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Wairau Zero Waste Hub Shop Day

Wairau Zero Waste Hub 9 Porana Road, Wairau

Join us at the Wairau Zero Waste Hub Community Recycling Centre today for our 'Second-Hand Saturdays' shop day! Come anytime between 9am - 1pm, to find pre-loved, in need of…


Pest Plant Road Show Laingholm

Laingholm Community Hall 69 Victory Road, 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;…


$5 Fill-a-Bag Sale

Event Series $5 Fill-a-Bag
Beautification Trust 38 Holmes Road, Manurewa

Grab a bargain and support sustainability at the famous $5 Fill a Bag Sale at the Manurewa Community Recycling Centre. Dive into a treasure trove of preloved clothing and fill…


Wonderful Wetlands

Titirangi Badminton Club Carpark 28 Withers Road, Titirangi

Nau mai, haere mai. 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…


Kids Market

Communities Feeding Communities 1207 Dominion Road, Mt Roskill

The Storehouse, in partnership with the Communities Feeding Communities initiative, brings you a special event for kids - run by kids! Upcycle, recycle, barter, buy and swap. See you there!


Composting Workshop – Auckland Botanic Gardens

Auckland Botanic Gardens 102 Hill Road, Manurewa

At the Auckland Botanic Gardens, in the Top Classroom, this composting workshop will be facilitated by Hari and offers an introduction to the three most common and easy composting systems that can…


Gardening with Biochar

Event Series Gardening with Biochar
Orewa Community Gardens 216 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa

Have you heard the exciting news about gardening with biochar? Biochar acts as a "permanent" form of compost in your garden--it holds onto water, nutrients and helps turn clay soil…


The Wonders of the Wetlands Walk

Rangihoua Onetangi Sports Park 133-165 Onetangi Road

Come and join Monica, Charlie, and Lincoln for a fascinating and insightful wander through the wetlands. Rangihoua is one of the seven wetlands that the Waiheke Resources Trust's Love our…


Ways with Weeds Discovery Tour

Triangle Park Community Teaching Garden 385 Don Buck Rd, Massey

Join Judy Keats in this workshop, where you will become familiar with a selection of edible weeds and find out about noxious weeds and how to manage them successfully. Edible…


Food Forest Show and Tell

St Johns Food Forest 14 Anson Place, St Johns

Are you interested in creating a more productive edible garden in your suburban section? Come and be inspired by this wonderful permaculture food forest. St. John's Food Forest is an…


Eskdale Regeneration Day

Event Series Eskdale Regeneration Day
Eskdale Reserve Glenfield & Domain Rd entrance

Come and join us for a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to nurture and protect our local nature reserves! As regular volunteers led by expert ecologists, we're dedicated…


Grow Your Own Micro Greens LFHW Workshop – Onehunga

Shiloh Creative Life Centre 117 Arthur Street, Onehunga

Dig in at this fun, free local workshop with Love Food, Hate Waste tutor Amanda. Learn all the tips and tricks for growing your own microgreens and sprouts at home,…


Bike Buddies Open Day

Event Series Bike Buddies
Onehunga Bike Hub Onehunga Mall, 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…


Clendon Park Annual Cleanup

Pitt Avenue Foreshore 46 Pitt Avenue, Clendon Park, Auckland

Join us for the annual Clendon Park Clean Up Event on Saturday April 13th 2024, hosted by the Auckland Airport Rotary Club. We are excited to continue the tradition of…


Seed Swap

Event Series Seed Swap
Avondale Library 93 Rosebank Rd, Avondale

Bring along your seeds to our Seed Swap as part of EcoFest month. Share the love with our local gardening community and keep our gardens growing. Seeds should be no…


Fair Food Food Sorting

Event Series Fair Food Food Sorting
Fair Food 2/624 Rosebank Road, Avondale

Come down and join us for a volunteer shift at Fair Food! Our wonderful volunteers work out of our Hub in Avondale hand sorting healthy and nutritious surplus food supplied…


Vintage Kids Family Day

EcoMatters 1 Olympic Place, New Lynn

Come and join us on the first day of the school holidays for some family fun! Entry for this all day event is by donation and all online registrations go…


DIY Bokashi Workshop Te Atatū – POSTPONED

Te Atatū Peninsula Library and Community Centre 595 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatū Peninsula

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SATURDAY 20 APRIL At the Te Atatū Library, this workshop will be facilitated by Adam and is for beginners and experienced Bokashi composters…


EcoPlay Challenge

Event Series EcoPlay Challenge
New Lynn War Memorial Library 3 Memorial Drive, New Lynn

Join a 1-hour workshop. Hear real stories, play games, and learn easy ways to make a big difference in the environment. Choose 1 new action for you. Let's make a…


Wirihana Community Hangi & Picnic

Te Maara Kai o Wirihana (Wirihana Community Garden) 45R Browns Road, Manurewa

New event date: Now Sat 13th April (was Sun 14th April) Visit us for our first community hangi in the maara, made with kai grown only metres away. This is a…


