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To All Waiheke islanders and Friends everywhere.
Wednesday July 1st is Open day at the Ostend Transfer station, Waiheke Island.
Location / Venue:
Ostend Transfer Station, Waiheke Island
Purpose: To increase community engagement on community issues.
Target: Maximum participation and non-subjective data on range of issues.
Method: Community-wide voting events (to be repeated periodically).
Proposal: There are a few key elements of the plan. » Read more
Ongoing work is being done on the timelines. There are three, all accessible from the link above. Te Matuku Bay, Big Picture, First Draft.
It's remarkable how much we are all doing in this community at this time, and how so many projects are being progressed, nurtured, fought for, and otherwise held as an intention. I trust that whoever was meant to be at the cinema last night were the right people, and certainly the mood, discussion and sharing which took place left me feeling that we had planted a strong seed into fertile ground.
updated 09 Jun 2009
Here is a list of Waiheke food supply and distribution options which we are aware of. If you know of others please add them here. If you create an account on this site you will be able to edit this page.
A group called "The food forum" came together from the Transition Waiheke Hui on March 15th, and has begun compiling a list of food producers and outlets.
If the idea of chopped spinach from Holland on the shelves of the Waiheke Supermarket sets off your absurdity alarm bells, you will be happy to know that the level of interest in locally produced vegetables and fruits has been growing. From Community gardens to Ooooby (Out of our own back yards), from Organiponico raised bed gardens to the recent 14 day Permaculture Design Course, and from Waiheke Seedsavers to CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), these are a few of the responses. » Read more
Hoi all, Please see Paul Gilligan's message below; if you live on Waiheke and go to Auckland/Parnel and are in a position to help, please give Paul a call.