Trees for homes

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Building with the future in mind

Exercising Kaitiakitanga - Strengthening Whanaungatanga

 

As a building company, we are very conscious of our environmental footprint.   Where possible we source sustainable products and continually look to review and enhance our environmental policies.  However, as a company we know that this alone is quite simply not enough.   With this in mind, we have put together a programme which not only aims to offset our carbon footprint, but also provides much needed support for environmental projects in the Tauranga region, for future generations to enjoy.  

Our staff and their families have become extremely passionate about this programme.

Once again our staff and their families came through and planted thousands of native plants in a wetland area and surrounding pasture at Summerhill Farm & Recreational Park, adjacent to the Papamoa Hills Regional Park. The aim of the project was to plant native shrubs and trees for perpetuity, having multiple benefits of protecting the waterway, sequestering carbon and increasing native bushwalking areas.  This wetland is part of the headwaters that runs into the Kopuaroa Stream, Kaituna River and Maketu Estuary, so it is imperative that this water supply is improved and protected.   This will create a beautiful native bush area for future generations to enjoy for perpetuity..  

We are driven to see what we can do within

the environment for future generations because ultimately isn’t that what really matters?

Discover more about what Summerhill Recreational Park has to offer:

https://www.summerhilltrails.co.nz/

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Above:  Planting area for the first project at Summerhill Recreational Park, Papamoa.  The aim of the project was to plant native shrubs and trees for perpetuity, having multiple benefits of protecting the waterway, sequestering carbon and increasing native bushwalking areas.