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Maara Kai - Food Garden Workshop


Mon 19 Jun 2017, 9:30am–2:30pm
Tue 20 Jun 2017, 9:30am–2:30pm
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 9:30am–2:30pm
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 9:30am–2:30pm
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 9:30am–2:30pm

Where: Mount Maunganui Beachside Holiday Park, 1 Adams Ave, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

This is a programme for schools and bookings must be made through your school. Ask your school if they’ve registered!

Growing kai (food) is a way of practising kaitiakitanga (guardianship) on our Whenua (lands) as well as promoting the importance of healthy kai free from pesticides and toxins.

The workshop will talk about the importance of food gardens for harvesting and cultivating food crops in the world we live in today. We will also talk about the different types of food planted during the year and the benefits of those foods for our people.

Workshops run from 9:30am to 2:30pm each day at 9:45am, 10:45am, 12:15pm & 1:15pm. Matariki marquee at the Mount Beachside Holiday Park, 1 Adams Ave, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga. Gold coin donation.

For more information please contact Awhina August, General Manager of Te Puna i Rangiriri Trust on 0211437040 or

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