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Join us for the Great Green Day Out in Lower Hutt

Submitted by on October 25, 2011 – 5:44 pm

Let us take you on a free guided tour of projects helping to make Lower Hutt a greener, more sustainable place to live, work and play.

*   Saturday 29 October
*   9am – 5pm
You’ll hear about the projects from the people who know them best and you may even be inspired to get involved.

Join us for a full day bus tour hosted by Councillor Lisa Bridson or pick the projects you want to know more about and meet us there.

The tour is open to anyone keen to learn more about economic sustainability in Lower Hutt.

Here’s where we’re going:

9am                 Welcome, Hutt City Council’s building on Laings Rd

9.30am             Coast Care with Friends of Petone Beach, Petone Settlers Museum, Petone Foreshore

10.15am           Our waterways with Friends of Waiwhetu Stream and  Friends of Hutt River, Riverside Dr, near Birdwood Road Bridge

11am                 Transition Town’s Koha Café, Alicetown Community Centre, 38 Victoria St

11.40am           Lower Hutt Enviro Centre, Percy Scenic Reserve, 5 Dowse Dr

12.15pm           Hutt Horticultural History, Horticultural Hall, next to Town Hall on Laings Rd

12.45pm           Youth Environmental Sustainability, Hutt Valley High School, Woburn Rd

1.30pm              Enviro Schools, Epuni Primary School, 313 Waiwhetu Rd

2.30pm              Great Start Taita, Great Start House, 5 Cooper Street

3.30pm              Ecological Corridors and Wetlands with Forest and Bird, Waiu Wetland, Waiu St, Wainuiomata

Correctly answer a question at each project stop and go in the draw to win a fantastic green-themed prize.

To secure your place on the bus or for more information contact Peter Foaese, 570 6767 or email peter.foaese@huttcity.govt.nz

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