NEWS AND PLASTIC FREE JULY EVENT!

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Plastic Free July Event Next Week

Plastic Free July - These Waikato people are doing it - How about you?

Come and meet our Plastic Free July Ambassadors

And warm up for the Plastic Free July Challenge with a

Plastic Free Potluck Tea - Tuesday 28th of June, 5.30-7.30pm at the Waikato Environment Centre. Park out back!

With music from the Ukuladies plus tunes from Rob and Matai

Guest speakers - Paul Murray, Matua X Man from Xtreme Zero Waste

And inspiration from Nicola Turner and Tracey Cameron from Mainstream Green.

For more information on the Plastic Free July Challenge visit http://www.plasticfreejuly.org/

Hei te Turei!

 

PARENTING ROADSHOW

BUILDING AWESOME WHANAU WITH PIO TEREI

Inspiring, guilt-free, entertaining, fun! Wednesday 6 July, 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Cost - $5 per person Discovery Christian Centre 9 Insoll Ave, Enderley, Hamilton

Giving kids confidence to problem solve

Solid foundations are made up of love and values

Develop a positive atmosphere in the house

Enquiries: Ruth Gilling 027 544 8341 waikato@theparentingplace.com

Roadshow 2016 A3 Hamilton Fairfield-1.pdf

 

Imagine Sustainabilty Event Friday 15th July

In conjuction with Waikato Regional Council, The University of Waikato is hosting a day to share with staff, students and our communities. It’s about inspiring, practising and celebrating sustainability and imagining what a sustainable future will look like. Running from 10am¬ to 4pm in the Academy, the event is free and open to the public and will include workshops, lectures, research showcases and entertainment.

http://events.waikato.ac.nz/cgi-bin/index.pl?Calendar=UniPR&View=Event&DateID=7/15/2016&Repeatid=FyGQrjNPbVkKju73vwrPSDoYi

WAIWHAKAREKE WORKING BEE

We are planting this Saturday again. We will have some extra planters from the Waikato Inter Faith Community which is a real boost for us. There is talk of having a a bite to eat afterwards that you may choose to stay on for...

Saturday 25 June 2016

9am - midday

Meet in the car park on Brymer Road opposite the zoo.

Bring a spade and gloves and wear study foot wear and warm clothes and wet weather gear if rain is forecast. Pop your gumboots in the car just in case some of us will be in wetter areas. We can grab them if needed. And bring morning tea. We’ll be asking you to sign in as you arrive as an H&S requirement. The sign in will require your contact details and your next of kin contact details. Look forward to seeing you on Saturday morning. Much appreciated

Cheers Moira Convenor of Friends of Waiwhakareke

Moira Cursey

Waikato Biodiversity Forum Coordinator

 

RIVERLEA COMMUNITY TREE PLANTING

You are invited to a Riverlea community tree planting. Children welcome, and a hot drink and baking will be provided afterwards.

When: Saturday 25th June : 1-3pm (or it may finish earlier if the trees are all in the ground sooner, which is quite possible)

Bring: a spade if you can, footwear for boggy ground, a raincoat. Some spades provided.

Weather: it will go ahead rain or shine (unless there's a metservice weather warning) - but we tend to be pretty lucky.

Where: meet at the southern end of the Hammond Park boardwalk (the end closest to Balfour Crescent).

www.resi.org.nz

WAIKATO BOTANICAL TRIP

Trip to Whewells Bush next weekend - Saturday 25th June.

Whewells Bush is an 11 ha DOC Scientific Reserve of remnant kahikatea forest halfway between Matangi and Tamahere.

When: 9:30 @ Land Care Research, Gate 10 of the University off Silverdale road or

Where: 1:00 Whewells Bush Gate Entrance at 10:00 on Swallow Lane (off Tauwhare Road) halfway between Tamahere and Matangi.

Grade: Easy

Kerry 027 747 0733

 

HAMILTON’S NEWEST BIKING FACILITY PERRY BIKE PARK OPENING

 When : Sunday 26th June

Details attached

perry parkOpening Flyer.pdf

 

 

ITS NOT EASY TO BE GREEN

A COMMUNITY GROUP FOR THE ENVIRONMENTALLY AWARE

Come and join us for our First Meeting

When: 4pm Saturday 25 June

Where: Hamilton Lido Level 1, Centre Place, 501 Victoria St, Hamilton 3204

Details attached

greenbees-poster.pdf

ANNUAL TREE CROPS SALE

When: Saturday 2 July,  9 to 12 midday

Where: Hamilton Gardens Camellia Carpark

Enter Gate 2 from Cobham Drive. A short distance down the slope on the left, is the entrance to a lower carpark for buyers and an upper carpark for sellers.

Everyone welcome: gardeners, lifestyle and small block holders, farmers, nurseries. You can buy and sell, look, talk trees and ask questions.

Buyers

The Waikato Branch of NZTCA will have a stall that includes a range of citrus trees and an assortment of fruiting plants suitable for the home garden.There should be a good range of public stalls selling tree crops and plants, ornamentals, farm trees and natives, perennials, cuttings and produce.

There are no EFTPOS facilities so please bring cash.

Sellers Please contact Beryl le Grove blegrove@clear.net.nz

 

 

 

 

 

 



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