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Free pickup of your gems

September 25th, 2012

Love Stuff, Hate Waste? We do too, so we’ve started a FREE new service to pick up your donated gems. Ideal if you are moving or decluttering. Just give the shop a ring on 443-8606 x 2, and we’ll send …more

Minister visits Queenstown Primary Enviroschool

September 25th, 2012

Amy Adams, the Minister for the Environment came to visit Queenstown Primary, one of QLDC’s Enviroschools. Simon helped organise her visit as part of our education contract with QLDC. The students loved showing her around their place, they did themselves …more

Where does the gumboot go?

September 25th, 2012

Another epic clean-up this year for Keep New Zealand Beautiful week with lots of Wanaka volunteers out cleaning up streets and verges. Several groups commented on how clean our roadsides are – that might reflect the lack of fast food …more

Dr C’s top five crops

September 25th, 2012

The Spring Get Growing workshops are over, but get ready to get your composting systems humming with the Get Composting workshops in early November, funded by QLDC. If you’re just getting started in your garden, Dr Compost has written  some …more

Healthy Garden Workshops

September 4th, 2012

The Wanaka Get Growing workshop on Saturday was amazing, with over 30 people turning out in the drizzle. We’re looking forward to the Queenstown workshop this Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm at the Harvest Community Gardens in Gorge Rd. The workshop will cover …more

Craft Night 19th Sept

August 30th, 2012

This craft night we’ve got a great re-use option for some old computer screens. Matt will show us how to turn them into free-standing blackboards. The uses are endless – messages, shopping or things to do lists.  Or you could …more

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