All the news and going-ons from Whaingaroa Environment Centre in Raglan.

Environmental Action Weekend in Whaingaroa! TTPA & Maui Dolphin Day

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TPPA Rally Sat 10.00am

Even if its raining - Raglan will rally for this National Event

MAUI DOLPHIN DAY Sun 11am to 3pm

Shaping up to be an awesome event; bring the family and friends to come and celebrate our beautiful but critcally endangered Maui Dolphin. Heaps of great fun activities including the Raft Race, Maui Obstacle course, performances from Raglan youth, Prizes!

With all day entertainment, our community will have the opportunity to send a video-taped 'Message to the Minister' and participate in a celebratory Maui Dolphin dance.  

Come have your say - and celebrate this taonga.


RAGLAN SAVINGS POOLS - INVITE

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COME ALONG - RAGLAN SAVINGS POOL TALK

Tues 25th Nov 7.00pm Town Hall Supper Room.

Informal - check out if this economic approach is right for you!

Speaker from Living Economies is coming to our town :) 


Karioi Kids - After Skool Enviro Hub!

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After School Enviro Hub for Kids 7-11 years

Starts Term 4 - 21 October 2014

Outdoor Adventure - Creative - Environmental - Fun!

Every Tuesday 3.30 - 5.30pm (come straight from school)

@ Community Gardens (behind Police Station Wi Neera St Raglan)

Only $5.00.  Register @ WEC prior to 21st October.

Beach safety, bird watching, creative gardening, overnight camp ... and many more fun activities!

For more info - contact Annie 0226815120 / annie.l@xtra.co.nz


SPRING PLANTING - Now is the time!

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Now is a great time to start planting.  Come into WEC for seeds to get your garden ready!  

What to plant:

Vegetable Seedlings to plant now:

Broccoli, lettuce, spring onions, leeks, peas, seed potatoes, beetroot, carrots, kumera, tomatoes, bok choy

Seeds to sow in trays inside:

Tomato, capsicum, chille, lettuce, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, kale, brussel sprouts, pumpkin & squash, spinich & silverbeet.

 


LIVING ECONOMIES TALK - TUESDAY 30th SEPT 7.00pm @ WEC

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What does it mean to be a 'living economy?' This discussion is about Pathways to Community Resilience. This important topic is lead by our local expert, Di Jennings, and discusses required change in social, ecological and economic systems necessary for local resilience - and the opportunity and current action in our own community.  

Come along to Whaingaroa Environment Centre on Tues at 7.00pm to find out more.

BYO Green Drinks (wine and cheese)


WEEKEND EVENTS - SUSTAINABLE SEPTEMBER

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1. KARIOI PROJECT - TALK & WALK

Saturday 27th Sept @ 10.00am - Karioi Lodge

At beautiful Karioi Lodge, trapping session walk & talk.  Learn about this important local environmental initiative.

2. FERMENTED FOOD CONTEST

Sun 28th Sept @ 7.00pm - Hello Studios (Bankart St)

Bring your best sauerkraut or fermented food! Who has the best?

 

Fermented foods flyer 28th.pdf


CORRECTION: GREEN DRINKS THURSDAY @ 5pm @ Xtreme Waste!

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GREEN DRINKS - COOL!!

Sorry everyone we got a bit ahead of ourselves! Green Drinks is on Thursday at 5pm at Xtreme Waste - entertainment, snacks, koha for drinks! And a tour at sunset if you fancy having a look around.


POT LUCK LUNCH - CALLING ALL TIMEBANKERS!

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TOMORROW - Tuesday 10am @ Bow St Jetty
Come and meet fellow timebankers! All welcome. Just bring a plate to share. Weather forecast looks better than today 




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