The Easter message of hope and renewal is especially welcome as the world tries to emerge from the pandemic. it is timely to think how best we humans can best look after and renew our world.
This event draws from and celebrates the 30-year restoration project of a former quarry; it recognises the processes for renewing, renovating, and restoring the land, the soil and the vegetation. It also highlights the values of reusing materials for creative ideas and refurbishment of sculptures and installations that tell New Zealand stories.
The event enables more visitors to the part to simply enjoy the present landscape of trees and sculptures. It also draws attention to the park’s story and intends to inspire ideas and hope of how each person can make a difference.
For this event, visitors can learn from a variety of workshops held within the park including:
- Plant propagation techniques
- Seed collection and storage
- Creating compost
- Celebrating the art of recycling
- Restoring a derelict site
- Soil rehabilitation processes