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Karanga mai – korero kai Community Gardens

In collaboration with Edible streets


Overview of Kaupapa

Edible Streets and He Waka Tapu are working together to enable communities to have access to nutrient dense local food. 

This is happening by establishing low cost community gardens, educating community, and creating a hub systems to support community gardens across the Eastside of Christchurch.

What's Happening and When

  • Wednesday 9.00am until 4pm Harvesting located Edible streets 85 Ottawa Rd, Wainoni Christchurch – if interested in helping contact Zane
  • Thursday 8.30am until 2.30pm Planting located Edible streets 85 Ottawa Rd, Wainoni Christchurch
  • Friday 9.00am Seeding located Edible streets 85 Ottawa Rd, Wainoni Christchurch
  • Friday 8.30am until 1pm He Waka Tapu Education session with whaiora – Closed session 
  • Up and coming – Garden to Table sessions

HWT Pataka

Take what you need... Bring what you can..

Me Mahi Tahi Tātou Mo Te Oranga o Te Whanau

He Waka Tapu have joined the Pātaka kai community, we look forward to hosting an open pantry for the community to "Take what they need & bring what u can"

This pātaka is located onsite HWT 161 pages rd, Wainoni Christchurch we have added more maara kai onsite which will stock the pātaka with fresh veges, so keep an eye out via our FB page and share share share

So dont be shy whānau come grab some kai!

#hwt #pātaka

Volunteer Zone

To do this mahi we do require passionate individuals who would be interesting in learning and supporting these initiates.

You will gain knowledge and skills to maintain and grow a low cost ecological self-sustaining food garden.

We don't not just grow food in ecological gardening, but also medicine, building materials, clothing materials etc can all be grown in our own neighbourhood.

Through permaculture design we learn how to create gardens that are self sustaining eco systems that build healthy soil year after year regenerating the land.

Skills you will learn.

  • Composting
  • Worm farms
  • Harvesting
  • Storage
  • Seed saving
  • Planting
  • Growing seedlings
  • How direct sow seeds in garden.
  • Compost tea for benifical microbes
  • Seaweed/nettle and comfrey tea
  • Companion planting
  • Mulching
  • How soil food web works

  Free Phone: 0800 HE WAKA

Phone: +64 3 373 8150
Fax: +64 3 381 3207

Whānau Ora Community Clinic: (03) 956481

  Email: reception@hewakatapu.org.nz

  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hewakatapunz/

Open Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm

161 Pages Road, Wainoni, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
PO Box 150 37, Aranui, Christchurch, New Zealand

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