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TimeBank Hurunui

Reducing our Rubbish - the Zero Waste Approach

Hear about practical ways to reduce your rubbish footprint to zero. Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince, the "No-Waste Nomads", have been tou ring NZ by bike to share their experiences and k ...

What Happens to our Waste? Kate Valley Landfill Tour

C oncerned or curious a bout waste reduction and disposal? Then j oin our guided bus tour of Hurunui ’s Kate Valley Land fill. Th is leading-edge facility manages huge volumes of solid waste produced ...

Writing Life Stories

With Jo Bailey Have you considered writing about your own life, for your family or for publication? Or record ing the lives of your nearest and dearest elders? Do you or they have a story which might ...

Motunau Beach eco talk and clean up

Join Melanie White from DOC and local residents to “beach comb” for rubbish, and enjoy a fun outing at this beautiful Hurunui coastal site. We’ll also learn more about the geology an ...

How QE11 Covenants Protect our Ecology

Learn about how to protect local biodiversity by placing land into covenant through the QE11 National Trust.  Almost 70% of land in New Zealand is in private hands, which is why farmers and othe ...

Nederland concert

Wim Bevers and friends have organised an afternoon of Dutch music, comedy, songs, stories and poetry, which can be enjoyed by all comers -  especially older Dutch migrants in our community who'll ...

Soap-making

Learn how to make your own soap from easily sourced ingredients including natural scents and colours.  At this workshop with Chloë Dear, you will be making and taking home a block of your ow ...

Conservation Day at Hanmer Springs

Restoring more biodiversity in Hanmer Springs is the aim of this informative and participatory public day. Everyone is invited for a great day out. Speakers include DOC's Threatened Species Ambassador ...

Kete Weaving, "Beyond the Basics"

Weave a large flax kete with handles. Kate is a skilled crafter who loves working with flax, (harakeke). Over this day-long class, she will demonstrate and give one-to-one instruction, with the aim th ...