Completed lower track in the Forest of Tawa/Te Ngahere-o-Tawa

During June and July, WCC contractors undertook significant work, developing a new track, finally compacting the surface to enable stability of the surface. During this work, some windfall pine trees were cut, while native tree seedlings were repositioned near the track. Throughout the process, John Burnet and Andrew Liley maintained a watchful eye on proceedingsContinue reading “Completed lower track in the Forest of Tawa/Te Ngahere-o-Tawa”

Developments in the Forest of Tawa / Te Ngahere-o-Tawa

Following the purchase of the original Forest of Tane by WCC in early 2017, a significant amount of clearance and replanting has taken place beyond the Kiwi Crescent entrance. (See FOTBR newsletters August 2019 and August 2020). Further planting occurred in 2020 on the higher slopes. John Burnet reports that WCC are currently funding andContinue reading “Developments in the Forest of Tawa / Te Ngahere-o-Tawa”

Delighted with Redwood Bush

Below is an excerpt of some very happy feedback from a Tawa resident, relating their special experiences over the years with Redwood Bush – their ‘bit of paradise’ “… I am very impressed by some of the improvements made to our track through the Tawa Redwood Bush. I have walked the track every day, rainContinue reading “Delighted with Redwood Bush”