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Community Waitākere hub - Te Au o Te Koopua

Tips and tricks for a warm and dry home this winter – Healthy Homes workshop

Come along to our free, fun and interactive Healthy Homes workshop and walk away with plenty of tips and tricks to keep your home dry, warm and free of mould. Read More

Ōkaurirahi / Ceramco Park

Matariki Planting at Ōkaurirahi / Ceramco Park

Join us for a Matariki planting and help celebrate the new bilingual name of this park, now known as Ōkaurirahi / Ceramco Park. Read More

Baptist Church

Grow Your Own Greens Workshop

Join us for this FREE workshop as part of the Te Atatū Marae Matariki Workshop Series, in collaboration with Love Food Hate Waste, Hone Pene from Recovery First Maara Kai & Koha Kahui-McConnell from Para Kore ki Tāmaki, Healthy Families Waitakere, and Te Atatū Marae. Read More


Berries and Bulbs – Edible Street Planting

Join the community planting session at EcoMatters with Meg Liptrot, to put in some winter Matariki plantings of berries and edible bulbs. Read More


Raranga Weaving Workshop

Join Drina Paratene who will teach you a very simple raranga technique, along with the appropriate tikanga when harvesting harakeke. Read More

Te Atatū Peninsula Community Centre

Cooking Creatively With Most Wasted Foods – Bread & Fruit

As part of the Te Atatū Marae Matariki Workshop Series, join Love Food Hate Waste, Te Atatū Marae, and Healthy Families Waitakere, at this FREE workshop. Read More


Bokashi DIY Workshop – New Lynn

Eco Matters presents a DIY Bokashi making workshop led by Judy Keats from Compost Collective. Read More

Glendene Reserve

Glendene Planting with Friends of Glendene Reserve

Come and support the Friends of Glendene as they work to enhance the mauri of this amazing bush reserve and streamside in the heart of the suburb of Glendene. Read More

Booking required for location details

Rongoā Māori Wānanga in Glendene

Join Emma Haslam (Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Hauā) and explore the medicinal properties of native plants, as well as the tikanga for their harvest and use. We're hoping to… Read More

The Chapel - Te Atatū

Cooking Creatively With Most Wasted Foods – Meat & Vegetables

As part of the Te Atatū Marae Matariki Workshop Series, join Love Food Hate Waste, Te Atatū Marae, and Healthy Families Waitakere, at this FREE workshop. Read More

Sonnenberg Way

Wirihana Wetlands Matariki Planting

Join us for a Matariki wetland planting session at one of Glen Eden's hidden treasures, the Wirihana Wetland. Read More

Inver St

Ōkaurirahi/Ceramco Park Inver St Planting

Dig in  with us at our next community planting to connect with your neighbours, learn more about  caring for natives and help care for your local shared green spaces. Read More


Zero Waste Kitchen

Learn zero-waste grocery shopping, storage and cooking tips and tricks from Zero Waste in NZ! and EarthSavvy Founder, Kristy Lorson. Read More

Holly Street Esplanade

Neighbourhood Weeding Bee at Holly Street Esplanade

Join other locals in your neighbourhood as we tackle some of the pest plants, a.k.a. out of control weeds in this special reserve. Read More

Hope Garden

CANCELLED – Riverbank Road Community Open Day

Please note this open day has been cancelled. Keep an eye out on our website and EcoMatters Facebook page for upcoming events at Hope Garden. Read More

Titirangi Library & War Memorial Hall

Living Lightly Sustainability Afternoon

The EcoMatters Homes team and Bike Hub team are going to be at the Titirangi Library Living Lightly Sustainability Afternoon, so please drop by and say hello!  Read More

Birkenhead Library

Love Food Hate Waste – Creative Cooking with Leftovers

Join Pip from Love Food Hate Waste on Thursday September 29, the UN International End Food Waste Day, and get inspired at this free local workshop, full of tips to make the most of your leftovers, so you can feed your family for less. Read More


Composting Workshop at EcoMatters

Come along to learn about composting with Judy, thanks to Auckland Council and the Compost Collective. Read More

Throughout Auckland Region

Street Art Bike Challenge 2022

Join our month-long photo treasure hunt by bike - look for street art across the Auckland region and share your photos with the hashtag #StreetArtBikeChallenge. Read More


The Beauty of Bamboo

In this workshop you will learn all about bamboo, the best tools to use and some basic techniques and skills. After the indoor seminar we will be building a feature fence on our food forest boundary. Read More

Longbreath Farm
$25 – $40

Seasonal Pulse Spring: Organics and Kaitiakitanga

We'll focus on this prime planting time where we learn to harness the rising energy of the spring garden and early summer, and plan for the warm season ahead. Read More


DIY Rainwater Harvesting with Laurie Dee

Join rainwater harvesting guru and multi-talented inventor Laurie Dee who will take you through how to build your own rain barrel collection system. Read More


Home Composting Basics Workshop

Come along to EcoMatters for this Compost Collective workshop with Judy. See you here at 2pm on Saturday 29th October for an introduction to three different ways of composting: Bokashi bins, Cold composting and Worm farming.  Read More


Friendly Fermented Foods with Marianna van Ginkel

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

Takapuna Library

Love Food Hate Waste Workshop: Cooking with Leftovers

Get inspired at this free workshop, full of tips to make the most of your leftovers, so you can feed your family for less. Read More