Several cyclists with a variety of bikes attended a Timebank workshop on basic bike maintenance on Saturday the 31st August at the Eco Centre. Peter de Wolfe shared his experience and we covered (without getting on our bikes!) a lot of ground; demonstrations and discussion included useful tools, adjusting bike seat and handlebars for the … Continue reading Cycles of success
On the morning of Saturday 14th September at Anō Anō! (next door to the EcoCentre) about 30 people gathered to celebrate and look back on a decade of timebanking in Kaitāia. In 2009 Kaitāia TimeBank was set up by Rebecca Ranum and members of Transition Towns Kaitāia after she and John Kenderdine got inspired by … Continue reading Celebrating ten years of timebanking
Monday 9th September at 8.30am saw 16 people on Bank Street to unveil the new signs of Anō, anō! Rethink | Repair | Reuse. This was followed by a blessing of the whare inside signaling the opening of the space next door to the Ecocentre Kaitaia and the beginning of Te Wiki o te Reo … Continue reading Anō anō! is all go
Kaitāia TimeBank (KTB) is morphing into Tai Tokerau Timebank (TTT). 'Kaitāia' was becoming an increasingly inaccurate description, with members already between Houhora and Whāngārei! Curently sitting at almost 170 members, the vast majority are within the Far North District Council area, and over a 100 are in and around Kaitāia itself. We're planning several 'relaunch' … Continue reading Timebanking gets bigger and better!