Te Papanui Te Papanui – Earth Matters is an extravaganza of sustainable living and action in our community. Including local community groups, organisations and businesses, Te Papanui aims to inspire and enthuse people on their sustainable living journey.
On offer at Te Papanui – Earth Matters is the opportunity to interact with some cute creatures (lizards, frog and birds), take a spin on an electric bike with Evolocity, and marvel at the opportunities and possibilities of waste minimisation with Kaivolution and E-Cycle. Learn about solar power and smart water use and enjoy discovering the fruits of the rito with Nga Hua O Te Rito, our local, inspirational weaving group. The Eco Shop will  be there to dazzle you with an array of products that make sustainable lifestyle choices just that little bit easier, and the ever popular MAKE will showcase the ease of making your own beauty and cleaning products – saving money and the planet all at once! The Sustainable Business Network will share their stories, demonstrating just how possible it is to integrate sustainability into business practice. Also, new to Te Papanui this year is Hamilton’s first clothes library!! Wear your style and share the joy of fashion without costing the environment. With all this and more, Te Papanui – Earth Matters will surely delight all hearts and minds.