COMMUNITY APPLE PRESSING

On Saturday 16th March Brigitte Hund generously brought her apple press to the Settlement so that we could experience processing some of our apples collected over the Summer Work Weekend.  Some of the juice was pasteurised to keep as juice and some was raw to ferment for apple cider vinegar.  

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Wood Chipping

Waitangi day 2013 saw a group of people catching up with the chipping pile. Always a huge task and appreciated by those that weren’t able to help. Photo above: Loading the chipper Unloading the chips into the food forest

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Queens Birthday 2012

Queen’s birthday is our traditional work weekend when F/friends from around the country come along and help us with some of the big outside jobs.  It is a weekend for work, fun and reconnection with communal work, laughter, music and song including a Sunday night concert. Here are some photos...

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Queen’s Birthday Weekend 2011

Queen’s Birthday weekend is a traditional work/fun/family weekend when F/friends from around the country come and help out with larger projects at the Settlement. 2011 was a big year as it was the start of replanting the area where a pine block had been harvested at the end of 2010....

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