EcoFest West Events

Saturday 19 March – Sunday 17 April 2022. EcoFest West is a month-long celebration of our stunning environment and everything we do to care for it. Find out more at ecofest.org.nz.

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Te Manawa
Free

Waterwise Workshop – Westgate – cancelled

Join our free Waterwise Workshop and learn helpful tips for saving water in your home. Read More

Online
Free

Introduction To Reversing Global Warming

A 2-hour workshop that invites you to see the possibility of reversing global warming and the important part you play in that process. Learn about the solutions that could reverse global warming by 2050. Connect with people in your community. Get educated, inspired and empowered. Read More

Tai Haruru Lodge, Piha
Free

Tai Haruru Lodge Open Day

An open door opportunity to view Forest & Bird's Tai Haruru Lodge out in beautiful Piha. Read More

New Lynn Community Centre
Free

Reusable Bag Making

Don’t throw away old clothes, learn how to turn them into something we can use again and again. Read More

Blue Borage
$20.00

Make Your Own Seed Raising Mix

Learn to make your own seed raising mix and you'll never have to buy it in single use plastic ever again. Book your 30-minute tutorial with Katrina, and take home 10 litres of top quality seed-raising mix. Read More

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Waygood Foundation
$120

Ecological Building Workshop

Join Guenther Andraschko for a series of Ecological Building Workshops and get your hands in the clay! Read More

Rutherford College
$39

Successful Plant Propagation

A hands-on workshop where you can learn the science and the art of growing your own new plants from seeds, cuttings or other means. You will learn how to make your own propagating mixes and plant seeds or cuttings into them. Read More

Rutherford College
$60

Sewing – Alterations

Give your clothes a new lease on life with tips and tricks from an alterations pro. Learn how to do different types of hems, alter waistlines, necklines, sleeves, take seams in, take them out, add width. Read More

Avondale Central Reserve
Free

Kids Learn 2 Ride

Auckland Transport’s team of qualified instructors work alongside parents to get kids riding. Read More

Massey Community Hub
$5

Silent Disco City Clean Up – Massey – cancelled

Let's take a walk with purpose! Gear up with gloves, rubbish bags and headphones, and let's do a city clean-up in Massey. Read More

Triangle Park Community Teaching Garden
Free

Massey Community Garden Ramble

A wonderful opportunity to get your friends and family together and meander your way around this active community garden. Come meet the people behind the greenery with garden tours, a plant sale, and refreshments provided by Massey Matters! Read More

Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve
Free

Butterflies At The Bay

Come and see a beautiful butterfly habitat in the Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve. Learn all about butterflies, let the kids follow our "Sort-of-Scavenger Hunt" (there's prizes!) and have fun in this beautiful park. Read More

Corban Estate Arts Centre
Free

Sustainable Printed Wrapping Paper

Come and join us to make your own roll of printed wrapping paper inspired by the current exhibition. Read More

Online
Koha

Gardening With Tikanga Māori

Rob Small will talk about gardening according to Māori values and tikanga and the more than 700 years of Māori science that followed their understanding of the world around them. Read More

West Auckland Resource Centre
Free

Resource Centre Rumpus

Come along and join our Resource Centre Rumpus! Check out our stalls of fabrics, loose parts and educational resources all diverted from landfills, hear about what we do, let the kids create and grab a zero-waste coffee! Read More

New Lynn War Memorial Library
Free

Healthy Homes Workshop – New Lynn Library

Learn heaps of great ideas to keep your home dry, warm and free of mould at this FREE Healthy Homes Workshop. Read More

Rutherford College
$29

Grafting

This interactive workshop will cover the theory and practice of grafting. Read More

Online
Free

Taking Charge Of Your Change

Taking charge of your change. Leave this workshop aware and empowered with how small steps can lead to permanent, positive impacts. Read More

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The Whau River Catchment Trust
Free

Restoration Preparation

Preparation of a restoration site prior to planting enables the native plants to get off to a good start and thrive. Preparation involves removing weeds and mulching. Please come along and lend a hand. Read More

Titirangi War Memorial Hall
Free

Re:generate Fashion Market

50+ stalls of quality preloved fashion and accessories! You will find some great second-hand bargains, vintage pieces, retro finds and so much more! Read More

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Te Manawa
Free

The Great Te Manawa Adventure

Explore the local area around Northwest, search for clues and discover Auckland’s fauna and flora along the way. The Great Te Manawa Adventure is an interactive scavenger hunt for the whole family! All you need is a smartphone. Read More

Titirangi War Memorial Hall
Free

Basic Book Mending

Learn some tips and techniques to repair a special book. Read More

Online
Free

Connect And Thrive Through Timebanking

Timebanking is a rewarding way for people to exchange skills and resources using time instead of money as the currency. This is an online interactive event to share about timebanking and how it supports green initiatives. Read More

Online
Free

Auckland Biodynamics Regional Hub Gathering

Come and meet other biodynamic gardeners and growers in the Auckland area - let's see what people want to set up for networking and education in 2022. Read More

West Lynn Garden
$3

Family Day & Plant Swap

Bring the family for some butterfly activities, sausages and refreshments for sale! We will also have plants for sale. We have the Monarch butterflies in the butterfly house. Bouncy castle depending on covid restrictions. Bring your picnic and enjoy! Read More