Environmental

Doris Zuur
027 281 1570
Pae Cycle is a local service that collects household food scraps and turns them into compost for the community garden.
Predator Free Paekākāriki (previously known as Paekakariki Rat Pack), is a volunteer, not-for-profit, community effort to rid the Paekākāriki of predators.
Wainuiwhenua is a community-led group working with local iwi to achieve the best future uses of surplus Transmission Gully land for the Paekākāriki community and Kāpiti District.
Glenda
021 110 4277
The Kāpiti Biodiversity Project covers four main areas:  Queen Elizabeth Park, the Paekakariki-Pukerua Bay Escarpment, the Whareroa Farm Reserve and part of Perkins farm/Middle Run. Birds (including korora -  little penguins), lizards, weta, rare dune plants, stream restoration.
Community Gardens
North end of Tilley Rd
Queen Elizabeth Park
Paekākāriki
Jayne O’Neill
POG is Paekākāriki’s community gardening group. We are working together to make Paekākāriki a place of abundant organic food production - in home gardens, on berms, at the school - and have just established a community orchard and garden at the North end of Tilley Rd.
Paekākāriki School Garden
Fri: 9am-12pm
Sarah McMaster
021 969 645
Potty Potters meet every Friday morning to prepare plants for our autumn and spring plant sales which funds the garden programme and teacher aides. We welcome all interested people - gardeners and non-gardeners, parents and grandparents and non-parents for all these activities.
Russell Bell
04 902 1766
Friends of Queen Elizabeth Park are an active group who help to look after the Park’s dune, wetland and forest native plants and animals. The Friends are involved in restoration, conservation, and where possible expanding these ecosystems. They welcome new volunteers.
Chairperson - Andy McKay
027 914 6598
Set up in 1997 to reverse the drastic decline of coastal forest, we’re aiming to create a continuous ribbon of bird-safe native forest from Porirua through to Waikanae. Join us and be part of our award winning conservation project.
Whareroa Farm
Mackays Crossing
A Charitable Trust of volunteers which was established to protect and develop Whareroa Farm Reserve (WFR) as a reserve for environmental and heritage conservation and public enjoyment. Planting working bees, pest control, track development, guided tours.
Committed to looking after our precious streams in Paekākāriki. Te Puka & Wainui Streams to the North, and Waikakariki Stream to the South.