Sustainable Papakura

Creating a Sustainable World For Our Mokopuna

Sustainable Papakura

Creating a Sustainable

World For Our Mokopuna

Sustainable Papakura Works with 
the community to nurture and protect Papatuanuku

We team up with individuals, families, groups and organisations to re-imagine and remake lifestyles that will support Mother Earth to sustain us into the future.

Information, workshops and a range of other opportunities and activities are available to help us all learn and work together to make Papakura a vibrant, eco-friendly and Sustainable Community.

At COVID Level 1 

  The Base is open for Busines. Working Bees, Workshops and Collection Point now operating as scheduled. Please use the calendar on our Workshops & Events Page to find out what's on, and come  and join us.

Take Care, Stay Safe, and Stay Home if you're unwell. 

What Are We Doing In Your Community?

Community Involvement

We like to go out and about getting everyone involved in making ours a resilient, sustainable community. You can participate in our bi-annual Sustainably Made Art competition -that's SMART; join us at Community Events; or you can invite us to your place: group, organisation, workplace or event. We can offer a guest speaker, waste audit, Q & A session or workshop tailored to your needs. You'll see a Snapshot of our activities on our gallery of stories and pictures. 

 Community Involvement

We like to get Out and About to get everyone involved in making ours a resilient, sustainable community. You can participate in our bi-annual Sustainably- made art competition, that's SMART;  join us at Community Events; or you can invite us to your place: group, organisation, workplace or event. We can offer a guest speaker, waste audit, Q & A session or workshop tailored to your needs. You'll see a Snapshot of our activities on our gallery of stories and pictures. 

Make a Donation

Your koha towards our operating costs makes all the difference to our viability and is greatly appreciated. You will be helping us to continue making a hands on contribution to creating a Sustainable Papakura.

 Workshops and Events

Sustainable Papakura hosts a variety of Sustainable Living Skills Workshops every month. Learn what makes a sustainable lifestyle as you and your family get the skills and satisfaction of MYO (Making Your Own),  avoid packaging, learn how to conserve resources, reduce waste, mend old favourites, and join forces with others to make a vibrant community and a brighter future for our mokopuna.

 Workshops and Events

Sustainable Papakura hosts a variety of Sustainable Living Skills Workshops every month. Learn what makes a sustainable lifestyle as you and your family get the skills and satisfaction of MYO (Making Your Own),  avoid packaging, learn how to conserve resources, reduce waste, mend old favourites, and join forces with others to make a vibrant community and a brighter future for our mokopuna.

Current Community Projects

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What Are We Doing In Your Community?

Community Involvement

We like to get Out and About to get everyone involved in making ours a resilient, sustainable community. You can participate in our bi-annual Sustainably- made art competition, that's SMART;  join us at Community Events; or you can invite us to your place: group, organisation, workplace or event. We can offer a guest speaker, waste audit, Q & A session or workshop tailored to your needs. You'll see a Snapshot of our activities on our gallery of stories and pictures. 

resource recovery

learning to prioritise sustainability

Find out how you can change your thinking and actions to create a 
life-planet balance

Sustainable Market

Shop Local, Find eco-friendly products

This monthly market features unique items crafted by locals. Whether you're shopping or creating, you'll enjoy the friendly atmosphere at this community market.

Volunteers

Discover our Volunteering Opportunities

Enjoy being part of a grass roots community organisation and making new friends

Products

Products for Sustainable Living

Purchase something from our growing range of clever and useful products handmade by our members, and you'll be contributing to our fundraising efforts.

Make a Donation

Any amount you can contribute would be greatly appreciated and will help us to continue making strong contributions toward a Sustainable Papakura

workshops and events

We host a variety of Sustainable Living Skills Workshops every month. Learn what makes a sustainable lifestyle as you and your family get the skills and satisfaction of MYO (Making Your Own),  avoid packaging, learn how to conserve resources, reduce waste, mend old favourites, and join forces with others to make a vibrant community and a brighter future for our mokopuna.

Community Projects

Urban Edibles

Fresh vegetables and herbs for Papakura

Twenty-four Planters, conveniently situated throughout the Town Centre, provide an opportunity for residents to forage for a variety of edible plants

Awhio Mai Peke

The bags that go round and round

Up the street with no shopping bag? Borrow one of these from a host store in Papakura Town Centre and Return it next time you're in town.

Collection Point

Reducing what we send to landfill

Our popular Collection Point allows you to drop off hard to recycle items at Our Base, or at our Monthly Market.

Slippers For Tamariki

Keep Kids warm and healthy this winter

Love to Knit? Want to Learn? Looking  for an opportunity to do something for your community? Knit slippers this winter for Kids at local schools.

connect with us on social media

Join 3000 other followers to stay up to date and socialise with us on Facebook and Instagram

General enquiries