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by Natalie Lambourne

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

by Natalie Lambourne

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

by Natalie Lambourne

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

by Natalie Lambourne

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

by Natalie Lambourne

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

by Natalie Lambourne

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

by Natalie Lambourne

Pest Plant Road Show Laingholm

Come along for a chat with our friendly Nature team and get to know your pest plants; find out which weeds you should bin, bag, or put in a barrel; and learn about free services to support weeders in Waitākere. Read More

by Natalie Lambourne

Wonderful Wetlands

Come for a guided walk and wetland care session at one of Glen Eden’s hidden treasures, the Wirihana and Kowhai Reserve Wetland. Discover a gorgeous sliver of bush nestled between Glen Eden and Titirangi, an important habitat for kauri, kahikatea, swamp maire, and tī kouka, as well as native fish, bugs, and birds. Read More

by Natalie Lambourne

Bike Buddies Open Day Onehunga

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

by Natalie Lambourne

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