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November 2019

Repair Cafe – Selwyn Sustainability Trail

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rolleston Community Centre, 94 Rolleston Drive
Rolleston, 7614 New Zealand
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Bring along your broken things and we'll see if we can fix them. About this Event There will be experts available with a variety of skills for example electronics, electrical items, bikes, computers, sewing and woodwork. Bring along your broken things and they will give you advice and help you to get them working again. This is a free event, however, please register to give us an idea of numbers attending.   Follow this link to register Register for the…

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Mahoe Reserve Working Bee

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahoe Reserve, Boundary Road
Lincoln, 7608 New Zealand
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Come along and help us in the restoration and maintenance of the Mahoe native reserve. Please wear suitable shoes, bring spades, garden gloves, sunglasses or other eye protection, also a bucket for mulch, if you can. Working bees are the first Sunday of every month from 2pm. _____________________________________________ Our Sponsors A big thank you to our wonderful sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors, Rata Foundation, Selwyn District Council, COGS, Lottery Community and Lincoln University.

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Traditional Basket Weaving – Selwyn Sustainability Trail

November 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Rolleston Community Centre, 94 Rolleston Drive
Rolleston, 7614 New Zealand
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Learn to weave a small basket from cabbage tree leaves About this Event Register to come along and learn how to make a small basket using cabbage leaves. This is a free event however, please register as there are limited places available.   Follow this link to register: Register for Traditional Basket Weaving   This event is run by the Selwyn Timebank and is part of the Selwyn Sustainability Trail - a series of events, workshops and activities running from…

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Fools & Dreamers

November 4 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive
Lincoln, Canterbury 7608 New Zealand
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Regenerating A Native Forest https://youtu.be/P3WmuFHdipU 30 min documentary about Hinewai Nature Reserve, on New Zealand’s Banks Peninsula. 6.45pm:   Doors open 7pm:        Documentary 7.30pm:  Discussion by Happen Films Screening and discussion will be followed by the Lincoln Envirotown Trust Annual General Meeting, followed by drinks and refreshments. If you have not registered for this documentary through Eventbrite, you may not get a seat on the evening. Health & Safety restricts how many people we are allowed in the…

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Homemade Laundry Detergent – Selwyn Sustainability Trail

November 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive
Lincoln, Canterbury 7608 New Zealand
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Come along and learn to make your own laundry detergent. About this Event You will learn how to make liquid laundry detergent from natural ingredients for a fraction of the cost of commercial laundry detergents. This is a free event however, please register as there are limited places available. Follow this link to register: Register for Homemade Laundry Detergent   This event is run by the Selwyn Timebank and is part of the Selwyn Sustainability Trail - a series of…

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Veges 101 – Learn To Grow Your Own

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, 35 James Street
Lincoln, Canterbury 7608 New Zealand
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Description If you know next to nothing about growing vegetables, but would like to get started, this workshop is for you! We will take you through the basic steps of bed preparation, planting seeds and seedlings, and the subsequent maintenance requirements (weeding, thinning, watering, etc.). A gold coin donation to support the activities of the Gardens will be appreciated. Registration is not required, you can just come along to the workshop on the day. This event is part of the…

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Adventure at Mahoe Reserve – Selwyn Sustainability Trail

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mahoe Reserve, Boundary Road
Lincoln, 7608 New Zealand
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Learn more about our native plants and how animals relate. About this Event What plants lived in Lincoln before humans arrived? The Mahoe Reserve is a recreation of the forest that was here. Come along to hear about the history, experience our local ecosystem and meet some of the locals who have been creating this special reserve, which is now used as an educational resource for school students and others. A ‘nature trail’ to help visitors identify plants and how…

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Clothes Swap – Selwyn Sustainability Trail

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive
Lincoln, Canterbury 7608 New Zealand
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Have fun swapping your pre-loved clothes for other quality clothes donated. About this Event Quality donated clothes will be on display. Bring your friends and make an evening of it. Looking for a fresh spring wardrobe or want to try a new look. VIP tickets will be given to everyone who drops off their clothes prior to the event. The ticket will give you and a friend early entry to the clothes swap and a complimentary drink and nibbles.  See…

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Selwyn Trap Library – November 2019

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lincoln Farmers & Craft Market, 22 Gerald Street
Lincoln, 7608 New Zealand
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Come see us for trapping advice, trap hire or to figure out what we are about. There will be a limited number of DOC200 traps and bait to loan out. Any queries please email Sam on traplibraryselwyn@gmail.com The trap library will be open on the last Saturday of every month.

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December 2019

Mahoe Reserve Working Bee

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mahoe Reserve, Boundary Road
Lincoln, 7608 New Zealand
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Come along and help us in the restoration and maintenance of the Mahoe native reserve. Please wear suitable shoes, bring spades, garden gloves, sunglasses or other eye protection, also a bucket for mulch, if you can. Working bees are the first Sunday of every month from 2pm. _____________________________________________ Our Sponsors A big thank you to our wonderful sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors, Rata Foundation, Selwyn District Council, COGS, Lottery Community and Lincoln University.

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