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Plan Bee

There has been a hive of activity going on in the mean streets of Rau Sou.  A  bunch of busy bees have been getting busy in the name of buzzy bees and working bees and I’m gonna get wax lyrical about it. First off we had our first Bumble Sale…ahem, sorry Jumble Sale on the weekend…… Continue reading Plan Bee

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Dividing and Conquering

  A couple of weekends ago the Greenowners gathered for another catch up and a bit of a gardening workshop with  Hannah Zwartz. Greenown+ seems to be bursting at the seams with members at the moment…which is great!  So we have decided to divide our tasks up amongst ourselves, Andy is our Rat Trap Wrangler,…… Continue reading Dividing and Conquering

Community · Ecological footprinting · Gardening · Greenown+

Introducing Greenown+

It was a cold and blustery weekend, when a bunch of brave and valiant Raumati Southerners trudged their way, through sea-foam and sleet, to the corner of Tiromoana and Renown Road. In their icy little fists, they each clutched a Greener Neighbourhood’s pamphlet…the key to the unknown… Who would they meet? What would this journey…… Continue reading Introducing Greenown+

Community · Gabes Gold Nuggets · Waste reduction

Keeping Gavin, Matai and Fincham Road beautiful

For Keep NZ Beautiful week we got in early with a neighbourhood clean up event on Sunday the 30th. In an hour we collected the equivalent of two big bags full from our streets and along the stream from Matai to Hillcrest Rd. Not a bad effort eh? A lot of this litter would have escaped…… Continue reading Keeping Gavin, Matai and Fincham Road beautiful