Brooklyn has the following sub groups: Food & Gardening, Transport and Steering group

Welcome to the Transport Subgroup of Transition Town Brooklyn

Our contact person is Belinda Sharp 04 970 1091, belindasharp1 at gmail dot com

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Welcome to the Food & Gardening Subgroup of Transition Town Brooklyn

Brooklyn orchard AA signThe Food & Gardening subgroup has established two ‘share-gardens’: this is where two Brooklyn residents who are no longer able to do much gardening have volunteered their gardens for other people to use.

A community orchard has been established in Harrison Street. The first stage was planted in August 2009 with stage two tree planting taking place in August 2010. » Read more

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Welcome to Transition Town Brooklyn

Transition Town Brooklyn is a network for local people and community groups who want to take practical action to turn the challenges of climate change and the decline of cheap oil into an opportunity for a sustainable and a higher quality way of life.

Transition Town Brooklyn is an Incorporated Society - see rules attached


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Brooklyn Food Group

The Brooklyn Food Group now has a facebook page with up to date information on our community orchard, share gardens and up coming workshops.  Search Brooklyn Food Group to get current news and information.


Resilience by Design: Ecological Footprinting For Resilient Regional Planning

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Location / Venue: 
Victoria University of Wellington, Te Aro Campus

Composting and Worm Farming Workshop




Location / Venue: 
Brooklyn Community Centre

Brooklyn community orchard working bee, 19 June

Every second Sunday in winter, we are running working bees. At the working bees we'll be keeping the grass in check,  weeding, feeding plants and general maintenance of the orchard.

Please bring along tools that you've got.

Come along! It's fun plus you'll do a bit of hard work. We would welcome you for any time you would be able to spare.

Upcoming working bees after this one are on Sundays: 3, 17 and 31 July.

Location / Venue: 
Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington

Grow your own feijoas workshop, Brooklyn, 8 May

Grow your own feijoa workshop poster

Come along to a session by Peter and Rose from Sabzi Organics to learn all about growing your own feijoas in our region.

At the workshop you'll have a chance:

  • ask any question
  • taste different varieties of feijoa
  • buy organic feijoa.

It'll be an informal and fun session.

Cost: $5

Location / Venue: 
Brooklyn Community Centre, Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington
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