Halfway House March 2019

May 2019

Denise Clements, Park Ranger

Denise Clements,  Wellington City Council Park Ranger, plants a commemorative totara at the Halfway House. Denise is the liaison between the Heritage Gardeners and City Council.

Harvesting kumara

Harvesting kumara

Traditional Maori kumara

Paul and Heather harvesting Taputini kumara at the Halfway House, Glenside. This is a rare variety that is thought to be in New Zealand before the days of colonial settlement. Photo's: Paul and Heather Bicknell.

March 2019

 Challenge 2000 Working Bee

Happy days - working bee at the Halfway House, with our home grown heritage tomatoes and radishes. From left: Claire, Manisha, Tina, Kathy and Michelle.

 February 2019

 Helen Ritchie with harvest of damson plums from Halfway House orchard

Helene Ritchie, former City Councillor for Northern Ward, admiring the damson plums harvested from the tree she gifted to the orchard.

January 2019

Heritage gardeners in January 2019

Photo: Glenise Dreaver, Independant Herald newspaper

The year 2019 began with a feature article about the Heritage Gardeners in the local newspaper, the Independant Herald. Pictured from left: Paul Bicknell, Carolyn Lutter, Clare Gleeson and Claire Bibby.