04 Oct 2022 Case Studies
Andy Kenworthy

Digging in to give back

“It’s pretty wholesome mahi, this place.”

They call it Jobs for Nature, but it could also be called Jobs for Nature for People.

That’s what comes to mind on a visit to Pourewa Gardens. This is Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s community garden in central Auckland. It also comes through hearing Levi Makaore describe his work there, and what it means to him.