July, 2022

2022Sun03Jul10:00 am2:00 pmMatariki at EcoMatters10:00 am - 2:00 pm Ecohub & Store New Lynn, 1 Olympic Place, New Lynn, AucklandType:Culture,Environmental,Free,MusicWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

kawakawa leaf in the sun

When

(Sunday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where

Ecohub & Store New Lynn

1 Olympic Place, New Lynn, Auckland

Event Details

Bring the whānau and celebrate Matariki by connecting with te taiao!

Come along and take part in FREE wānanga and workshops about environmental care, kaitiakitanga and mātauranga Māori.

There’ll be free fun activities for the tamariki, or you can turn your hand to potting up a baby native plant to take home, and connect over kai and coffee at this community event.

Explore the organic teaching gardens and check out the native plants at the community nursery. Try out a bike or get cycling advice at our Bike Hub or visit the EcoMatters Store.

WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES
Native Nursery Potting
10am-2pm
Free
The idea of planting and new life is a strong theme throughout Matariki celebrations so you can pot up your own baby native plant to take home.

EcoMatters Bike Hub
10am-2pm
The Bike Hub will be open, where you can browse our range of used bikes, new parts and accessories, get free help with basic bike maintenance, local routes, maps and cycling advice and try out our novelty bikes.

EcoMatters Store
10am-2pm
Browse the great range of products that will support your sustainable lifestyle at the EcoMatters Store.  All proceeds from store sales help fund EcoMatters projects.

Berries and Bulbs – Edible Street Planting
10.30am – 11.30am
Koha entry
Help plant berries and edible bulbs and learn about this no-dig garden experiment on our food forest street edge.

GETTING THERE
Coming by bike, on foot or by public transport is recommended as parking is limited.

By bus or train
We are less than 10 minutes walk from the New Lynn Transport Centre, and some bus routes stop even closer. Plan your journey at at.govt.nz.

By bike
Plenty of bike parking available on site.

Matariki at EcoMatters is supported by the Local Activation Fund Programme, administered by Auckland Unlimited on behalf of the New Zealand Government.

Price

Free

Organiser

EcoMatters Environment TrustEcoMatters Environment Trust aims to connect people and place and to nurture kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Ecomatters works with and for the community to deliver environmental initiatives by supporting the community with knowledge and tools to restore nature, reduce waste, ride and fix bikes, and live more sustainably.09-826 4276 1 Olympic Place, New Lynn, Auckland 0600, New Zealand

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