Plant Hawke’s Bay works closely with specialists in the wider conservation field

Here is a list of some of our favourite people and organisations

The Conservation Company

Kay Griffiths and Craig Single provide ecological advice, and specialise in restoration plantings and ecological weed control. They can be contacted email  or

QEII National Trust

Plant Hawke’s Bay supports the QEII National Trust in its work in Hawke’s Bay with regional representative Troy Duncan. Find out more about the Trust on their website.

Te Mata Park Trust Board

The Te Mata Park Trust Board looks after Hawke’s Bay’s most wonderful park Te Mata Park. Find out more here at

BayWide Fencing

For fencing of restoration projects, BayWide Fencing is recommended. BayWide’s Alan Lamplugh can be reached on 027 246 6302.

NZ Plant Conservation Network

A superb source of information about native plants can be found at the NZ Plant Conservation Network website.

Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

In Hawke’s Bay the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust is the key driver in a project to protect and enhance the very small population of kaka beak plants which are left in the wild.

PD Lord Irrigation

Paul and Sue Lord at PD Lord Irrigation are experts in their field. They can be contacted at or 06 878 6070.


For any rabbit problems the very best people to contact are Jake and Gary Bowcock of RPS at 021 280 2988, email or on their website

Plant Hawke’s Bay belongs to:

International Plant Propagators Society
New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated
The NZ Plant Conservation Network
NZ Farm Forestry Association

And is an active participant in The Hawke’s Bay Botanical Group and an accountable partner to The Hawke’s Bay Biodiversity Strategy

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