On Auckland Anniversary Day, Sustainable Coastlines and The Pallet Kingdom ran a planter box making and seedling planting workshop. 18 people came to the Flagship Education Hub in Wynyard Quarter to learn how to make an herb planter box from upcycled pallets.
Adriana Avendano Christie, founder of social enterprise The Pallet Kingdom gave an inspiring presentation about her work with at-risk youths in our communities and how she teaches them how to produce sustainable, functional pieces of art, furniture and other products from discarded pallet wood.
Attendees created their own pallet planter box and then took part in a seedling planting workshop with foraged iced tea from Fleur Heaton. Thanks to The Pallet Kingdom for showing us how pallet wood can be repurposed into beautiful, practical wood products and to Fleur for her help with seedling planting and the delicious iced tea. Thanks to Panuku Development Auckland for facilitating our presence in Wynyard Quarter.
On Monday 1 February (Auckland Anniversary Day) Adriana Avendano-Christie of The Pallet Kingdom will be joining us down at The Flagship Education Hub in Wynyard Quarter, to show us how to make upcycled herb and garden planter boxes from old timber shipping pallets. This is an exciting interactive workshop where you’ll be able to take home the box you make for a koha (small donation) to cover the cost of materials.
From 2.00pm until around 3.30pm come down to The Flagship Sustainable Coastlines Education Hub in Wynyard Quarter to take part in this awesome session. Please register your participation below in order for us to gauge numbers. The Education Hub is located in Karanga Plaza, on the corners of Jellicoe and Halsey Streets, opposite the ASB Building.
Just bring yourself and some clothes you don’t mind potentially getting a bit of soil or sawdust on. If you would like safety glasses or ear muffs for hammering nails feel free to bring these along, though they are not mandatory.
For more information please contact Fletcher Sunde on [email protected].