Gracefield Tree Nursery 2024-02-27T00:17:26+00:00

Gracefield Tree Nursery

MIRO set up a volunteer Nursery to supply eco-sourced trees for the Parangarahu Lakes revegetation. Initially established in Eastbourne, it has now found a home on the grounds of GNS Science at Gracefield. Seed is sourced locally from East Harbour Regional Park. Up until 2022 the MIRO Nursery has been the sole supplier of trees for the revegetation with any surplus trees being donated to other local revegetation projects. 

Winter 2023 was the 17th year of planting at the Parangarahu Lakes and over 4,000 plants made it into the ground. 3150 of these were raised at the MIRO nursery, with another 944 manuka supplied by the HEM of Remutaka group.