Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

November 2019

  • Tuesday 19 November: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:00-20:00 @ Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Road, Dunedin (co-hosted with Otago Museum)
  • Sunday 24 November: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 14:00-16:30 @ Milton Coronation Hall, 93 Union Street, Milton (co-hosted with Project Bruce). Event includes a shared zero waste afternoon tea potluck – BYO a small zero waste kai to share, like homemade baking or similar. Some tips are to avoid packaged foods, plastic cling wrap and tin foil 🙂

December 2019

Past events

May 2017

  • Friday 19 May: Waste in the Food System, a panel discussion alongside Kellie Benner (from the Love Food Hate Waste campaign) and Benjamin Johnson (from The Free Store, Wellington) – 18:00-20:00 @ Innermost Gardens, Mt Victoria, Wellington 6011

June 2017

  • Thursday 8 June: How to Live Waste Free, 19:15-20:15 (followed by zero waste nibbles and mix and mingle!) @ Newtown Hall, Cnr Daniell & Constable Streets, Newtown, Wellington (co-hosted with Newtown Community & Cultural Centre and with special guest Furoshiki Jen)
  • Friday 16 June: Getting Ready for Plastic Free July: A Survivor’s Guide, 18:00-19:30 @ Aro Valley Community Centre Hall, 48 Aro St, Aro Valley, Wellington (co-hosted with Aro Valley Community Council)
  • Saturday 17 June: Zero Waste Seminar, 12:00-13:00, as part of Johnsonville’s Eco Fair @ Johnsonville Community Centre, 3 Frankmoore Avenue, Johnsonville (no Liam for this event, but Hannah was joined by special guest, Furoshiki Jen)
  • Thursday 22 June: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 19:00-21:00 @ Karori Community Centre, 7 Beauchamp St, Karori, Wellington (co-hosted with Boomerang Bags Karori)
  • Tuesday 27 June: Natural Skin Care Workshop, 12:30-13:30 @ Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane, Wellington (co-hosted with Sustainability Trust and kindly sponsored by Trade Aid) FULLY BOOKED
  • Tuesday 27 June: Natural Skin Care Workshop, 17:30-19:00 @ Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane, Wellington (co-hosted with Sustainability Trust and kindly sponsored by Trade Aid) FULLY BOOKED

July 2017

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October 2017

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January 2018

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June 2018

July 2018

  • Sunday 1 July: Real Life Zero Waste: From the Shop to Your Home, 11:00-12:30 @ Beetroot Groceries, 211 High Street, Motueka (co-hosted with Beetroot Groceries)
  • Tuesday 3 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 19:00-21:00 @ Nelson College School Hall, 67 Waimea Road, Nelson (co-hosted with Enviroschools Nelson, Nelson College, Nelson College for Girls, Garin College, and Nelson City Council) – event starts with a koha zero waste sausage sizzle and a cuppa (please BYO a cup and a plate for your food/drink as no disposables will be provided!). All proceeds raised from the food and drink will go to the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.
  • Saturday 7 July: Zero Waste My Pantry! with The Rubbish Trip, 16:00-18:00 @ The Pantry Door, 526 Main Road, Stoke (co-hosted with The Pantry Door) **Bookings for this event are essential as spaces are limited. To RSVP please contact The Pantry Door, either by calling in to the shop, or sending an email to shop@pantrydoor.nz**
  • Monday 9 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 12:00-14:00 @ Joocy Loocy, 4 John Street, Blenheim (co-hosted with Joocy Loocy)
  • Tuesday 10 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:30-20:30 @ Envirohub Marlborough, 3 Auckland Street, Picton (co-hosted with Envirohub Marlborough) **Event is free but bookings are essential as spaces are limited. RSVP to info@envirohub.co.nz**
  • Wednesday 11 July: Bare Essentials: DIY zero waste body care products, 18:30-20:30 @ Envirohub Marlborough, 3 Auckland Street, Picton (co-hosted with Envirohub Marlborough) **Event is free but bookings are essential as spaces are limited. RSVP to info@envirohub.co.nz**
  • Saturday 14 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 17:00-19:00 @ Churton Park Community Centre, 75 Lakewood Avenue, Churton Park, Wellington (co-hosted with Churton Park Community Association)
  • Tuesday 17 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:00-20:00 @ War Memorial Library, 2 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt (co-hosted with Hutt City Libraries)
  • Thursday 19 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:30-20:30 @ HAPAI Building, 879-881 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt (co-hosted with Upper Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Libraries)
  • Friday 20 July: Waste Dating: Speed Date a Waste Expert, 19:00-22:00 @ Aro Valley Community Centre, 48 Aro Street, Aro Valley, Wellington (event organised by Waste-ed – we’ll be present alongside a whole heap of other waste experts!)
  • Sunday 22 July: Zero Waste My Pantry!, 15:00-16:30 @ Kāpiti College, Raumati (event organised by Kāpiti Coast District Council as part of their No 8 Wire Week 2018)
  • Tuesday 24 July: Zero Waste Expo, 18:00-20:00 @ Newtown Community & Cultural Centre, Corner Rintoul and Colombo Streets, Newtown, Wellington (event organised by Newtown Community & Cultural Centre – we’ll be present alongside a whole heap of other local businesses and community organisations running amazing zero waste projects around Wellington, whoop!)
  • Thursday 26 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:30-20:30 @ Kāpiti Boating Club, Kāpiti Road, Paraparaumu (co-hosted with Waste Free Kāpiti and Kāpiti Coast District Council)
  • Tuesday 31 July: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:00-20:00 @ Horowhenua District Council Chambers, 126-148 Oxford Street, Levin (co-hosted with Horowhenua District Council)

