Gardens Team

Wai-ora Trust

Our “GARDENING PROGRAMME” offers a supportive working environment for all participants.
This team is based at our Harewood property and undertake a number of tasks throughout the week.

These tasks range from gardening and property upkeep, through to working alongside our community garden groups.

Members of the Gardening Team also help by sourcing fresh vegetables from our gardens which are used in our weekly lunches which are held on Wednesdays.

Whether they come to up skill, heal or to be part of a team, each person is valued for their input.

In return, the Wai-ora Trust 'Environmental Gardening' programme offers

  • Work skills
  • Encouragement
  • Variety
  • Friendly staff
  • A whanau approach

Gardens Team Referral Forms

For further details and information please contact us.

General Information

  • Everybody is welcome
  • Learn interpersonal relationship skills and teamwork
  • Learn about the environment
  • Attendance days are flexible between Monday to Friday
  • MSD subsidies available for qualifying participants
  • Participants must find their own way to and from Wai-ora Trust 
  • A friendly working environment, which encourages participants to grow at their own pace