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March 2021

DIY Beeswax Wrap Workshop

March 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2021 at 4:30 pm

$5

Learn how to make your own beeswax wraps and take two of your own home. 3 session times available: 4.45pm start, 5.30pm start or 6:15pm start, with a run time of 45 minutes. Bookings are essential with the website link below- limited spaces.

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Just Eat It Screening

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$10

We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste and pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. Good Neighbour are supporting the event, providing a dessert made from rescued food, included with your ticket…

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Movie Mondays: 2040

March 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

2040 is an innovative feature documentary that looks to the future but is vitally important NOW. Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet. Damon blends traditional documentary footage with dramatized sequences and high-end visual effects to create a vision board for his daughter and the planet.   Registration essential, book your spot below.

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DIY Seed Bomb Workshop

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Learn how to make and use a seed bomb to guerilla plant your neighbourhood with wildflowers and natives. All seeds are selected to encourage native birds and pollinators to the area. Loads of fun to do with the kids and you will get to take plenty of your own seed bombs home.   You must register for this event using the link below.

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DIY Seed Bomb Workshop

Free

Learn how to make and use a seed bomb to guerilla plant your neighbourhood with wildflowers and natives. All seeds are selected to encourage native birds and pollinators to the area. Loads of fun to do with the kids and you will get to take plenty of your own seed bombs home. This is a FREE event with only one start time- 5pm. Please ignore the Sustainable Backyards brochure as that information is incorrect. Registrations essential using the link below.

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Sustainable Backyards Photo competition

March 12 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 2:00 pm
Free

Be in to win with Sustainable Backyards photo competition. Upload a photo of the #sustainablepractice you are most proud of and tag us in the post with the hashtag #sustainablepractice or send to us via DM’s. It might be the veggie garden you grew during lockdown, the beeswax wraps you made or how you bike ride to work. Competition opens on the 12th of March and closes on the 31st of March 2pm.

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Movie Mondays: River Blue

March 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RIVERBLUE spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion. RiverBlue discovers the toxic side effects of textile production and jean manufacturing on some of the world’s largest rivers. Traveling from tanneries along rivers in India, to some of the largest jean manufacturing factories in China, renowned river advocate, Mark Angelo, guides us through the declining health of these important waterways.   Registration essential, use the booking link below.

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The Rubbish Trip: ‘Living Without a Rubbish Bin: the world of zero waste’

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Netherlands Society Hall, Neil Hunt Park, Tarawera Road, Lynmore
Rotorua,
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Free

Are you keen to have less waste in your life, but not sure how? Want to know what New Zealand could do to slash our country's waste footprint, and make landfills and plastic pollution a thing of the past? Join Hannah and Liam of The Rubbish Trip, for an intro to the world of zero waste! This event is part of Envirohub Bay of Plenty's 2021 Sustainable Backyards Programme, and is also supported by the Rotorua Branch of the Royal…

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Envirohub & Dress for Success BOP; Biz Wear Frock Swap

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Council Chambers, 1061 Haupapa Street
Rotorua,
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Free

3.8 tonnes of clothing is thrown out every year in the Bay of Plenty. The simplest and most sustainable way to give garments greater longevity is to provide them with a second life. Envirohub and Dress for Success are hosting this frock swap to save your clothes from landfill and support the Dress for Success mission! Pre-register using the Eventbrite link below and drop off clothing at Dress for Success Bay of Plenty at 1195 Eruera Street. Drinks and nibbles…

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Under Water & Land Clean up Festival

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Come join us for a day on the water’s edge and underwater to thoroughly clean up our harbour, enjoy music, entertainment, educational stalls, games for the kids and help clean up the waste blowing into the ocean from our city. Divers must pre-register at www.divezonetauranga.co.nz- limited spaces available. Free event- no need to register unless you are diving.

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Movie Mondays: Children’s Movie Event – The Lorax

March 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Based on the Dr Seuss classic book of the same name, Ted searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.   Registration essential- book with the link below.

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Living without a rubbish bin: the zero waste approach

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Welcome Bay Community Centre, 242 Welcome Bay Road, (behind the Welcome Bay Hall)
Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty
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Free

Join Hannah and Liam of The Rubbish Trip for an introduction into the hows and the whys of reducing household rubbish, and the different ways we can all help create a zero waste world. Hannah and Liam have been living without a rubbish bin since 2015 and have delivered over 400 talks nationwide about zero waste living. Zero waste tea and nibbles provided.

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Crop Swap

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rotorua Night Market, Tutanekai Street
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Free

It is officially Autumn and if you have an abundance of summer produce you would like to swap with your community join us for our crop swap. Bring along the season’s surplus produce to trade with another keen grower. Rules are available on our website so please check them out before attending. This is a free event- your produce is your currency. Swapping rules: Vegetables, Fruit and Preserves only- no meat or dairy The expectation is that everyone just takes…

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Climate Change Speakers Forum: Doing the Mahi

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$10

After a series of speakers forums dedicated to educating about the many intricacies of climate change this forum will be dedicated to what we can do at an individual, community, business and government level. Speakers Include Chris Battershill of Waikato University, Marty Hoffart of the Zero Waste Network, Stacey Mareroa of One Twenty Legacy Ltd, Professor James Renwick, Climate Scientist and other national speakers to be confirmed. Book your ticket with the Eventbrite link below.

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Sustain A Ball

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
HeART Space Studio, 17 Commerce Street
Whakatāne,
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$35

A sustainable ball celebrating all things beautiful and second hand. Pre-loved fashion, rescued food, sustainable party-wear providers, planet-loving DJs and first-hand fun. Dress up in a used frock or a beautiful OpShop find and have a night to remember! Free drink on arrival, nibbles included. Click the Eventbrite link below to purchase your tickets

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Movie Mondays: Chasing Coral

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. This beautiful, award winning film follows a team of divers, photographers, and scientists on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.   Bookings essential via the link below.

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Plastic Paradise Film Screening & Refill Challenge

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$10

Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents. In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a personal journey of discovery to uncover this mysterious phenomenon. Along the way she meets scientists, researchers, influencers, and volunteers who shed light on the effects of our rabid plastic consumption and learns the…

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