Coast Care Planting Days

Please bring along a smile and a friend or three. We will bring the hot drinks and muffins.



Chris Ward

Coast Care Contractor

0800 884 881 Extension 8801

Web: www.boprc.govt.nz /Sustainablecommunities/care-groups/coast-care


Location / Venue: 
Pacific View Road, Papamoa

Green Superfood Smoothie & Identifying Wild Edible Weeds Workshop

You'll be amazed how many "weeds" in your garden, once identified, you can eat!

Get to know them and learn how to turn them into a delicious, nutricious smoothie.

Cost: $30 (includes Ebook)

Register with Julia 5432823 or juliasich@xtra.co.nz or Jane 5422257 or blissfulbubbles@xtra.co.nz

Location / Venue: 
190a Tara Rd, Papamoa

Tauranga Environment Centre AGM

more details from: Tauranga Environment Centre


Tauranga Forest and Bird - Protecting Antarctica's Oceans

Tauranga Forest and Bird present a public lecture by Geoff Keey, coordinator of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance.

Geoff's illustrated discussion will outline the conservation values of the southern ocean, along with the current moves to create Antarctic marine reserves. This public presentation is supported by University of Waikato's Centre for Continuing Education, Tauranga.

Cost: Gold Coin at Door

Please Register Online with Nyree: nyree@waikato.ac.nz or 5775376


Location / Venue: 
Bongard Centre, Lecture Theatre 104, 200 Cameron Rd

Cheese making workshop

learn how to make creamy feta and halloumi, as well as learning the benefits of raw milk.

Cost: $45

Register with Kevin Powell 07 5422257 or blissfulbubbles@xtra.co.nz

Location / Venue: 
190a Tara Rd, Papamoa

Butter & Cheese making workshop

Learn how to make butter and mozzarella cheese and learn about the benefits of raw milk!

Cost: $45

Register with Kevin Powell 07-5422257 or blissfulbubbles@xtra.co.nz



Location / Venue: 
190a Tara Rd, Papamoa

Basic Bread Making Workshop

Learn how to make great homemade bread and pizza in this beginners workshop!

Lunch included, $15 per person, plus contribution to lunch. Booking Essential as numbers limited.

Contact: Anna 5441612 transitionwelcomebay@gmail.com


Location / Venue: 
Selwyn Ridge Primary School, Welcome Bay



Permablitzes are free events, open to the public, where you can learn a lot, share food, get some exercise and have a wonderful time.

Permablitz: an informational gathering involving a day on which a group of at least 2 people come together to achieve the following:

  • create or add to edible gardens where someone lives
  • share skills related to permaculture and sustainable living
  • Build community networks
  • Have fun!

To register contact Sue:07-5494314 or permablitzbopnz@gmail.com


Location / Venue: 
Please register for exact event location

Lets Get Growing

Let's Get Growing ... a fresh take on Community Gardens!

Join the growing movement at Let's Get Growing
... rent a garden plot, grow your own food, be part of your local community.

A fresh take on an old idea: We've taken the basic concept from a tradition of successful community gardens. But here is our ‘Kiwi' twist: » Read more


Ooooby stands for Out Of Our Own Back Yards.

It exists as a social network of growers, locavores and foodies... ready to share ideas, gardening tips, seasonal recipes and talk about garding, keeping chooks and bees, preserving and much more online, as well as linking groups locally and acting as a local food home delivery service for thos who wish to use ooooby this way. » Read more

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