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Summer’s Eve: A Paekākāriki community celebration
December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
BBQ picnic, games, gardening, walk and talk
Come one come all. Share and celebrate as a community at Paekākāriki Orchards and Gardens as we introduce our plan, celebrate the start of the summer season and celebrate a four year license to use this land for the community.
Sunday 1 December
2pm onwards: Gardening bee — come get stuck in and help before we party!
3pm Walk across the land, discover new paths, and find out more about plans for this commons,
3.30pm Kids games and wild play, while the adults plant!
5-7.30pm a shared BYO BBQ and picnic (we will have two barbecues) with live mountain music from Cotton Daisy Backstep from 5pm at the high point of the land, which has now been cleared as a new community gathering area, offering great views.
Read our story by Mark Amery on what is happening in our newest community space, plus a short history in images and words of the journey it took to get here.