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Bike Buddies Open Day

Event Series Bike Buddies
Queens Wharf Bike Hub 89 Quay Street, Auckland CBD

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…

Free

The Little Green Expo

Pukekohe Anglican Church Complex 43 Queen Street, Pukekohe

Franklin's Sustainable Lifestyle Expo is here, with lots of advice on offer including gardening and composting, food waste, recycling, energy tips, upcycling, pest control, clothing and kids activities! FREE entry.…

Free

Composting Info & Workshop at Little Green Expo Pukekohe

Pukekohe Anglican Church Complex 43 Queen Street, Pukekohe

At the Saint Andrews Church, Pukekohe, the Waiuku Zero Waste event ‘Little Green Expo’ will be taking place. Come along and have a chat with experienced Compost Collective facilitator Kristina at…

Free

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…

Free

Grow Your Own Micro Greens LFHW Workshop – Blockhouse Bay

Blockhouse Bay Library 578 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay

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,…

Free

Tiny Seeds to Tasty Feasts – LFHW

East Coast Bays Library 8 Bute Road, Browns Bay

Join us in the world of microgreens, sprouts, and homegrown salads in this interactive workshop. Learn how to cultivate these nutritious greens at home, from seed to harvest, and create a…

Free

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…

Free

Seed Drive and Plant Swap

Birkenhead Library 204a Hinemoa Street

Bring your own seeds to swap with others or donate them to our Community Seed Library! Come along to Birkenhead library, where we will be hosting a seed, seedling and…

Free

Kids and Bees Class

Comvita Wellness Lab 139 Quay Street, CBD

Kids and Bees class at Comvita Wellness Lab Step inside the magic of a beehive and learn all about what makes our incredible bees so special! These classes are aimed…

$15

Create a Terrace Garden

Event Series Create a Terrace Garden
EcoMatters 1 Olympic Place, New Lynn

Join EcoMatters organic teaching garden designer and coordinator, Meg Liptrot, to create a community kai 'terrace' garden. We will assemble an informal terrace on a slope of our community garden. Once…

Koha

WilderFest

Rangihoua Onetangi Sports Park 133-165 Onetangi Road

WilderFest (formerlly Pestival) is our fourth annual event dedicated to celebrating local community groups and organisations working hard to regenerate Waiheke Island's biodiversity. The Waiheke Collective is a united network,…

Free

Mixed Media Drawing Workshop

Franklin Arts Centre 12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe

This workshop will give students the chance to combine drawing and water media techniques to build a drawing based on the 'Water, Fall' exhibition. Water, place, and memory intertwine in…

Free

What’s Your Legacy? Nature Talk & Walk

Ark in the Park, Waitākere 35 Falls Road, Waitākere (after the golf club)

The Pest Free Waitākere Ranges Alliance and Ark in the Park present a short series of nature talks and the chance to head out on a guided walk of the…

Free

Kids Greening Auckland

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Hear from Rachel Thompson, Lead Environmental Education Coordinator for Kids Greening Taupō. She believes that connecting children with nature today is creating our conservation leaders of tomorrow. She loves seeing…

Free

Fizzy Ferments – Making Water Kefir

Kelmarna Community Farm 12 Hukanui Crescent, Ponsonby

Water kefir! The perfect summer drink. Learn how to make a yummy, fizzy, probiotic, inexpensive, naturally low-in-sugar, soda-like drink (it’s a bit like kombucha). Get a happy gut, happy children,…

$32.50 – $50

Repair Cafe

Auckland Central City Library 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland CBD

Collaborative repair café held by Repair Café Aotearoa NZ and Auckland Central City Library! What is on offer? REPAIRS available are confirmed closer to the event date, but may include…

Free

Composting Workshop Maangere

Māngere Memorial Hall 23 Domain Rd, Māngere Bridge

At Mangere War Memorial Hall, this composting workshop will be facilitated by Hari and offers an introduction to how to compost with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold compost bins. Come…

Free

Pockets Repurposing with The Mindful Mender

EcoMatters 1 Olympic Place, New Lynn

Tired of not having pockets in your clothes, or even worse, fake pockets? Want to go bag-free and instead utilise generous-sized pockets that you’ve made yourself? Come along to this…

$10

Kauri Glen Guided Walk with Pest Free Kaipātiki

Kauri Glen Reserve Northcote

Join Pest Free Kaipātiki this EcoFest, for a guided walk through the stunning Kauri Glen Reserve and adjacent Cecil Eady Bush! Location: Kauri Glen/Cecil Eady Reserve. (We hope to use…

Free

Ōmiha Mix and Mingle Evening

O'Brien Rd Ōmiha (Rocky Bay)

Join other Rocky Bay residents at Glenda's for a delightful evening of connecting, wandering through the garden, patting the dogs and appreciating the special community we have. There will be…

Free

Blackpool Garden Working Bee

Blackpool Garden Beside the Old Blackpool School, corner of Moa Ave and Nikau Rd

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

Free

Onehunga Peoples Garden Working Bee

Onehunga Peoples Garden 64 Arthur St, Onehunga

Come lend a hand at the ecologically and archaeologically fascinating Onehunga Peoples Garden, where we have been removing rubbish, planting natives, managing weeds and restoring the waterways since 2013! We’ll…

Free

Natural Dyes Workshop

West Auckland's RE: MAKER SPACE 6 Westgate Drive, Massey

Proudly brought to you by Community Matters and part of EcoFest! Victoria Martinez Azaro, aka La Creative Mamas, is hosting a workshop for The ReCreators to teach natural dyeing methods.…

$100

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…

Free

Āwhitu Coast Care 2024 Seaweek Walk

Awhitu Heights Farm J. Irwin Road, Manukau Heads, Awhitu

An opportunity to walk through farmland to a beautiful and remote West Coast /Awhitu Peninsula beach (Irwins Gap), thanks to our Awhitu Heights Farm team, manager Tom, and owners Adam…

Free

Sustainaball

Waikopou Estate Cowes Bay Rd

Prepare to dance with purpose at EcoFest Waiheke 2024's opening event, Sustainaball! Join us in commemorating WRT's 25-year journey at the picturesque Waikopou Estate. Building on the success of last…

$100