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Otari Wilton's Bush Open Day

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  • Sat 17 Sep ’11, 10:00am – 3:00pm


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


All Ages

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  • Free Admission

Take a guided walk through the native botanic gardens and forest remnants at Otari-Wilton's Bush. Learn about the work at the gardens, native plants and pest plants.

10.00am: Native plants for sale on the Cockayne Lawn
11.00am: Otari Treasure Trail with Dr John Dawson. Join the renowned botanist and author for a walk through the native botanic gardens.
12.00 noon: Gardening at Otari. A walk with the Otari curators looking at how we care for the gardens.
1.00pm: Bush walk to 800-year-old rimu and beyond. Visit the oldest tree in Wellington City. Some steps, steep in places. Good footwear required.
2.00pm. The nature trail. A fantastic one-hour guided walk through the native botanic garden and forest remnants. Some steps, steep in places. Good footwear required.
All day: Pest plant identification. Experts from Greater Wellington Regional Council will be on hand to show you the best ways to control a range of Wellington weeds.

All guided walks start at the Information Centre.

Refreshments available all day.

What you will need: Good footwear for guided walks around the bush.

For more information check out the Wellington City Council website, call (04) 499 4444 or email

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