Welcome to Otari-Wilton's Bush
Otari-Wilton's Bush is New Zealand's most significant native botanic garden and Wellington's largest area of original native forest. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is free to enter. This website aims to provide you with all the information you need to appreciate this natural resource to its fullest.
Walks: All walks start at 2pm from the Otari Information Centre, Te Marae o Tane, 160 Wilton Road, unless otherwise stated. Cost for Otari walks $3, free for Trust members, other walks as indicated. For further information contact the Treehouse on (04) 499 1400.
Sunday 23 March. Fern identification for beginners.
Leader: Leon Perrie
Sunday 27 April. Fungal foray.
The annual search for fungi in Otari. Leaders: Geoff Ridley and Alison Stringer
Sunday 25 May. Fern identification beyond beginners.
A follow-up to the March walk. Leader: Leon Perrie.
MARCH SEMINARS. OTARI INFORMATION CENTRE, EVERY TUESDAY IN MARCH AT 7.30PM. Gold coin donation.
4 March. Why do Plant Names Change? Phil Garnock-Jones.
11 March. Eight Weeks at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Rewi Elliot
18 March. Forest Geckos at Otari. Richard Romijn
25 March. Enhancing the Halo. The Morgan Foundation.
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