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MHAW Lockout: Wellbeing walk


The Department of Conservation (Gisborne) invite the public to join staff on a wellbeing short walk at Gray's Bush Scenic Reserve. The event is being held to mark World Mental Health Day. Meet at the Gray's Bush carpark at 12.30pm for an enjoyable walk amongst the dominant canopy of kahikatea, with significant presence of puriri. The track also includes a 15 minute wheelchair-accessible track.

The 5 natural ways

Five natural ways to wellbeing


Me Whakawhanaunga 

Connecting with nature is great for you! The beauty is in how simple it can be. Remember if you can’t get outside, you can always bring the outdoors in.


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Nature provides, it gives everything needed to not only survive, but thrive. Here’s some cool ways you can give back to nature:


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Take notice

 Me aro tonu

It's common to go about your daily life, oblivious to your natural environment. Take some time to be mindful of what’s happening around you.


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Keep learning

Me ako tonu

There’s always something new to learn and discover when you interact with nature:


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Be active

Me kori tonu

Getting outside exposure and exercising is good for your overall health and wellbeing, plus it strengthens you connection with nature:


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