Let us care about Whāingaroa

The Whāingaroa Environment Center is an information, resource and action hub, supporting environmental education and sustainability.
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Our Vision

Our vision is that Whaingaroa is an environmentally sustainable, healthy and resilient community.

You’ll find us in the Town Hall on Raglan’s main street. We have a range of information displayed on local environmental issues. We raise awareness about environmental issues, promote environmentally sustainable practices in our community and deliver environmental education programmes and workshops.

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Come and get involved, meet people, help us make a difference to our environment and the well being of our eco-Raglan community.


Find out about the latest environmental education and community events in and around Whaingaroa/Raglan.


Meet some of our partner organisations and people who support our environmental projects…

Upcoming Events

Sun. 08 APril 2018
10am - 11:30am

Harvest celebration

Join the Crop Swap, Community Gardens and Seedbank teams to celebrate the abundance of kai in Whaingaroa! Shared brunch at the Community Gardens (behind the Police Station).
Come with a plate of food to share, especially something you have harvested recently if you can.

THU. 12 APRil 2018
From 7PM

Living the Change film screening

Join us for a special screening of the inspiring documentary, “Living the Change” at Raglan Old School Arts Centre.
Tickets on sliding scale $5 children - $10 unwaged - $15 waged.

Join our Community Gardens

We coordinate the community gardens in Raglan to ensure this community space (and the plants within it) flourishes.

We take every opportunity to enable our community to access healthy sustainable organic food.

Crop Swap

Regular gatherings enable community connection and sharing of abundance through exchange of homegrown or homemade goods.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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