rid this coastal Scientific Reserve of Pink Ragwort, an introduced and invasive garden ornamental which, left uncontrolled, can form dense cover smothering native plants and habitat. As this event involves hand pulling Pink Ragwort, and traversing uneven and untracked terrain, it is suitable only for ages 16 and older.

This is a part of Conservation Week 2017.

- Where to meet: 9am at the intersection of Pauri Rd and Pauri Domain beside the Whanganui Prison.

- What to bring: Clothing for all weather. Be prepared for unexpected weather changes. Sunhat, sunscreen, gumboots or sturdy footwear. Bring a packed lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

For more information contact Scotty Moore, Community Ranger, Whanganui:

Phone: 06 3492134
Mobile: +64 27 5366801


Emma Salmon
Cell 0275785680

Meet at Wanganui Prison.