Monthly Archives: February 2011

Food Co-ops and Vege Boxes

Eight households on Kakariki Street are members of the Paekakariki Fresh Co-op. Half of them have joined since the start of the K.St project. That means what we can’t grow, we buy organic and straight from the wholesaler. For very … Continue reading

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Peastraw

Today something very exciting happened: 96 bales of peastraw! In the name of fertile well mulched gardens that retain moisture and are rich in nutrients for growing our organic veges, we made a bulk order of peastraw and got it … Continue reading

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Removing Old Insulation

It is with great relief that we have just had our old and very toxic insulfluf removed from the ceiling cavity in our house. When getting advice on what type of insulation we should have installed, everyone said to just … Continue reading

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School Lunchboxes

A couple of week ago, my daughter and I went out to the shops to get a few necessaries for the start of the school year. One of the things on our list was a lunch box. I was standing … Continue reading

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Chill-Ed & Kakariki Street Workshops

We have been busy bees here behind the scenes on Kakariki Street setting up a series of workshops to delight and inspire. The main theme for our workshops is “Closing The Loop” which means the production to waste cycle. We’d … Continue reading

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