Join the rangers and community in this Arbor Day planting event at Bridgestone Reserve, Papanui and help bring back Papanui Bush.

Volunteer Hatsumi Kaihara planting at Bridgestone Reserve.

Located between Papanui High School and Bridgestone Tyres on Langdon Road, Papanui, Bridgestone Reserve is being replanted with forest trees and shrubs.

Get involved and play your part in recreating Papanui Bush, alongside Papanui Rotary and the Papanui Innes Community Board.

Bring friends, family, gloves and a spade. This event will happen rain or shine.

A BBQ will follow.


Tuesday 5 June, 10am to noon.


Meet at 40 Langdons Road, Bridgestone Reserve.

What to bring

  • A spade - there will be a few available to use but please bring your own if you can
  • Gloves
  • Warm clothing - the event will be on rain or shine
  • Gumboots recommended.


Stacey Holbrough: (03) 941 8102 or