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Clean, green family fun at free eco-living event

26 February 2013

Clean, green family fun at free eco-living event

Curious Kiwis can get their hands dirty and learn ways to keep the planet clean and green while having fun at EcoDay in West Auckland on Sunday 10 March.

The free sustainability-focused event will feature workshops covering everything from earth-building to raising backyard chooks, alongside exhibits from green businesses, and markets offering eco-friendly, recycled and fair-trade goods.

Kids can grow their green credentials with an interactive Kid’s Zone where they can create sculptures from recycled materials with eco-artist Andrew Hall, learn how to ride a unicycle and participate in environmental story-telling with Fairy Clare.

EcoDay 2013
Date: Sunday 10 March
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: Olympic Park, Portage Road, New Lynn
Cost: FREE
www.ecoday.co.nz

EcoWest Festival 2013
EcoDay is the premier event on the EcoWest Festival calendar. The EcoWest Festival is a month-long programme of events from 1 to 31 March that celebrate and inspire sustainable living, coordinated by EcoMatters Environment Trust and supported by Auckland Council and The Trusts Community Foundation. For more information visit www.ecowest.org.nz.

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