Gully & Native Restorations

More and more people are discovering the pleasure of restoring gullies on their properties. Gullies provide green space for recreation, visual relief from the urban landscape and a natural habitat for a wide range of birds and wildlife.

Higher Ground Landscapes will help you:

  • Develop a management plan taking into account your specific situation
  • Provide expertise and knowledge in plants, especially pioneer species
  • Make decisions on how to organise and implement your gully restoration project
  • Choose plants that will encourage birds including tui, morepork (ruru), kingfisher (kotare), fantail (piwakawaka) and grey warbler (riroriro)
  • Create paths and access points that will encourage exploration, particularly for children

Latest Gully Restoration News

Tamahere Gully Project: From blackberry bushes to a native sanctuary

A Tamahere family’s enthusiasm for native flora and fauna coupled with a wish for greater privacy has transformed a weed-infested gully into a newly accessible landscape of native plants and wetlands.

The brief from the client was simple: transform this space from an overgrown eyesore into something that complements the rest of the property and provides a native legacy that will benefit the property for years to come.

The owner also wanted more privacy from future neighbouring developments.

The approximately 3000 sq m gully makes up about a third of the property and was subsequently bought as an add-on to the original section...
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Gully & Native Restoration, Higher Ground Landscapes