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More Crafty Goodness

September 28th, 2011

Last month’s crafty goodness was all about cardboard and paper.  It was another exciting night of creativity. There were lots of ideas available, paper feathers, butterfly wreaths, cards and tags, memory boxes, scrapbook journals and even a book cover handbag. …more

Wanaka Composting Workshop

September 28th, 2011

Spring is Dr Compost’s favourite season, and to celebrate, he’s running free composting and gardening workshops through October and November (thanks to funding from Queenstown Lakes District Council). Dr Compost will be running three workshops in Wanaka and three in …more

Workplace Health Award

September 28th, 2011

Last month The Southern Primary Health Organisation were running a ‘Working To Health’ Award Scheme – And we received a Gold award… wooohooooooo! The aim of the award scheme is to promote health and wellbeing in rural Otago, to raise …more

Another Bronze Enviroschool – Queenstown Montessori

September 19th, 2011

The Enviroschools programme isn’t just for primary schools, we have one youth group and two early childhood centres signed up to the programme here in the Queenstown Lakes District. The way that I work with the early childhood centres is …more

What’s Hot and What’s Not – Reuse Shop!

August 24th, 2011

Hippy Hardware, The Recyclers, Wastebusters, the Op Shop, Mitre 11, the Reuse shop…….. There are many names for our Wanaka Wastebusters Reuse shop, it’s a place that nearly everyone in town has heard of, if not shopped at.

$1 million for e-Cycle at launch

August 19th, 2011

e-Cycle has been rocking in Wanaka since March, and last week I headed up to Wellington with Sue for the official launch of RCN e-Cycle. The launch was a great celebration of e-Cycle’s achievements, and ended with cigars, grappa and …more

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