Thursday, 22 October 2009

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday October 23

Puketapu Radio presents Blueskin Bay local news in association with

Tomorrow – Saturday – the Waitati Edible Gardeners and the Waitati Energy Project will have displays at the Spring Food Festival at the railway station in Dunedin. This is part of 350, the Global Day of Climate Action being held around the world to raise awareness of global warming and its effects. There’ll be music, face painting, and plenty of information about living sustainably. The festival is on from 1am to 4pm.

Also on Saturday is the Karitane Community Book sale. It runs from 10am to 2pm at the Karitane Hall. There’ll be bargains galore with fiction, non-fiction, fantasy and science fiction, and lots of kids books, plus cooking, gardening, travel and business books. All proceeds go to the Waikouaiti-Karitane River and Estuary Care revegetation project.

Sunday will be your chance to have a look at the new Orokonui Ecosanctuary visitor centre. There will be an official opening between 10.30am and 2.30pm with opportunities to see the new building and walk the main the track. The café will also be open.

Tuesday’s movie offering at the Waitati Film Society is the excellent Korean movie Spring, Summer, Autumn. With stunning photography and a measured pace, this movie delves into the daily reality of Buddhism. Movies are shown at Bill’s Place, Orokonui Rd from 8pm.

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