Information for exhibitors About expo and individual registration – Exhibitor information and registration Sunday 24 March  Enter the school from 7:30am or 8:30am (as notified) from Oroua St gates where you’ll be checked off and then follow the directions of the friendly marshals. You will be given a row number where you will set up your stall. Outside rows will be filled in the order of arrival. Indoor stalls have allocated positions. You will be directed to drop off as close to your stall site as possible, but as space is restricted – be prepared to carry your own materials from the field* to yourRead More →

The event runs from 10am to 3pm on Sunday 24 March. Access to the site for emergency services will be from 7:30am, other groups from 8:30am. All exhibitors must be clear by 4:30pm unless other arrangements have been made. Non-exhibitor registration here. Cost – There is no charge to non-profit exhibit0rs. There is no charge to commercial exhibitors if you offer a suitable spot prize or service to encourage the community to attend. You can pay a small fee or or make a donation instead if you wish. Expo Guidelines Note: The site layout and details are shown here. Eastern Bays Resilience Expo Goals ​TheRead More →

Are you ready? Do you have a plan? What will you do in an emergency? Will you be safe? Who will you contact and how? This expo is intended to activate and support our community to become safer and more resilient at a family / whanau and community / kāinga level. Register now  Exhibitor info and registration Resilience includes day to day safety, having plans and resources in place for more significant emergencies, and acting to prevent or minimise future incidents where possible. The scope is as broad as you can imagine, from ways to stay safe around your home, dealing with family or communityRead More →

Eastern Bays Climate Response Network

Tetra Pak recycling trial – a bin is now available in the Eastbourne Library foyer (next to batteries) for Tetra Pak recycling. Please note that this trial can only continue while paks are properly opened, flattened, cleaned and dried (see below – if you’ve done this before you’ll know that rinsing is not enough). Any pak can be deposited, and you can leave the lid on. These paks will be periodically delivered to the Upper Hutt Recycling Station and will end up in products like saveBoard (www.saveboard.nz).Read More →

Eastern Bays Climate Response Network

Submission on Adaption to Climate Change A  small local group of people who have an interest in adaptation to climate change has been preparing a submission to the Parliamentary Committee for the Environment, which is conducting an inquiry into the issue of community-led retreat and options for it. The latest Eastern Bays Climate Change Network news email has more detail and a link to the draft submission.Read More →

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We outlined a few trials in a survey that sought to provide more options to help getting to/from Days Bay wharf – , you can see a summary of survey results here. We have now opened applications for spaces in a few trials: Shuttle. Wildfinder are helping us get a shuttle trial off the ground starting next Monday 3 July. The shuttle will meet three sailings in the morning and three in the evening on weekdays, and the trial will run for two months. It will run between Matipo St and Days Bay wharf along Muritai Road, and get to Days Bay wharf five minutes aheadRead More →

Eastern Bays recycling options

BATTERY RECYCLING – most of us would like to recycle our batteries but collecting enough to warrant a trip to the recycling centre takes forever. We are trialling battery collection at the Eastbourne Library Foyer. These batteries will be taken to Bunnings when enough have been collected. YES: AA, AAA, 9V, 6V, power tool, button cell and other hand-held sized batteries are ok. SAFETY: Please put tape over all terminals to prevent short circuits – easier and safer for you to do this as you collect them. NO: Sorry, no acid batteries, car batteries, items with batteries built in, or anything bigger than 20cm xRead More →