Hutt Timebank at MIX Pimp My Jacket

Hutt Timebank News for Mahuru-September 2018

Timebank News Mahuru (September) 2018

Kia ora Timebank Members

Yay it’s spring…I love the change of season and even if it doesn’t always feel like the weather is getting closer to summer, the blossom on my plum tree and longer days are welcome signs!

Big thanks to all of you who came along to support our Mama Mia movie fundraiser last month – we made a profit of $990, but more importantly it was a fun (although a little rowdy!) evening.


Quiz Nights:

This month we have lots of opportunities coming up for connecting with each other. Alisa and I hope to see you at our quiz nights on Tuesdays at the Sprig and Fern Petone – these are a nice way to have some fun together, and are also great fundraisers for the Timebank. Bring some mates and form a team, or just turn up and we’ll pop you in a Timebank team – only $2 per person (maxmum of 6 per team). Quiz starts at 7pm but it’s a good idea to be there between 6.30/6.45 to secure a table.

Hutt Timebank Quiz Nights 2018

Vegan Pot Luck:

We also have a vegan pot luck dinner coming up on 8th Sept, from 4-6pm at The Petone Depot, Doreen Doolan Mall (near Petone Library). Bring some food and the recipe to share. Gold coin koha for The Depot.

Hutt Timebank Vegan Potluck

Our regular community connect lunch at Wesley Village in Naenae is on 19th September.

We’d love you to help us promote our events, so CLICK HERE for our facebook events page and please share these events with your friends and family.

Michelle modelling at MIX Pimp My Jacket Wearable Arts Event

Michelle modelling at MIX Pimp My Jacket Wearable Arts Event

Get Timebanking!

We continue to see our Timebank grow and thrive, but remember Timebanking only works when you as members make it work by participating in trading and events. So if you haven’t traded for a while, do have a think about something you’d like help with, or something you’re able to share with others and pop up a request or an offer.

Alternatively, have a go at responding to someone else’s request or offer – and if you need any help at all with this PLEASE contact me – I am more than happy to give you a hand using community weaver (or re-set your password).

And finally, a very warm welcome to our new members this month – Julia, Liz, Karina, Ellen, and Sarah.

Nga mihi
Kirsten Gendall, Hutt Timebank Coordinator

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Hutt Timebank August News

Hutt Timebank August News

Kia Ora
August News: I can hardly believe it’s August already, the year is flying by and Timebank activities are keeping Alisa and I happily on our toes!
Hutt Timebank is all about connecting people and since we began in 2012, a whopping 5000 hours have been exchanged (5054.25 to be exact at the time I’m writing this) – that’s a lot of people powered community building going on!!
It’s super heartwarming to see the trades occurring through our Timebank as they represent such a wealth of experience, skills and goodwill that is being shared among us.
If you haven’t yet started trading, or haven’t traded for a while – now is a pretty good time to start as Maria has just posted an offer for her chocolates. Click here to Log In.

If you’ve forgotten your password it’s super easy to reset it – just click on the ‘forgot password’ button and you’ll be sorted.

Our upcoming events in the next month are:

  • Mamma Mia movie night: 8 August
  • Community Connect Lunch: 15 August. Ageing Well Room, Wesley Village, 249 Rata Street Naenae. All Welcome.
  • Make your own cleaning products workshop with Granny Eileen: 2-3pm, 1 September at The Rec Hall, Wesley Village, 249 Rata Street, Naenae. To Register: Kirsten, 021 0243 4953
  • Social Quiz Nights at the Sprig and Fern Petone – every Tuesday evening in September. Get there between 6.30 and 6.45 for a 7pm start. Only $2 each.

And finally, a very warm welcome to our new members – Angus  and Allison.

Nga mihi
Kirsten Gendall, Hutt Timebank Coordinator
021 0243 4953,
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Pippi with purple knitted bag trade

A Knitted Bag Trade in Plastic-Free July

It’s Plastic-Free July and good timing for Jordan’s offer of a knitted bag trade:

“Plain knit stitched bags with decorative stars attached”

Here’s what Jordan said:

“I haven’t been knitting for very long and I’ve tried several attempts at getting it all to fit together. The first bag I made was too flimsy so I worked out how to make the bag and handle complete. I’ve made seven now and traded four. This bag was for Kirsten but when Pippi saw it she wanted it!

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Boomerang Bags Party to celebrate 500 bags

July News

Kia ora Timebank Members

Happy Matariki season to you all, hope you enjoyed the sunny and still (although a little chilly) days we had last week, hopefully we’ll get some more in the coming month!

Thanks to those of you who came along and enjoyed hearty soup, warm company and fun games last week at The Petone Depot, it was very pleasant to spend the winter solstice evening with you all.

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Meet Timebanker Jill

Meet Timebanker Jill

I joined Timebank right at the beginning when I moved to Lower Hutt. I didn’t know anyone in the Hutt and didn’t have family around, and so I love the community side of being in the Timebank. Sometimes my health issues have meant that being involved in other things is too much for me, but with Timebank there is no pressure.

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