Coromandel Coastal Clean-up postponed; Worm Tea; Visit to Mangaiti Gully; Workshop - Child Cycling Injury Prevention & Safety

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Due to the strong winds and heavy rain forecast for this weekend, the

Great Coromandel Coastal Clean-up

is postponed to Saturday 10 March 2012

Otherwise, event plans remain the same. To get involved, turn up at one of five clean-up locations between 10am - 2pm:

  • Long Bay Boat Ramp in Coromandel
  • Kuranui Bay Reserve in Thames
  • Whangamata and Pauanui Surf Life Saving Clubs
  • Whitianga Wharf

Sign in, get your clean-up equipment (provided for free), and hit the beaches. To find out more and to register to volunteer:


Worm Tea

Our ever-hungry composter worms have been digesting and peeing prolifically again, so we have a small quantity of nutrient rich worm 'tea' available here for collection at the Waikato Environment Centre - first in, first served.

10am - 4pm, Mon-Fri

Waikato Environment Centre: Level One, 25 Ward Street, Hamilton


Visit to Mangaiti Gully

10am Sunday 3 March 2012

HCC in conjunction with Continuing Education Waikato University is running a number of Hamilton gully open days and lectures on gully restoration. Join us this Sunday to catch up on what is happening within Mangaiti Gully.

Meet at concrete pad below foot bridge between 1 Grenache Place to 60 St James Drive, Rototuna, Hamilton.


Safekids NZ, in partnership with Te Runanga O Kirikirora Trust Inc invitation:

Campaign Information and Planning Workshop:

Child Cycling Injury Prevention & Safety Out And About

9.30am – 2pm Tuesday 1 May 2012

Te Runanga O Kirikirora Trust Inc, 59 Higgins Road, Dinsdale, Hamilton

No entry fee, participation is open to public (registration necessary).

Receive the latest injury data and key safety messages.

Network with a multi-sector groups, and plan collaborative injury prevention initiatives within your community.

Gain tools, templates and new resources to help build skills for your coalition and projects

Queries regarding content, please contact

Workshop Modules include:

  • What’s New – Safekids Presentation

- Child Cycling Injury Prevention

-Update on 2010-2011 Safekids Campaign on Driveway Run Over Injury Prevention. Let’s hear what you’ve been doing.


  • Guest Speaker: Community Constable Willie Cuthers
  • Planning Session: Collaborative Planning for local projects

To register: RSVP by Tuesday 24 April 2012 to Kereama Paraha, 07 846 1042 extn 805.

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