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What a Plant Knows -- A
Field Guide to the Sense
of Your Garden -- and
Beyond. By: Daniel Chamovitz
Publisher: Oneworld 2012
How does a Venus flytrap know when
to snap shut? Can a fern get jet lag?
Do roses remember the romance
of springtime? David Chamovitz
presents a beguiling exploration of
ow plants experience our shared
arth -- in terms of sight, smell, touch,
earing, memory and even awareness.
An inside look at the life of plants that
will surprise and delight.
The Tower Mill. By: James
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
A story about anger and grief and the bond
between mother and son. It's also a story about
politics, when two decades of backroom deals
entire state to
Waimakariri Photo Hunt
"The Ordinary is Extraordinary"
Share your photos of 20th century people
and places and help build a photographic
archive on the Kete website - ketewaimakariri.
Categories: People -- families, cultural and
social events. Places -- buildings, towns and
Submitted photos will be scanned and
returned. Each photo must be accompanied
by a submission form. Submit photos at your
local library or at libraries.waimakariri.govt.
nz. Submissions close Wednesday
31 October 2012.
Is looking for an Independent Chairperson to lead
this innovative group! WHAG was established in
2006 and members currently represent a cross
section of 15 health sectors. Their role is to
provide advice to the Waimakariri District Council
on health issues, to be a forum where health
needs are discussed and to progress shared
solutions and approaches across the District.
Please contact Madeleine Burdon, Community
Development Advisor, Waimakariri District Council
for an information pack and application form on
Rangiora (03) 311 8900 or Kaiapoi (03) 327
6834, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or
download from our website www.waimakariri.govt.nz
Applications (in writing) close at 5pm on Monday
15th October 2012.
D Y CHEMICAL
HOU EHOLD CLEANE
AU OMO IVE P ODUC
PAIN & OLVEN
• Please dispose of all household hazardous waste
before leaving your Red Zone property.
• Hazardous waste can be disposed of for free at
Southbrook resource recovery park.
• Hazardous waste is any waste product that has the
potential to cause harm to human health and/or the
• If a product is corrosive, flammable, reactive or toxic,
it can be hazardous
A REMINDER FOR RED ZONE
RESIDENTS LEAVING THEIR
WHAT IS HAZARDOUS WASTE?
Lesley Ottey, our
Community Educator, will
r unning a
workshop on how to make compost and set up a worm farm at
the Kaiapoi Community Garden in Hilton Street, on Wednesday
10 October at 10am. Everyone is welcome to drop in to learn
how to deal with their green waste and food scraps, and to
reduce what gets thrown into their rubbish bag or bin.
The Council has EM Bokashi (or ZingBokashi) and Earthmaker
Compost Bins for sale 'at cost'. You can buy ZingBokashi kits
and bags of Compost Zing at one of our service centres, and
the compost bins can be purchased for $177 at the ReSale
Store (Southbrook resource recovery park) in Flaxton Road.
Check out our website for more information at waimakariri.
Solid Waste Asset Manager
First Choice for Knowledge
Compost & Worm Farm
Workshop at Kaiapoi
now Why the Caged
d Sings. By: Maya
gelou Publisher: Virago
ya Angelou beautifully
okes her childhood with her
andmother in the American
outh of the 1930's. She has
nown trauma, discrimination
nd extreme poverty, but also
hope and joy, celebration and
achievement; loving the world,
she also knows its cruelty. A
classic coming-of-age story.
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