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To promote the sustainable development of the Lake Wairewa and Southern Bays catchments, plan, fund, develop and establish facilities which contribute to the social, cultural, environmental or economic wellbeing of residents or visitors to that area'.
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Composting Workshop28 May – COMPOSTING WORKSHOP –  Postponement date: 4th June 2017.  1.4 pm.  Arrive between 12:30 and 12:55pm at Koru Kai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula (detailed description per email once you are registered)

Spaces are limited so book your space early and don’t miss out! When signing up you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions (see below). $35.00.

Further details follow link here


Winter Wellness Workshop24 May – WINTER WELLNESS WORKSHOP – keep your family fit and well. Doterra Wellness Advocates Feebee and Arna are bringing essential oil education to Little River.

7pm at the Ti Kouka room at Little River School.

Bring a Friend.

RSVP to Tracey Wright 027 565 6553

 Knitting day poster 2017to 24 June –  KNIT A HAT FOR BABY PROMOTIONAll babies need a woolly hat to wear home from hospital.  Pick up your free pattern and wool, start knitting and return your Hat and Bootie set and join us for an Afternoon Tea on Saturday 10 June between 2 – 4pm in the waiting room of the Railway Station and meet with other knitters and crafters.  All welcome.  Especially any young ones who would like to learn to knit.  We will have some wool and needles available on the day.  Rose will be there with here Spinning Wheel and Heather with her table loom.

Knitting lessons available by arrangement.  Please phone the Little River Craft Station on 3251 320 and leave your details.  All hat and bootie sets donated to the neo natal unit at Christchurch Womens Hospital a couple of weeks after the afternoon tea to give you time to finish and return your baby hat.  Promotion runs from Sunday 21 May to Sunday 25 June to give you time to complete your hat.

You are welcome to use your own 100%wool yarn  too.


 THE BONE DUDE’S BONE CARVING SUDIO bone-carving-studio 11 Poranui Beach Rd in Birdlings Flat is a “HANDS ON” carving studio, where you can make your own unique Bone Carving with a little help, in 3 hours or less.

No previous carving experience needed, just bring a sense of adventure and CASH!!!

Bookings are essential.

Session are limited to a maximum of 8 people but there’s no minimum, If it’s just you, that’s cool.

Phone  03-329 0947

david-at-work-300wDAVID IRVING – ARTIST design illustration artwork drawings and paintings.  Little River, New Zealand

Have retired to my art room and therefore am available again for art services as above. Pencil drawings water colours or digital media using photoshop etc.  Also art tuition.

Check my website for a few hundred examples. Cartoon work also. So if it’s a company logo or a gift for a friend or family member PM me or pop in for a chat. My art is better than my jokes.







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