Jean Malpas Community Nursery

Our Community Nursery is the heart of our operations. Each year we propagate approx 10,000 native plants to support reforestation efforts at our planting sites

Join us at one of our regular volunteer sessions at the nursery – everyone is welcome and no experience is required. 

HOURS:
Every Wednesday
Summer Hours: 9:00am – 12:00pm (last morning session 12th May)
Winter hours: 12.00 – 3.00 pm (from 19th May) 

LOCATION:  
Jean Malpas Community Nursery, Poplar Drive, Jardine Park, Kelvin Heights.

Community Planting Days

Each spring and autumn we invite our community to help plant natives at our keystone sites. To date, we have planted over 55,000 natives throughout the Wakatipu Basin.  We thank all of our volunteers who recently supported our Autumn planting campaign – all of our sites are looking great!

Our next community planting days commence in Spring 2021.  Everyone is welcome and no experience is required.

2021 SPRING PLANTING DATES:

4 September – Whitechapel Reserve, Arrow Junction
11 September – Bush Creek, behind Chinese Village
18 September – Lake Hayes South
25 September – Slope Hill Road

Latest News

5000 Natives Planted This Autumn

This autumn, hundreds of volunteers planted 5,000 natives at our keystone and community group sites throughout the Wakatipu Basin from Arrowtown to Gibbston, Arthurs Point and more. Every one of these plants was grown by volunteers at our Community Nursery… Read more »

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Our Supporters

We would not exist without the amazing support from organisations and individuals who support us financially and through volunteer hours.

DOC
QLDC
Trees That Count
Queenstown Airport
Jean Malpas
Leslie Hutchins Conservation Foundation