Goldsborough/Gabriel/Nugget

Goldsborough/Gabriel/Nugget (GGN) COMPOST BIN and PRODUCE SWAP

After a great job sourcing free pallets and we were all set up for the busy bee. So nothing like a glorious labour weekend afternoon to have a crack at the first of hopefully many neighborhood compost bins. We started by filling in the gaps in the pallet sides then setting then up three to a bin.  We knocked up…… Continue reading Goldsborough/Gabriel/Nugget (GGN) COMPOST BIN and PRODUCE SWAP

Goldsborough/Gabriel/Nugget

Goldsborough Avenue/Gabriel Street/Nugget Grove – Garden Tour

What do you get when you cross approximately 20 keen gardeners with Kate Foley…? Under a grey and brooding sky on Sunday 2 August 2015 1pm saw a group of cold-hardy gardening enthusiasts assembled for The Inaugural Tour at which a total of six gardens were visited upon. With her guru-like status this evergreen lot…… Continue reading Goldsborough Avenue/Gabriel Street/Nugget Grove – Garden Tour

Ocean Square · Tilley-Tarawa Precinct

Inspirational Paekākāriki Green Neighbours

Members of the Paekākāriki Greener Neighbourhoods from Tilley Road and Ocean Square recently celebrated a massive year of community action.  Up to 20 neighbours from both areas joined council staff who support the Greener Neighbourhoods initiative and councillor Janet Holborow to weed the north end Tilley Road reserve, which backs onto Queen Elizabeth Park, followed…… Continue reading Inspirational Paekākāriki Green Neighbours

Goldsborough/Gabriel/Nugget

Raumati Beach Post-Flood Beach Clean Up – Real Community Kaitiaki

Our most recent members to the Greener Neighbourhoods project are from the Goldsborough Ave, Gabriel Street and Nugget Grove (GGN) neighbourhood in Raumati Beach.  They organised a post-flood beach clean-up on Saturday to clean up rubbish left on the beach after last month’s flooding. After the storms, a member of the public rang the council to…… Continue reading Raumati Beach Post-Flood Beach Clean Up – Real Community Kaitiaki

Archived posts 2013/15 · Gardening

COMMUNITY GARDEN APPROVED FOR MATAI ROAD GROUP

Greener neighbours from Gavin Road, Fincham Road and Matai Road have been given the go ahead by the Paraparaumu and Raumati Community Board to build a community garden.  The garden site is situated in the sheltered far corner of the Matai Road reserve, next to the Arts Society building (see location map).  It will be planted with…… Continue reading COMMUNITY GARDEN APPROVED FOR MATAI ROAD GROUP