It was a great start to the restoration planting season with 28 volunteers at Opito Bay on 25 July (pictured above). Our successful dune planting season has come to an end, however there will be some other informal coastal gardening (dune weeding and maintenance) coming up. Check this webpage or Coast Care - Waikato for more information. Buffalo Beach dune maintenance and weeding bee – Friday's, 8am-10am at Buffalo Beach reserve, Whitianga. Hot Water Beach community dune maintenance working bee - Tuesday October 13, 8am– 10:30am at the main carpark. Click here for details. Bring your favourite little spade or garden tool and gloves. Don't forget your water, hat and sunscreen!