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Young Missionaries Plant Native Grasses Next to Porirua Stream

Plantings will protect water quality and fish

A group of young volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints braved the cold and the rain on Saturday July 20 to spend the day planting native grasses at Mungavin Stream north of Wellington, New Zealand.

They joined local Ranui residents, Porirua City Council officials and other conservation-minded volunteers.




Read more about this community service and see more photos and videos here.

Newsroom contributor: Tania Torea.

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