Category Archives: At work

Waste invaders

Our faithful old kerbside recycling trailer has been transformed into a mobile events trailer AKA the “Recycling Drop Zone”. Thanks to a grant from Keep New Zealand Beautiful, the trailer has had a total makeover and is now ready to …more

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Craft Night

This months craft night is a little bit different and very exciting, I have been having a bit of a cull in the shop and have lots of random bits and pieces at my disposal. for example – old dollies, …more

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Business customer survey

The winner of the $100 recycling voucher for completing our survey was Altamont Lodge, congratulations to Rod and Noelene shown here getting the voucher from Marilyn. We were stoked to hear that 81% of businesses rated our staff as excellent. The …more

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Next Craft Night Jan

  What an amazing craft night! Our theme was making your own original jewellery and there were some amazing unique pieces created. The materials used included keyboard letters, vintage stamps, beads, dismantled jewellery and dominos, and the creations got wilder …more

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Keep Wanaka Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful week starts on 16th Sept, and once again Wanaka is lucky to have lots of motivated groups and individuals keen to pick up litter out there. No more plastic bags and bottles on the road-side verges, …more

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Last Biodynamic Workshop

Our mission is to make hot compost, I am picking this is going to be a fairly labour intensive workshop, don’t let that put you off because y these workshops have always been fun, besides many hands make light work.  …more

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Monthly Craft Night

Craft night – clock-making Wednesday 16th May. Wanaka Wastebusters recycling centre, $5 donation. Yee haa it’s that time again and boy do I have a treat for you.  This month we are making funky clocks.  My mate Matt, and fellow …more

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Biodynamic workshop #6

Oh no – boo hoo this was our second to last workshop for this round. Man I have had such a neat time and learnt so much with Su these last few months.  My garden and lawn have benefit just …more

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Biodynamic Workshop #6

Making Preparation 500 Cr-icky this one snuck up on me.  We are doing this workshop a week earlier than the others to keep in time with the moon calander. Preparation 500 also known as Cow Horn Manure is the topic …more

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Monthly Craft Night

It’s that time again, and we are revisiting Buttons, but this time with a twist, we will be using bits and bobs as well. I have been hard at work, putting my much depleted grey matter to the test, and …more

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