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May 2019

June 2019

  • Saturday 1 June: Resoursonance: An Upcycled Concert, Doors Open 19:00, Concert starts at 19:30 @ The Third Eye – Tuatara’s Temple of Taste, 30 Arthur Street, Wellington (funded by Wellington City Council and Creative New Zealand). Door sales $10/$20 unwaged/waged. Presales available at eventfinda.co.nz (booking fees apply).
  • Saturday 15 June: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 10:30-12:30 @ Sustainable Papakura’s Market, Sir Edmund Hillary Library Foyer, 209 Great South Road, Papakura (in conjunction with Sustainable Papakura)
  • Thursday 20 June: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:45-21:00 @ Found, 8 Miami Avenue, Surfdale, Waiheke Island (co-hosted with Found, Island Waste Collective, Plastic Free Pantry, and Waiheke Resources Trust). ***After the talk, stay on for an extra 15 minutes to hear from Plastic Free Pantry and Waiheke Resources Trust about their Plastic Free July 2019 programme of events for Waiheke and how you can get on board to cut back your plastic usage further.***
  • Sunday 23 June: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 10:00-12:00 @ Waiheke Transfer Station, 108 Ostend Road, Waiheke Island (co-hosted with Island Waste Collective, Greenspace, and Plastic Free Pantry)
  • Wednesday 26 June: Bare Essentials: DIY Zero Waste Toiletries & Cleaners, 18:00-20:00 @ Greenspace, 20 Tahi Road, Waiheke Island (co-hosted with Greenspace, Island Waste Collective, and Plastic Free Pantry)
  • Thursday 27 June: Zero Waste My Pantry! How to make easy snacks, treats and staples from unpackaged ingredients, 18:00-20:00 @ Jurassic Ridge Vineyard, 144 Church Bay Road (co-hosted with Island Waste Collective and Plastic Free Pantry) **please note that parking is limited** if you can car pool to the event, bus, cycle or walk to limit car numbers, this would be great!

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

  • Wednesday 4 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 17:30-19:30 @ Puke Ariki, 1 Ariki Street, New Plymouth (co-hosted with Puke Ariki, Taranaki Timebank, and Sustainable Taranaki)
  • Thursday 5 September: Webinar Q&A: Submitting on Govt Product Stewardship Consultation, 19:00-20:00 @ Online Webinar – simply follow this link at event start time to attend: https://zoom.us/j/201131081 You can submit questions prior to the event by posting them to the discussion section on the FB event page.
  • Sunday 8 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 14:00-16:00 @ the Ruakere whare, Puniho Pā, 7178 South Road, Warea, Taranaki (up Puniho Pā driveway, first grey weatherboard house). Event co-hosted with the Ruakere whānau, Para Kore and Sustainable Taranaki. Event includes waste-free potluck supper/afternoon tea, please BYO a small kai you’ve managed to make and transport without waste – phew!
  • Wednesday 11 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:30-20:30 @ Camberwell Lounge at TSB Hub, 17 Camberwell Road, Hawera (co-hosted with Taranaki Timebank, South Taranaki District Council, Sustainable Taranaki)
  • Sunday 15 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 15:00-17:00 @ Tupoho Community Complex, Rangahaua Marae, 97 Bell Street, Whanganui (co-hosted with Tupoho Whānau Trust and Para Kore)
  • Tuesday 17 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 17:30-19:30 @ Bhakti Lounge, 175 Vivian Street, Wellington (co-hosted with Bhakti Lounge). After the talk (at 19:30), you have the option of staying for a delicious vegan meal prepared by Bhakti Lounge. If you’re up for this optional dinner, pay $10 on the door on your way in, and please BYO clean crockery and cutlery in order to keep things waste-free!
  • Thursday 19 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:30-20:30 @ Featherston Community Centre, 14 Wakefield Street, Featherston (co-hosted with the district councils of Wairarapa).
  • Saturday 21 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 18:00-20:30 @ Envirohub Marlborough, 14 Auckland Street, Picton (co-hosted with Envirohub Marlborough). The event begins with a waste-free potluck, please BYO a plate of kai you’ve managed to make and transport without waste – phew! Talk starts at 6:30pm.
  • Sunday 22 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 14:00-16:30 @ MY Space, Marlborough Youth Development Centre, 18 Kinross Street, Blenheim (co-hosted with Marlborough Youth Trust). Event includes waste-free potluck, please BYO a plate of kai you’ve managed to make and transport without waste – phew!
  • Wednesday 25 September: Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach, 17:30-20:00 @ Te Hā o Mātauranga – Learning in Kaikōura, 14 Ludstone Road, Kaikōura (co-hosted with Te Hā o Mātauranga – Learning in Kaikōura and Innovative Waste Kaikōura). Event includes (optional) waste-free potluck, please BYO a plate of kai you’ve managed to make and transport without waste – phew! Talk starts at 6pm.

October 2019

November 2019