MP walking to raise awareness of kauri dieback
15 January 2013
The NZ Herald featured an article on MP Phil Twyford working (and walking!) to increase awareness of kauri dieback today.
Labour's associate environment spokesman, West Auckland resident
Phil Twyford, yesterday set off along the Hillary Trail through the
Waitakere Ranges in a bid to raise awareness of kauri dieback
A group of supporters, park rangers and Waitakere
residents joined Phil at Arataki Visitor Centre at the start
of the Hilary Trail before he set out (pictured below).
Following a karakia from Fred Holloway, many of this group
including Ngarimu Blair of Ngati Whatua, Simon Randall a local body
politician (and MSc researcher), Ross Duder of Friends of Regional
Parks, concerned community members and local school children
continued with Phil on the first leg of his journey.
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