New Zealand – Tamaki Primary School And Freemasons Plant 800 Trees


New Zealand - Tamaki Primary School And Freemasons Plant 800 Trees

(by Press Release: Freemasons, Scoop – Independent News, 29 June 2021)

 

Twenty school children from Tamaki Primary School in Panmure, and Freemasons from the Auckland area have planted 800 native trees in a single morning to help prevent erosion on a South Auckland farm.

The project was made possible after The Freemasons Foundation made a substantial donation to the schools-based Trees for Survival programme that grows and plants native trees along waterways and on erosion-prone hillsides.

As well as this financial support, Freemasons also work with local schools to actively help with the planting, thus working in the community on two levels.

The planted natives, including mahoe and cabbage trees, had been grown from seedlings by the children at Tamaki Primary School.

Foundation Chair, Mark Winger, says the organisation has a strong charitable and community focus and this is another avenue for Freemasons to step up.

“We see Trees for Survival as an extremely valuable hands-on programme that helps today’s young people better understand and appreciate the environment.

“And as a Foundation, we take great pride and delight in helping young people to study and achieve at the highest levels. That’s why we donate between $1 and $1.5 million each year to the areas of research, education, culture and…

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New Zealand - Tamaki Primary School And Freemasons Plant 800 Trees

 

New Zealand - Tamaki Primary School And Freemasons Plant 800 Trees
 

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