Queens Birthday Work Weekend June 2018

More than fifty friends and family, including several infants, gathered at the Quaker Settlement in Whanganui for a Work Weekend over Queen’s Birthday. The event opened with a shared meal that was followed by an ice-breaker event, and the first of several evenings of games, music and convivial conversation around...

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JUNIOR YOUNG FRIENDS CAMP 16-21 JULY 2013

Eight JYFs brought enthusiasm, insights and camaraderie to The Settlement for 6 days.  Quaker Acres residents were privileged to be able to interact with these young people who very quickly became a “group” caring for and listening to each other.  Activities included, holding a Meeting for Worship for Business, roller skating, insights...

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2015 Summer Work Weekend

30+ folk came together on Summer Work Weekend (March 13-15) with laughter and fun, shovels and chainsaws, to garden, widen access alongside the dam and tidy our Settlement. The weather was delightful, the pool sprung a leak, and there was plenty of honey for all. We came together for work...

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