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Wellington South Coast Clean-up

Wellington South Coast Clean-up

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When:

  • Sat 17 Sep ’11, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Where:

Wellington South Coast, Wellington South Coast, Wellington Region

Restrictions:

All Ages

As part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Clean-up Day, 12 local groups, and members of the public, are banding together to pick up rubbish from Owhiro Bay to Breaker Bay. This event follows on from the successful first combined community group clean-up of the south coast in 2010.

Join us to help make this a fun, many hands make light work job.

Meet at one of 12 meeting places (see map above). Look out for the person in a high viz vest from each of the groups.

1) Owhiro Bay – VUW Coastal Ecology Lab
2) Island Bay – Island Bay Divers
3) East of Island Bay Bait Shed – Friends of Taputeranga MR
4) Houghton Bay – Blue Wellington
5) Te Raekaihau Point – Te Raekaihau Coast Care
6) Hungerford Road – Community Group
7) Lyall Bay – Lyall Bay Coast Care
8) Airport breakwater - NIWA
9) Moa Point - Moa Point residents
10) Tarakena Bay - F&B Places for Penguins
11) Breaker Bay – Breaker Bay residents
12) Pass of Branda - Wellington Underwater Club

All rubbish will be gathered up at 12.15 and taken to Lyall Bay to form one large pile. There will be a sausage sizzle outside Wild Style Surf Shop and Café afterwards where participants can mingle and meet each other.

What to bring: bags and gloves will be provided. If you have your own gardening gloves please bring them along.

Hope to see you there and together let’s keep our seas free of rubbish!

For more information contact southcoastcare@gmail.com or visit our Facebook site - Wellington South Coast Clean-up.

(Note: Sunday 18 September is a backup day but only if the weather is really bad).

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