Trees for Survival is a charitable trust that runs an environmental education programme for school children throughout the North Island. It aims to help children make a practical difference to their environment and learn about conservation, revegetation, wetland restoration and protecting stream quality.
In 2021, we teamed up with Trees for Survival to bring the tree planting initiative to the Coromandel, carrying out the vital work of restoring natural biodiversity and habitats. This initiative will see us supporting schools throughout the Coromandel to grow and plant native trees and along waterways and erosion prone hillsides, including Opoutere School, Te Rerenga School and Coromandel Area School.
We’re also sponsoring Waihi Beach School, which has a planting site at Te Mata Reserve. Powerco's support benefits the ongoing restoration of this area.