164 days ago

Free family fun in Wairarapa Labour Weekend Saturday!

The Team from Destination Wairarapa

Check out the Block Party, on Saturday of Labour Day weekend.
Music, painting, photography, pottery, poetry, kids art, street printing, books, tours, food, films...
25+ free things to do in the CBD of Masterton - take a walk around the block and experience the neighbourhood Masterton Arts Quarter, Library Square, and beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park.
Some of the highlights:
-Free collection tour at Aratoi 11am (book: info@aratoi.co.nz)
-Free kids art activity and live music at ConArt
-Free Kaouau flute making at King Street Artworks
-Free pottery workshop at 1pm at Te Patukituki (Te Pa)
-Free star constellation activity at Aratoi
-Free tree tours of QE Park, meet at 11am or 1pm, Hosking Fountain
-Free music making with Connecting Music in QE Park
-Photo-Swap near King Street Artworks
-Live character Manukura from Pukaha will roam about
-Free entry & free shearing demonstrations at The Wool Shed
-Spinning and weaving and knitbombing
-Free inflatables and games at Trust House Recreation Centre
-Street printmaking - from manhole covers - near the Library
-Live Poetry in Library Square
and more!!

More messages from your neighbours
4 minutes ago

How considerate are your neighbours?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, are you seeing and hearing a lot more of your neighbours during the lockdown? Has it helped you get to know them better - from an acceptable social distance - or is the noise of everyone being home together all the time getting to you?

Now more than ever it's up to all of us to try not to annoy our neighbours, and to be more tolerant ourselves, so here are some easy ways to do just that.

And if you're wondering what makes a good neighbour and what makes a bad one, check out the 12 most annoying neighbour types. How many have you lived next to?

9 days ago


Community Engagement Advisor from Metlink: On Our Way

As part of the national response to COVID-19 alert level 4 Metlink will make all rail and bus services free until June.

Public transport will continue to be available for essential service workers, and to enable communities to access supermarkets, pharmacies and health facilities.

For more information about this and what services are running, please read the full update on our website below.

1 hour ago

Mini cold frame

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Grow seeds or cuttings during the cooler months with this easy-to-make cold frame painted in Resene Lustacryl.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create your own.