Herbal Medicine Making - Summer Harvest Second Workshop
10:00 AM10:00

Herbal Medicine Making - Summer Harvest Second Workshop

Due to popular demand we are running a second Summer Harvest workshop, subject to receiving 7 enrolments. Should this number not be reached you will be refunded in full or given a credit to a later workshop of your choice.

Learn how to make your own natural remedies for your herbal medicine cabinet in this practical workshop. Late summer is a wonderful time for harvesting herbs for medicine making, many of which you will find in your own back yards. In this workshop we will focus on cooling herbal preparations that support wellness in the hot summer days:

-Forage and identify herbs in the forest garden
-Make an antiseptic remedy for your first aid kit and a soothing herbal gel for sunburn, bites and rashes
-Enjoy a herbal smoothie, refreshing herbal drinks and food while you learn the skills to make your own potent herbal medicines.

-Afternoon tea food and drinks
-Herbs and equipment for medicine making

Take home:
-Herbal antiseptic remedy
-Soothing herbal gel

Date: Saturday 24th February 2018
Time: 10 - 5pm
Location: Omata, New Plymouth

Cost: $85. Tickets available for purchase on our website.

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Boomerang Bags Sew-a-thon
10:00 AM10:00

Boomerang Bags Sew-a-thon

Come along for an hour or 4 - totally up to you. Help Taranaki Enviroschools sew reusable bags for the community. You even get to take one home. 

We also need help with stamping the pockets, cutting materials & ironing. 

If you want to bring your own machine that's fine ,otherwise machines will be available to use. 

You could even learn a new skill :-)

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Community Guided Snorkel Day
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Community Guided Snorkel Day

Experience Marine Reserves - Ngamotu Beach Community Guided Snorkel Day

Come and see the amazing underwater life at Ngamotu Beach if you look carefully you might see- Sea cucumbers, starfish, Sea anemone, variety of fish and so much more. 

Free fun for the whole family, come and learn how to snorkel no experience required. We have all the gear you need just bring your togs, towel and drink/food. There will also be information displays by Nga Motu Marine Reserves Society

Big thanks to our supporters, sponsors and volunteers who make this day possible including; Port Taranaki, DOCF funding, Wild for Taranaki, DOC, Seaweek 2017 and Oceans Alive NZ.

In case of bad weather or poor water visibility the postponement date is Saturday 16th December keep an eye on this event where we will post postponement information the Thursday beforehand. 

If you would to volunteer as a snorkel guide or would like more information please contact Denise dgoodman@doc.govt.nz


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