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Recent Posts

May 10, 2020

It's taken a while, but we are now able to provide firewood for those that get the Work & Income subsidy. We have instructions that the clients are meant to bring their own forms. This is new for us, so please get in touch and we'll try to work through it.

We have a lim...

December 3, 2019

Market now closed until Spring.

Please take a moment to look through our upcoming events over the Summer. There are a couple more to add in the coming months.

There are medicinal, nutritional and sustainability topics on the menu this Summer. Some are free provided throu...

September 26, 2018

Another great initiative from the Waitaki Community Gardens Trust. School holiday activity programmes for the whole family! Find out more here and get your tickets.

September 6, 2018

Strategic Alignment, Momentum, & Inclusion (SAMI) Driver

Full time | Contract role (6-12months)

Applications close: 7 October, 2018

This is an outstanding opportunity to showcase your talents in operational planning, implementation and monitoring to enhance our vibrant Wa...

March 5, 2018

We're having a party, having a party!

That's because we are launching our brand new, super delicious range of own-grown herbal teas.


We've spent summer picking and drying incredible herbs with love. And now it's your chance to be amongst the first to taste these incr...

December 12, 2017

4 weeks ago today, one of our volunteers brought a rescue kitten to the gardens. He'd found it abandoned in a hen house and couldn't take it home (dog, doesn't

December 5, 2017

It's Summer! And that means living is awesome at the Waitaki Community Gardens. There is so much going on... lots of new produce and veggie boxes starting to go out again - yummy, fresh, organic veggies that just make everyone feel good.

October 9, 2017

Spring has sprung and we've been busy behind the scenes too.

We have a whole bunch of initiatives, we're excited to share... the first of which is this brand new website!

It's still a work in progress but it's definitely coming up roses. Watch this space and sign up for...

October 9, 2017

The Oamaru New Worlds (South Hill and Northside) have been donating their surplus Little Gardens to the Waitaki Community Gardens and our Kids Growing programme.

Check out these smiles!

School starts again next week and we'll be there with even more New World Little Gard...

New World's Little Gardens are coming to a school near you! And you get a chance to win spot prizes (yes!) by growing your seedlings... and getting them in the ground!

You just need to take a photo of your New World Little Garden seedling in its pot, and another of it i...

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