Environment

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Introducing the event categories for EcoFest West 2021

If you’re new to EcoFest West, we’d like to introduce you to the five event categories that make up Auckland’s biggest environmental festival. The month-long festival runs from Saturday 20… Read More

by Anna Kary

Film festival fundraiser helps continue environmental work

A desire to remember a friend by giving other like-minded people the chance to enjoy a selection of short films about outdoor pursuits has raised almost $3,000 for EcoMatters. John… Read More

by Anna Kary

Learning goes hand in hand with teaching for family

Food is a family affair for Bindi Chouhan, and it’s no different when it comes to sharing tips and ideas for Love Food Hate Waste. Bindi, her mother Mina, and… Read More

by ecomatters

Thousands of vege seedlings to help Aucklanders grow their own kai

Thousands of vegetable seedlings are now making their way to West Auckland families, in an effort to tackle issues of local food security and resilience. Grow My Kai sees EcoMatters… Read More

by Anna Kary

Thoughts on Gardening with Young Kids

Our EcoMatters Community Garden and EcoHub Education Coordinator Meg Liptrot shares more about her video blog, Thoughts on Gardening with Young Kids. This little film was made during lockdown level… Read More

by ecomatters

Competitive cook-off sparks garden growth

The events of the past few months have really put the spotlight on the importance of being able to source good quality food locally, and where possible grow our own… Read More

by ecomatters

Lock down tips for locking out cold and mould this winter

Control the way your home heats and cools, rather than letting it control you. Our sustainability advisors have a wealth of knowledge on making your home healthier, warmer and drier.… Read More

by Anna Kary

Keeping busy the EcoMatters way

Looking for more ways to keep busy in your own home and backyard during the Easter break and beyond? Our EcoMatters team are putting their talents and skills to use… Read More

by Anna Kary

Finding hope in adversity – the unique opportunities of COVID-19

EcoMatters CEO Damon Birchfield reflects on what we can learn from the challenges of COVID-19. What a difference a month makes. In February COVID-19 was a new virus that struck… Read More

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Eight events to kick-start your zero waste journey

Want to live a more sustainable lifestyle but not sure where to start? These Ecofest West 2020 events will give you the knowledge, ideas and inspiration to get going! Update Friday… Read More