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Sewing Skills and Repairs

Sewing Skills and Repairs

Do you want to repair your clothes, bags, linen and soft toys to give them more life and keep them out of landfill? Are you looking to share or learn new skills? Would you like to learn how to upcycle? We have three sewing events coming up! (You can also get involved...

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Winter Fair & Winter Gear!

Winter Fair & Winter Gear!

Winter is definitely coming! Get sorted and warm at our Winter Fair. Loads of pre-loved skis, snowboards, boots, clothing & more. Plus food stalls, coffee cart, face painting, kids zone and a few surprises! Saturday 01 May, 9-5pm, Wanaka Wastebusters.

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Six Items Challenge survey!

Six Items Challenge survey!

Did you participate in the Six Items Challenge this March? Or did you give it a miss but had some thoughts or ideas about it? We would love to hear from you in our quick survey here. Thank you to all who supported or took part, whether you managed to get to the end of...

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Wanaka’s Best Clothing Shop

Wanaka’s Best Clothing Shop

We are humbled to have won three categories at last night’s Locals Choice Awards:  Best clothing shop Favourite sustainability initiative Favourite Wānaka nonprofit We are blown away by our community's love and support for shopping sustainably and second hand first. ...

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Wānaka Autumn Harvest Festival

Wānaka Autumn Harvest Festival

Wastebusters is stoked to support Local Food Wānaka’s 7th annual Autumn Apple Drive.  This awesome event tackles food waste while celebrating the autumn harvest with a communal chutney making session headed by Lorne from Pirate Pickles, and fresh juice pressing with...

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Climate action for Aotearoa

Climate action for Aotearoa

He Pou a Rangi - Climate Change Commission is looking for feedback on its draft advice to government to take action to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. If you want to make a submission but don’t know where to start, don't worry! A whole heap of sustainability...

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