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  • Matariki Lantern Walk 2024 – Friends of the Farm

    Matariki Lantern Walk 2024 – Friends of the Farm

    Friends of the Farm hosted another very successful Matariki lantern walk over the weekend. More than 250 people enjoyed bangers, lantern building, an adventure walk under a starry night and hot chocolate!


  • The Recycling Bug

    The Recycling Bug

    One Māngere Bridge family has caught the Recycling Bug and has already saved over 4000kg of metal from the landfill! This is their story…


  • Best bangers in the bridge

    Best bangers in the bridge

    It’s official. The sausages were sensational at the Ambury planting days last year. And the word from this year’s volunteers is that they are STILL sensational!


  • Kiwi Esplanade Mangrove Update from Friends of the Farm

    Kiwi Esplanade Mangrove Update from Friends of the Farm

    Information on mangrove management in our Māngere Bridge area…


  • Māngere Bridge eWaste Day 2024

    Māngere Bridge eWaste Day 2024

    Nearly five and a half tonnes of e-waste was collected on Sat 6 April at Friends of the Farm’s latest recycling initiative…


  • Fixing to fix, repair with care – Māngere Bridge Repair Café

    Fixing to fix, repair with care – Māngere Bridge Repair Café

    Bikes, lamps, clothing, pillowcases, books, soft toys, heaters, timers, scissors, knives, loppers, tablets and fans were among the items brought back to life at our Repair Café.


  • From MOMA New York to Māngere Bridge

    From MOMA New York to Māngere Bridge

    At our recent Friends of the Farm hosted Sewing Bee, we were amused to see how most of us brought along the the same sewing machine. And we learnt a bit of history about that machine…


  • Making it a budget friendly Christmas and holiday season

    Making it a budget friendly Christmas and holiday season

    Friends of the Farm have put on their thinking caps and come up with a few ways to stretch your dollars further and still have a memorable and happy holiday season and reduce waste too!..


  • Colgate Products Only Please! 

    Colgate Products Only Please! 

    With the help of Library, Friends of the Farm (FOF) work with Colgate to recycle your oral care packaging…


  • How do you treat your recycling bin?

    How do you treat your recycling bin?

    Here is a handy video about what you can and cannot put in your recycle bin.