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Sustainability events

11 October 2023

UC's Sustainability Office runs a range of exciting events framed around the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals. From cycling and composting to clothes swaps and low-waste cooking, find out about sustainability events at UC.


2024's event and engagement programme will focus on:

  • Travel and transport
  • Composting and growing kai
  • Waste minimisation
  • Biodiversity enhancement

Please check back in on this page for details on our upcoming and most recent events. Most of the events will also be advertised on our UC Sustainability Community Facebook and Instagram pages.

If there is an event that you would like to be involved in as a volunteer, or would like more information, please get in touch with us. We would love to hear from you!

2024 Events Calendar

Please follow the links below to be taken to more information about each event as it becomes available.

DATE           EVENT                
1 - 29 FebruaryAotearoa Bike Challenge
23 FebruaryTe Ngaki o Waiutuutu | Waiutuutu Community Garden Open Day
March (various)Cycle Skill workshops
1 MarchCompost Club Welcome event at Waiutuutu Community Garden
4 MarchEco Volunteer hui
11 MarchHerbalism Workshop at Waiutuutu Community Garden
14 MarchHealing Balm Workshop at Waiutuutu Community Garden
26 MarchOutdoor Film Night at Waiutuutu Community Garden
22 AprilEarth Day: Planet vs Plastics 
26 AprilCity Nature Challenge - Bioblitz Ramble
1 - 7 MayOrganic Week
5 - 11 MayInternational Compost Awareness Week
4 MayŌtautahi Urban Farm Bike Tour
7 MayWorm Farm Workshop at the Wormery
10 May Compost Party 
16 May Clothes Swap
22 May World Biodiversity Day 
1 - 31 JulyPlastic Free July: various workshops
22 SeptemberWorld Car Free Day
23-29 SeptemberMental Health Awareness Week
1 - 31 OctoberBiketober 
18 OctoberWaiutuutu Community Garden Party
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