24 June 2019
Northern Advocate, Whangarei Northland
Hukerenui School has been transformed after hundreds of native trees were planted at the weekend at the TREEmendous School.
The school won a TREEmendous Event worth $10,000 and Ruud - the Bugman - Kleinpaste and Riley - the Sharkman Elliott visited and talked to the children before the event.
On Saturday, pupils, teachers and the school community turned out to get the trees in the ground.
Northern Advocate photographer Tania Whyte went along to watch the tremendous effort.
The TREEmendous initiative, which was launched in 2007 by Project Crimson Trust and the Mazda Foundation, has helped transform outdoor areas at more than 46 schools across the country.