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Warehouse in Variety fundraiser

July 13, 2010

From 2 – 27 August, Scratch ‘n’ Win cards will be available for $2 from The Warehouse with proceeds going to Variety The Children’s Charity, which helps sick, disabled and disadvantaged Kiwi kids all over the country to reach their full potential. “This is a great way for New Zealanders to help Kiwi kids in need while having the chance to win fantastic prizes,” said Lorraine Taylor,…

Chill-Ed: Winter Skills Series In Paekākāariki

July 13, 2010

Chill-Ed is a series of informal community-organised classes, being run in Paekākāariki over July and August.Topics include:Quick BreadsMedia Skills for Community GroupsWarmer, Drier, Healthier HomesWorm FarmingIntroduction to UkelelePaekākāariki UkesEarthships: what, how and why?Eco CleanersIntroductory Home BrewingSushiCompostingTo book a place in any workshop [email protected] or phone Stacey Gasson on905 0560.

Ōtaki Timebank – meeting each other’s needs

July 6, 2010

The Ōtaki Timebank is a community of people who support each other by trading hours of service.One hour of time spent helping someone is recorded, and everyone’s hour is equal. Help someone else and then you can be helped. It is that simple, yet it has profound effects. It is like a babysitting circle, but with every service covered and an inbuilt social security system in its…

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