Waikanae Be Green

Why-can[‘t]-I-be Green ?

The Waikanae Be Green group have taken to the Greener Neighbourhood challenge with full force. Members of their groups were keen attendees of No8 Wire Workshop, especially Chad and Zap who possibly held the record for the most workshops attended. The group meets up about once a fortnight and have plans underway for community gardening and a civil defence meeting. Their last meet…… Continue reading Why-can[‘t]-I-be Green ?

Pounamu o Ōtaki

Bean harvesting and building a hugeling

Poumanu o Ōtaki were busy at work on the day the judges toured the Greener Neighbourhood groups: While Toni Thatcher and Maraea Maraea did the hugeling, Rotaana Smith-Hill, Mereana Winterburn, Denise and the tamariki spilt the beans in prep for spring planting. I oti i a mātou he ‘hugel’ i te rā nei. The pit is about 20 inches deep. We…… Continue reading Bean harvesting and building a hugeling