Bug Hunt at Matuku Link

Matuku Link 111 Bethells Road, Waitākere

Evening Entomology Excursion: A Bug Hunt! What bugs hide in our bush? Come and help us find out. Professional entomologists from Auckland Museum and Auckland University will help you identify…


Ostend Garden Working Bee

Ostend Community Garden 30 Putiki Rd, Ostend

Whether you have your own gardening space already or not, come and spend time outside with other locals at Ostend Community Garden! Share gardening knowledge, make neighbourhood connections, and increase…


ReUse Market – Auckland’s City Centre

Victoria St. Car Park 30 Kitchener St, Auckland CBD

You're invited to the launch of our new ReUse Market in Auckland's City Centre. Background In August 2012, Grey Lynn 2030 started our community Car Boot Market. Held on the last Sunday…


Nature Bathing for Connection – cancelled

Arataki Visitor Centre 300 Scenic Drive, Oratia

Apologies this event has been cancelled. Enjoy a slow Nature Bathing walk where you’ll discover a greater connection to nature and leave feeling grounded and rested. This walk is 3…


Discover Pupukemoana 2024

Lake Pupuke 38 Killarney Street, Takapuna

Discover Pupukemoana is a fun-filled, free family event by Takapuna North Community Trust and Pupuke Birdsong Project to raise awareness of the ecological beauty and threats to Lake Pupuke. Together,…


DIY Kids Bug Hotel workshop

Huia Lodge Discovery Hub Michael Horton Drive, Cornwall Park

Join The ReCreators create to your very own sustainable Bug Hotel made from discarded wood and recycled materials. This is a wonderful woodworking activity for kids and their grown up.…


New Lynn Hub Trip to Arataki Visitor Centre

Arataki Visitor Centre 300 Scenic Drive, Oratia

Hop on a bus from New Lynn Community Centre and go on an adventure to Te Wao Nui a Tiriwa (the great forest of Tiriwa) to visit the Arataki Visitor…


Robot Build With ICROBOT

Ormiston Primary School 291 Ormiston Road

Learn how to build a wind-powered car and expand your knowledge of clean energy! This activity is suitable for children aged 6-8. ICROBOT is an organization providing professional robotics education…


Stain Removal Techniques Workshop

Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park 110 Ostend Road

Extend the life of your garments and learn how to remove different types of stains and marks from your clothing... or perhaps see the stain as an opportunity to dye…


East Auckland Eco Day

Bell House 75 Bells Road, Pakuranga Heights

In the tranquil garden of historic Bell House at Howick Historical Village, explore sustainable living from past to present as part of EcoFest 2024. With resources, demonstrations and giveaways, chat…


EcoFest Whaanau Fun Day

Auckland Botanic Gardens 102 Hill Road, Manurewa

Join us for an unforgettable EcoFest Whaanau Fun Day at the stunning Auckland Botanic Gardens, the perfect start to the school holidays! This event is a celebration of our precious…


Fernglen Native Plant Gardens Open Day

Fernglen Native Plant Gardens 36 Kauri Road, Birkenhead

Explore the rare and unique plants from New Zealand through an open-air museum at Fernglen Native Plant Gardens. Join the guided tour, taken by an expert in native plants, around…


Seva Sound Bath Workshops

Event Series Seva Sound Bath Workshops
Seva Sound Studio 274 Amreins Road, Taupaki

Seva Sound Baths restore, revitalize and rejuvenate. These workshops will be hosted for free, to anyone and everyone involved in sustainability mahi in the Auckland region over EcoFest. Whether you…


Grow Mushrooms with The Mushroom Smith

Auckland Botanic Gardens 102 Hill Road, Manurewa

Head on down to the EcoFest Whaanau Fun Day, where at 11am we will be kicking off this one-of-a-kind workshop, back by popular demand! Come join a informative talk followed…


Seed Swap

Event Series Seed Swap
Avondale Library 93 Rosebank Rd, Avondale

Bring along your seeds to our Seed Swap as part of EcoFest month. Share the love with our local gardening community and keep our gardens growing. Seeds should be no…


Permaculture Talk by Ben

Highland Park Library 16 Highland Park Drive

Permaculture is a sustainable design system that mimics natural ecosystems, promoting regenerative practices for agriculture, housing, and community development. Diversity or uniformity? What do you want to have for your…


Threads That Bind Exhibition – Opening Celebration

Lake House Arts Centre 37 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna

Join us for the Opening Celebration of THREADS THAT BIND by Joanne Kyriazopoulos -  an evocative exhibition acknowledging nature's ecosystems as the greatest creative expression. Creating artwork to honour the…

Experience darkness and the natural world

Kaipātiki Project EcoHub 17 Lauderdale Road, Birkdale

Hosted by Annette Lees This event is fully booked   If you have ever wondered what goes on at night beyond the lit-up boundaries of our human world, then this…

Educational Nature Walk – postponed

Kowhai Park 1 Matakana Road, Warkworth

*Regrettably, due to Alex falling ill, we have decided to postpone the walk. The new scheduled date is Tuesday, 16th April at 16:30.  Join us on an educational nature walk…