We hold a regular working bee each month (January through November): 10am-12.30pm on the last Sunday of the month (coffee & morning tea provided) Anyone is welcome. See our meetup page for more details. Join us for some social gardening and help beautify the park!
Hugo Charitable Trust supports Upstream
We are delighted to announce that Upstream: Friends of Central Park has received a generous donation from the Hugo Charitable Trust to assist with our weed management programme. Thank you Hugo for supporting our efforts to keep Central Park looking its best! http://www.hugocharitabletrust.nz/
2020 Working Bees – Join us!
Our next Central Park working bee is taking place next Sunday 26th January, 10am-12.30pm. Join us for some social gardening and help beautify the park. Note: We will be meeting at the park entrance on Brooklyn Road, opposite Washington Ave (not the normal meeting spot at the “jetty”). We hold two regular working bees each month (January through November):…
Monthly working bees – join us!
The Friends of Central Park meet on the last Sunday of every month Jan-Nov to plant native trees, clear weeds from the Moturoa stream and increase public enjoyment and access to the park. Join us from 10.00 – 12.00. For further details visit: https://www.meetup.com/upstream Everyone is welcome – coffee, tea and delicious snacks provided! Bring your own gloves
Next working bee: Sunday 25 February
Join us for the first Central Park working bee of 2018! We will be doing some much needed maintenance work (aka weeding) plus removing some of the dead trees around the caretaker’s site and the path down from there – victims of old age, kaka predation and storms. This is the first step in revitalising that area – more details…
Next working bee: Sunday 1 October
This is one of the rare occasions when we change the date of our working bee. Guessing that a number of people will either be celebrating or commiserating the outcome of the election with friends and family next Sunday, we will now have our next working bee on Sunday 1 October. Still from 10.00 – 12.00, meeting at The Jetty. Hope…
Next Working Bee – Sunday 27 August
Join us this coming Sunday 27th August for some social gardening in Central Park! Meet at The Jetty at 10am. If you enter the park through the main gates at the bottom of Brooklyn Road, Wellington, The Jetty is a few hundred metres along the main path. Just follow the stream! We provide, gloves, equipment and morning tea. We hope…
Next Working Bee: Sunday July 30
Come and join us for our next working bee in Central Park! When: Sunday 30 July, 10am-12pm Where: Meet at the Upstream ‘jetty’ (2 minutes walk upstream from the main Central Park gates at the bottom of Brooklyn Road) Bring: Gardening gloves if you have them. Additional equipment and morning tea will be provided!
UPSTREAM: FRIENDS OF CENTRAL PARK FUNDRAISER – AUGUST 5
On Saturday 5 August at 7.30 Upstream is having an evening of 60’s and 70’s music with local band ‘No Principals’; a group of staff from Wellington High School who, as well as being teachers, are talented musicians and wonderful performers. It will be an evening to remember! The venue is the newly renovated Vogelmorn Precinct. Come and enjoy this…
2017 Upstream Art Trail Photos
For those who missed out on the fun of the 2017 Upstream Art Trail in Central Park (or would like to relive the experience) photos of the installations are now available to view on our website! Thanks to Shaun Matthews for capturing the works, and the Park, so beautifully.