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Central Landscape Supplies Swanson
Free

Swanson Weed Bin Weekend

Got invasive weeds? Live close to the Waitākere Ranges? Get rid of them at your local community weed bin. Read More

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Pae o Te Rangi Regional Park
Free

Te Henga Weed Bin Weekend

Got invasive weeds? Live close to the Waitākere Ranges? Get rid of them at your local community weed bin. Read More

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Central Landscape Supplies Swanson
Free

Swanson Weed Bin Weekend

Got invasive weeds? Live close to the Waitākere Ranges? Get rid of them at your local community weed bin. Read More

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EcoMatters
$5 – $15

Create a Terrace Garden for Community Kai

This Ecofest we'll be creating a community kai 'terrace' garden. Making use of free/low cost resources, such as logs cut from a fallen tree in our garden (a casualty of cyclone Gabrielle), we will add to the foraging potential of the street, and demonstrate food can be grown almost anywhere! Read More

Queens Wharf Bike Hub
Free

Bike Buddies Open Day Queens Wharf

Come and meet your new bike buddies at your neighbourhood Bike Hub. Join us for an extra-special open day, with free Nice Blocks and spot prizes up for grabs. Browse our ever-changing range of refurbished bikes for sale, donate your unused bikes, and discover more about our services and the expanding network of bike hubs across Auckland. Read More

Blockhouse Bay Library
Free

Growing Your Own Microgreens – Blockhouse Bay

Learn all the tips and tricks of growing your own micro greens and sprouts at home. Read More

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EcoMatters
$5 – $15

Create a Terrace Garden for Community Kai

This Ecofest we'll be creating a community kai 'terrace' garden. Making use of free/low cost resources, such as logs cut from a fallen tree in our garden (a casualty of cyclone Gabrielle), we will add to the foraging potential of the street, and demonstrate food can be grown almost anywhere! Read More

EcoMatters
$10

Pockets! Repurposing with The Mindful Mender

Come along to this fun workshop and learn how to add pockets to your clothes. Bring one or two garments you would like to add pockets to. We will learn how to do two styles of pockets: seam pockets and patch pockets. Read More

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EcoMatters
Free

Native Plant Nursery Workshop

Learn about how native plant propagation can contribute to protecting our land, streams, and ecosystems. The seeds you nurture will be used in stream restoration projects in the local area. Read More

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Glen Eden
Free

Love Your Streams

Help bring health back to our urban streams by joining Pam on a Project Twin Streams Love Your Streams morning in Glen Eden. Learn about stream restoration and monitoring, and have a good time working with like-minded people caring for our streams. Read More

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Glen Eden
Free

Love Your Stream Day

Learn about the environmental restoration of our native streams and monitoring the surrounding flora and fauna. It's a great way to make community connections in nature as you’ll be working alongside other people who care about the health of our awa (streams). Read More

EcoMatters
$5 – $15

Different Dinners: easy, healthy meals on a budget

Join chef and health coach Andrea Bravo (Dandelion Kitchen) where you'll learn to cook, then try two flavourful recipes and get to take home a Different Dinners recipe book. You’ll leave this workshop armed with some skills to make a range of recipes that are budget (and environment) friendly and will boost you and your whanau's health. Read More

EcoMatters
Free

Waitahurangi Stream Clean Up in New Lynn

Nau mai, haere mai! Join us to rescue the Waitahurangi Stream from rubbish. Hosted by the friendly EcoMatters Nature team and supported by Auckland Council Healthy Waters. Read More

Glen Innes Bike Hub
Free

Bike Buddies Open Day Glen Innes

Come and meet your new bike buddies at your neighbourhood Bike Hub. Join us for an extra-special open day, with free Nice Blocks and spot prizes up for grabs. Browse our ever-changing range of refurbished bikes for sale, donate your unused bikes, and discover more about our services and the expanding network of bike hubs across Auckland. Read More

EcoMatters
$35

Friendly Fermented Foods

Join Marianna van Ginkel in this practical workshop on fermentation, focusing on understanding the principles so you can go home confident and excited to make your own delicious ferments. Read More

EcoMatters
$10

Upcycle Your Clothes with The Mindful Mender

Come along to this workshop to learn different techniques to chop, change and combine your garments to create a one-off upcycled garment of your own. Bring a few items of clothing that you would like to use for your creation, including any special fabrics and buttons. Read More

Hope Garden
$30

Planter Box Workshop and Wicking Bed Demo

Create a great-looking and functional planter box with reclaimed wood in this Power Tools 101 class, then join a wicking bed demonstration using the berry boxes at Hope Teaching Garden. You will leave with your planter box and some great new woodworking skills, as well as a good understanding of how wicking beds work and the principles behind them. Read More

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EcoMatters
Free

Native Plant Nursery Workshop

Learn about how native plant propagation can contribute to protecting our land, streams, and ecosystems. The seeds you nurture will be used in stream restoration projects in the local area. Read More

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Glen Eden
Free

Love Your Streams

Help bring health back to our urban streams by joining Pam on a Project Twin Streams Love Your Streams morning in Glen Eden. Learn about stream restoration and monitoring, and have a good time working with like-minded people caring for our streams. Read More

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Glen Eden
Free

Love Your Stream Day

Learn about the environmental restoration of our native streams and monitoring the surrounding flora and fauna. It's a great way to make community connections in nature as you’ll be working alongside other people who care about the health of our awa (streams). Read More

Glen Eden Picnic Ground
Free

Waikumete Stream Clean Up

Join us on the Waikumete Stream to remove rubbish from our Project Twin Streams cared-for waterways. Please wear covered shoes and old clothing. Bring a rain jacket just in case. Will be cancelled in heavy rain and strong winds. Read More

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Glen Eden
Free

Love Your Stream Day

Learn about the environmental restoration of our native streams and monitoring the surrounding flora and fauna. It's a great way to make community connections in nature as you’ll be working alongside other people who care about the health of our awa (streams). Read More

Pakuranga Bike Hub
Free

Bike Buddies Open Day Pakuranga

Come and meet your new bike buddies at your neighbourhood Bike Hub. Join us for an extra-special open day, with free Nice Blocks and spot prizes up for grabs. Browse our ever-changing range of refurbished bikes for sale, donate your unused bikes, and discover more about our services and the expanding network of bike hubs across Auckland. Read More

EcoMatters
$20 – $45

Ask a Mycologist: Growing Edible Mushrooms on Logs

Join mycologist Christopher Smith for a fascinating foray into the wonders of mycology! Learn all about the process of mushroom growing on logs using inoculated dowels. Read More

EcoMatters
$25

DIY Rainwater Harvesting with Laurie Dee

It falls! It's free! Catch it while you can! In this workshop with multi-talented inventor Laurie Dee, you'll learn how to build you own DIY rainwater system for a few hundred dollars - reducing your water bill and saving you money over time. Read More