A not for profit charitable trust, Wanaka Community Workshop (WCW) operations is heavily reliant on volunteer time, contestable funding and community goodwill to meet its operating budget and outgoing expenses, while balancing the need to deliver the trust’s purposes, which are to build community resilience by enabling community connection; creating social situations where people can… Continue reading ITM Southern Lakes is the new Gold sponsor for Wanaka Community Workshop.
Lilliput Library Cromwell Kidsfirst Kindergaten now has their Lilliput Library up at 25 Gilling Place, Cromwell, New Zealand. A year ago Nicola came into the WCW and asked about the Lilliput Library she had seen in the media. Cromwell kids could really do with one. The workshop had only just started and we were trying… Continue reading Lilliput Library
The first panel was lifted on the 29th of November, three weeks and 300 volunteer hours (and a few sausage rolls) later we have some wood stacked up ready to sell. 14th and 15th of January, between 0900 and 1500 we will have the gates open for buying / collecting wood. Pricing will vary with… Continue reading 10/02/2022 – Fundraising Sale
Mons Royale founder and CEO Hamish Acland attended a Bike-vember event where participants built their own bike rack from waste materials. He and his son Ted enjoyed it so much they came back with the Mons Royale Wanaka Headquarters team. The brief was to lead four teams through a circular design process creating bike racks… Continue reading 17/12/2021 – Mons Royale Circular Design Challenge
During the shift from Anderson Road to the new Three Parks location Mitre10 Mega there was a massive clean up, many items nuts, bolts, screws, tools were put aside as they were missing items or in broken packaging. The Wanaka Community Workshop was the lucky recipient of large quantities of this. During the collection of… Continue reading 15/12/2021 – Recycling Former Mitre10 Wood Rack