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Centennial celebrations

Big Birthday Bash - Bushy Park Tarapuruhi, Whanganui

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791 Rangitatau East Road, Kai Iwi, Whanganui
New Zealand

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Centennial celebrations
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Forest & Bird is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading independent conservation organisation with over 100,000 members, supporters and volunteers.

The Forest & Bird Big Birthday Bash (BBB) parties are being hosted in three locations across Aotearoa New Zealand over weekend of 25-26 March 2023 to celebrate the Society's 100th anniversary of conservation mahi.

Big Birthday Bash graphic. Credit Forest & Bird

We would like to invite you to The Forest & Bird Big Birthday Bash celebrations on Saturday 25 March 2023 at Bushy Park Tarapuruhi.

Bring a picnic, bring your whānau/family and bring your friends because the forest is a delight, rain or shine!

What: The Forest & Bird Big Birthday Bash
Where: Bushy Park Tarpuruhi
When: 10am, Saturday 25 March 2023

To help us with our cake catering and to ensure your health and safety we would appreciate you completing our registration form.

Please register your interest in attending our Big Birthday Bash!

We have a selection of activities you can choose from:

  • Guided tours of the forest
  • Guided tours of our new plant nursery
    • Pot up a native tree to contribute to our revegetation project
  • Guided tours of the historic Bushy Park Homestead
  • Stalls in the visitor centre courtyard
    • Coffee cart
    • Ice creams
  • Photography workshops in the forest with tips and tricks for children and adults
  • Childrens games & activities with the Kiwi Conservation Club
  • Nature journalling ideas

Remember to join us for our Big Birthday Bash cake cutting ceremony at 11.15am!
All welcome! Come out and show your support for Forest & Bird and enjoy the occasion!

Rātānui, a 1000-year-old northern rātā in Forest & Bird’s Bushy Park Tarapuruhi sanctuary. Credit Lamp Studio

Rātānui, a 1000-year-old northern rātā in Forest & Bird’s Bushy Park Tarapuruhi sanctuary. Credit Lamp Studio

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Bushy Park Tarapuruhi

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