Smallholdings are important to our rural communities and critical to the freshwater aspirations of our catchments. Te Hoiere Project invites all smallholdings (1-30ha) in the catchment to join us for an evening of free pizza, learning about dung beetles, and to talk about your freshwater goals.
Catchment coordinators will also be on-hand to discuss the support available through Marlborough District Council for fencing, native plants, weed control and more.
WHO: Smallholdings in Te Hoiere, Are Are Creek and Linkwater
WHAT: Enjoy pizza while having a yarn with others in the community about freshwater; learn about dung beetles and funding available for fencing, native planting and more.
WHEN: Thurs, 7 December, 6.15pm – 8pm
WHERE: Havelock Pavilion, end of Neil Street
RSVP: Wendy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0272473503
Guest speaker: Dr Shaun Forgie, Dung Beetle Innovations
Dung beetles offer a remarkable, sustainable solution to revitalise our soils and rehabilitate our waterways. Te Hoiere Project has made financial support available to assist smallholdings in incorporating this tool into their farm management.
About NZ Landcare Trust
NZ Landcare Trust empowers the communities we live and work in to focus on, and improve, the sustainability of our land and water quality. As a partner in Te Hoiere Project, NZ Landcare Trust supports our communities to form catchment groups, as well as collaborate on events to inspire community-led actions for freshwater improvement. Wendy Sullivan will be on-hand to answer your questions about local catchment groups and more.