Get hands on these school holidays and take part in No8 Wire Week, our free/affordable programme that encouarges community resilience, DIY resourcefulness and environmental responsibly for all ages.
There are over 25 interesting, educational and family friendly things to do across the Kāpiti district including bike tours, food foraging, T-shirt upcycling, make-your-own body care products, building basics, tips for better mobility, learning about bees, rongoā and medicinal herbs, bike maintenance, seed swapping, DIY cleaning products, growing asparagus, jewellery making, sauerkraut, papermaking, fruit preserving, lawn mower maintenance, weed management, plantings and more.
This year the programme has four parts: workshops & excursions, a Repair Café, an Eco Art exhibition and a Pecha Kucha style community banquet.
FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS: See full timetable
WORKSHOPS: Learn a range of pratical skills at Ōtaki College and Kāpiti College.See programme.
EXCURSIONS: Appreciate and help regenerate your local environment. See programme
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Come along to a community meal and be inspired by innovative Kāpiti locals and honorary guests taking up the PechaKucha 20/20 speaking challenge. Find out more and book tickets
REPAIR CAFE: Visit Kāpiti’s first pop-up repair café this July! Give your defunct possessions a new lease of life with the help of our skilled repairers. Find out more
ECO ART EXHIBITION: To celebrate the Kāpiti Marine Reserve Anniversary Marhara Gallery is exhibiting artworks of students from schools across Kāpiti. Find out more