All groups · Community · Ecological footprinting · Events · Gardening · Greenown+ · Recylcing · Resilience · Waste reduction

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

All groups · Food · Gardening · Waikanae Be Green

Sowing Seeds – Sounds Easy… — Mo’s Green Corner

  Spring! The busiest time in the garden as we’re doing most of the hard work sowing the seeds and planting for produce that will see us through summer. Tomatoes picked from the vine, salads coming straight from the garden – and oh my, those strawberries! But how many of us have tried to sow…… Continue reading Sowing Seeds – Sounds Easy… — Mo’s Green Corner

All groups · Community · Gardening · Greenown+

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+

Archived posts 2013/15 · Gardening


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