Greening the Rubble (GtR) is a charitable trust that grew after the Canterbury earthquakes. GtR creates and maintains temporary public parks on cleared sites in Christchurch. Each garden contributes to the rejuvenation of our city and is a positive, green sign of recovery!

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Pod Oasis – Re:Start Mall

Pod Oasis – Re:Start Mall

The Pod Oasis was created as an award-winning garden at Ellerslie International Flower Show in Hagley Park in February 2014. After deconstruction there, it was moved to Re:Start Mall. The concept design by GtR Site Supervisor, Jonathan Hall, and colleagues earned Ellerslie Show grant funding and was built with help from gardener Gina Payne and a team of volunteers.

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