Events and dates for your calendar
Contact organisers direct for Covid changes.
Thursday, 4th March, 2021. Come and Sew with Us! Drop in upcycling session. Whangarei. 5.00 – 7.00 pm (fortnightly) EcoSolutions, 141 Cameron St, Whangarei
Join us to test out some ideas for diverting clothing destined for landfill.
Bring your own project or we have plenty of options we can help you with (hats, cutlery rolls, makeup wipes...).
We can also help with mending and alterations plus lots of beginner friendly options for those who don't have sewing experience.
We have some sewing machines and overlockers, but bring your own if you can.
Free event though Koha towards sewing supplies is appreciated. No need to register, just come along !
Thanks to SewGood for lending us their machines and Intercept for the donation of fabrics.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3801238833293711/
Contact: Greer Rasmussen. email@example.com
Sunday, 7th March, 2021. Intercept Stall at Children's Day celebrations at Manaia View School.. Last year we gave away 18 banana boxes of rescued clothing and bedding saving it from landfill.New Intercept volunteers are always welcome.
Contact Anne Fraser firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, 14th March, 2021. Closing date for submissions to the The Climate Change Commission report .
Get growing for The great plant swap March 20 – 30th, 2021. https://www.neighboursday.org.nz/
Sunday, 21st March, 2021. Timebank Social Event, Kensington.
11.00 am. Chat about timebanking and how we can grow it in our community.
Bring your dog and enjoy a lush local garden with many fruit trees. Shared lunch.
Please RSVP to email@example.com
Monday, 22nd March, 2021. Ngunguru Mahinga Kai Community Gardens Composting workshop.
10.00 am. Behind the church on corner of Waiotoi Road. Free community composting workshop at the Ngunguru community garden. Come along and learn how to set up and maintain home composting, worm-farming and bokashi.
Composting is about Kaitiakitanga, treading lightly on our Whenua, care for our Taiao and giving back to Papatūānuku so we can continue to thrive for generations to come
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220395649772039
Contact: Greer firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, 24th March, 2012. The Kai Ora Fund 2021 Application Portal closes. Grants of up to $5000 are available for projects that help make healthy, local, sustainable food easily available in Tai Tokerau.
Find out more at: https://www.mahitahihauora.co.nz/Kai-Ora-Fund
Boomerang Bags – Are now making draught stoppers for Healthy Homes – keep folks warm and saves textiles from going to the landfill.
Contact Anne email@example.com.
SewGood Changes - Ecosolutions will be holding sewing sessions there twice/month. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s Shed, Railway Road, Whangarei. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contact Jeff email@example.com
Ahi Wai Eco Neighbourhood meetings, Whangarei. Every 2nd Saturday of the month. 10.00 am – 12.30 pm. 13 B Cross Street, Whangarei.
Contact: Shaun Davison & Carmel Henry firstname.lastname@example.org
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