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No8 Wire Week

A hands-on programme celebrating kiwi ingenuity, DIY resourcefulness, environmental responsibility and community resilience.

No8 Wire Week

When: 12 - 22 July 2018

Where: Kāpiti Wide

Website: Kāpiti Coast District Council


The programme is brimming with activities for all ages including workshops, a pop-up nature playground, an eco-art exhibition, film screenings and community resilience.

Join in the fun at the launch party - a Pecha Kucha speakers evening hosted at Māoriland Hub. Ten speakers take on the 20 seconds x 20 slides challenge to talk about their 'superhero powers to change the world' including a shared meal, music and dancing. Get hands-on and take action against plastic at Knit Stitch and Ditch Plastic day in Queen Elizabeth Park. Learn practical DIY skills including raw cake making, beeswax wraps, preserves, zero-waste cooking, medicinal teas and more. Or get outdoors for planting in Whareroa farm and help build a pop-up nature playground.

The events are happening across the district in a diverse range of iconic spots including community halls, community gardens Whareroa farm, Queen Elizabeth Park, Kāpiti College and the Māoriland hub. 

Most events are free or affordable, bookings are essential.

Nau mai haere mai! All are welcome. 

Register for events through Eventbrite.

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