Eco Home Tour
Sunday 25th May 1-3pm
Ellen and Kasper van der Knapp's passive house is designed and built so that it requires very little energy to maintain a 20 deg C temperature all year round. It is heated by passive heat sources - the sun, people, household appliances. Please register by emailing Megan at: email@example.com
Arbor Day Planting
Friday 30th May at 10am
Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park, Brymer Rd (opposite the zoo)
The intention is to plant 30,000 native plants, including 150 young totaras. There will be a formal welcome at 10am, with a brief speech from the Mayor, followed by a karakia. Last year over 1,500 people attended. For more info, contact Gerard Kelly, community planting co-ordinator on 07 838 650107 838 6501 or 021 286 2066021 286 2066.
Community Apple Pick
Saturday 24th May, 7:45am til 3pm
235 Morrinsville Rd, Newstead.
Community Fruit are having their annual Pink Lady Apple pick, the apples going towards food banks and other community organisations and families.This is a one-off event thanks to the orchard owner. Pickers, boxes, even trailers are needed. All welcome, for any length of time. Contact Colleen on 021 430 364 especially if you would like to secure some apples for your organisation or if you have fruit boxes you can donate.