Gisborne Green Guide

Your guide to environmental happenings around Gisborne

Your guide to environmental happenings around Gisborne

Saturday, Nov 19

Advanced composting workshop. Make use of all of the lush spring growth to make a premium compost in readiness for new gardens. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road, 9.30–11.30am. Cost: $5 per person. Register in advance by phone: 06 867 4708, or email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com.

Monday, Nov 21

World Fisheries Day. A day to help stress the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries and ocean health. By 2050, there will be more plastic in the world’s oceans than fish, according to predictions by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum, in a report called The New Plastics Economy.

Wednesday, Nov 23

Composting and Bokashi Workshop. Learn the basics with Kauri Forno. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road. Cost: $5 per person. Register in advance by phone: 06 867 4708, or email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com, to get a free black compost bin. One per household.

Saturday, Nov 26

Oil Infusion and Herbal Vinegar Workshop. Learn how to make infused oils for cosmetic and culinary purposes. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road. Cost: $5 per person. Register in advance by phone: 06 867 4708, or email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com.

Sunday, Nov 27

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti Beach Clean-Up. Waikanae Beach, 10.30am — 11.30am, meet at the playground. All members of the community are invited to remove rubbish from the beach to prevent it ending up in the marine environment. Bring a bucket and gloves to limit the use of disposable gloves and plastic bags.

Saturday, Nov 19

Advanced composting workshop. Make use of all of the lush spring growth to make a premium compost in readiness for new gardens. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road, 9.30–11.30am. Cost: $5 per person. Register in advance by phone: 06 867 4708, or email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com.

Monday, Nov 21

World Fisheries Day. A day to help stress the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries and ocean health. By 2050, there will be more plastic in the world’s oceans than fish, according to predictions by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum, in a report called The New Plastics Economy.

Wednesday, Nov 23

Composting and Bokashi Workshop. Learn the basics with Kauri Forno. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road. Cost: $5 per person. Register in advance by phone: 06 867 4708, or email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com, to get a free black compost bin. One per household.

Saturday, Nov 26

Oil Infusion and Herbal Vinegar Workshop. Learn how to make infused oils for cosmetic and culinary purposes. Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC), 386 Palmerston Road. Cost: $5 per person. Register in advance by phone: 06 867 4708, or email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com.

Sunday, Nov 27

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti Beach Clean-Up. Waikanae Beach, 10.30am — 11.30am, meet at the playground. All members of the community are invited to remove rubbish from the beach to prevent it ending up in the marine environment. Bring a bucket and gloves to limit the use of disposable gloves and plastic bags.

TEC has moved

Tairawhiti Environment Centre (TEC) has shifted to a new location at 386 Palmerston Road.

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