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Upcoming & Past Local Events

  • Sustainable Living Course Autumn 2023
    Mon, 13 Mar
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    13 Mar, 9:00 am – 27 May, 5:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Tākaka 7110, New Zealand
    Live and learn the future with our 11-week Sustainable Living Course!
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  • Spring Merriment
    Sat, 19 Nov
    Tākaka
    19 Nov 2022, 12:00 pm NZDT – 20 Nov 2022, 8:00 am NZDT
    Tākaka, 24 Waitapu Road, Tākaka 7110, New Zealand
    Come one and all to celebrate the season of Spring! Dance around the Maypole at the Golden Bay community gardens. Enjoy music, games, entertainment, seasonal food, crafts and more.
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  • Natural Building Course
    Thu, 03 Nov
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    03 Nov 2022, 9:00 am NZDT – 07 Nov 2022, 5:00 pm NZDT
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Tākaka 7110, New Zealand
    Join the course for experiential learning about natural building techniques and discover the infinite possibilities and creativity to build with natural components!
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  • Family Folklore Tales around the Fire
    Fri, 07 Oct
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    07 Oct 2022, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Tākaka 7110, New Zealand
    Join us for a cosy evening around the fire with family friendly mythological stories and organic treats!
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  • Pruning Workshop
    Sun, 31 Jul
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    31 Jul 2022, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    Come and learn how to prune a variety of fruit trees for good production and health. We'll also cover tool care and timing of pruning. Suitable for all skill levels. Tutored by our Pruningmeister - Sol Morgan.
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  • Monthly Working Bee - Annual Dead Wood Clean-up.
    Sat, 30 Jul
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    30 Jul 2022, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    There's lots of dead wood around the place that needs to be collected, chainsawed, and chipped. Come along with your chainsaw, pruning gear or just muscles to help chop up some trees for firewood.
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  • Seed Swap Meetup
    Sun, 24 Jul
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    24 Jul 2022, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    Come along and bring your seeds to swap with other keen gardeners and seed-savers. We'll also be sharing a pot-luck lunch, and talking about all things seed-saving - including the re-activation of the Golden Bay seed Exchange.
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  • Friday Night Movie: Yoghurt Utopia
    Fri, 15 Jul
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    15 Jul 2022, 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    How a Spanish psychiatrist and his patients broke out of the asylum. A very inspiring and moving film, providing profound insights and sensitive reflections on the topic of Mental Health, which was one of the key topics at the Sustainability Hui last month.
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  • Agorism: thriving without “money”, part 2 – facilitated by Jules Harper:
    10 Jul 2022, 1:30 pm – 4:20 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    Following on from the presentation shared during the recent Sustainable Golden Bay Hui, this interactive session will look more deeply into money, agorism, voluntarism, sacred economics, compassionate communication, alternative trading systems and natural law.
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  • Friday Night Movies
    Fri, 08 Jul
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    08 Jul 2022, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    This week we have two great short movies: - Mahout: The Great Elephant Walk. - Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure. Come for dinner and movies @ 6.00 pm, or just come for the movies @ 7.00 pm. All the details are below.
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  • GBSLC Matariki & Winter Solstice Gathering
    Sat, 25 Jun
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    25 Jun 2022, 5:00 pm – 27 Jun 2022, 8:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    Bring your friends and family along to GBSLC to celebrate Matariki and Winter Solstice. We'll have plenty of our delicious pizza and other seasonal foods for sale. Come and share a meal with us. Then sit around the fire and share your stories, hopes, dreams and intentions for the new year.
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  • Sustainable Golden Bay Hui
    Sat, 25 Jun
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    25 Jun 2022, 9:00 am – 26 Jun 2022, 5:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    Presentations and a panel discussion on Sustainable Energy Solutions, Farming Diversity, Mental Well-being (especially youth) and Self-organised Communities.
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  • Hemp Hui
    Fri, 24 Jun
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    24 Jun 2022, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, Tasman 7110, New Zealand
    The Hemp Hui presents exciting developments in growing and processing this diverse plant in Golden Bay. From building material to health food, this natural resource has many products to offer. Sorry, but now sold out - join our mailing list and keep updated on future events: ea@michaelmayell.com
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  • Free Movie: Kiss the Ground
    Thu, 23 Jun
    Village Theatre
    23 Jun 2022, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Village Theatre, 32 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
    Kiss the Ground is an inspiring and groundbreaking film that reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies.
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  • Autumn Sustainable living course
    22 Mar 2022, 9:00 am – 27 May 2022, 5:00 pm
    Tākaka, 24 Waitapu Road, Tākaka 7110, New Zealand
    This Eleven week course is for people who think the Earth matters and want the knowledge, skills & experience to make a difference as sustainability change agents. The course is an experience of life in our little paradise at the top of the South Island in New Zealand
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  • Living Sustainable Course - Spring
    05 Sept 2021, 9:00 am – 19 Nov 2021, 1:00 pm
    Tākaka, 24 Waitapu Road, Tākaka 7110, New Zealand
    This eleven week course is for people who think the Earth matters and want the knowledge, skills & experience to make a difference as sustainability change agents. The course is an experience of life in our little paradise at the top of the South Island in New Zealand.
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  • Sustainable Living Course Autumn 2020
    08 Mar 2020, 5:30 pm – 16 May 2020, 2:30 am
    24 Waitapu Rd, 24 Waitapu Rd, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
    This ten week course is for people who think the Earth matters and want the knowledge, skills & experience to make a difference as sustainability change agents. The course is an experience of life in our little paradise at the top of the South Island in New Zealand.
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  • Sustainable Golden Bay Hui
    Sat, 15 Feb
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
    15 Feb 2020, 10:00 am – 16 Feb 2020, 5:00 pm
    Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre, 24 Waitapu Road, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
    Empowerment For A Better World Garden Tour - Weed Walk - Healthy Lunch - Kids Activities Workshops $10 Saturday or Sunday only. $15 for both days.
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