Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




927 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 203

Subscriber

Topic # 224007 28-Oct-2017 12:35
Send private message

Do have passion and experience of community gardens?

Great people and communication skills?

Do you enjoy enabling and supporting people?

Te Whare Taonga O Nga Iwi Katoa / Linwood Resource Centre Trust are looking to employ an overseer for 25 hour per week to facilitate our community gardens.

The ideal person will have:

 

     

  • Qualifications or experience in organic gardening / horticulture
  • Experience of working with people with a wide variety of abilities and backgrounds
  • The ability to plan realistically, prioritise tasks and balance competing demands
  • Understanding of community
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A current driver’s license.


For a job description and further information please contact Mona Contractor on:

Tel. 0220 620 733 or 03 981 5594

Email. Mona.linwoodresource@accd.org.nz

Download Job Description Here: http://linwood-community-garden.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Community-Gardens-Overseer-JD-Oct-17.pdf

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

 

 

 

 

A small corner of the gardens.





nunz

Create new topic
484 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 69


  Reply # 1899344 11-Nov-2017 18:49
Send private message

Why are these things always full of leafy greens?
How about stuff people want to eat?
Kumara, tomatoes, capsicum, strawberries (which are easy), corn, beans, zucchini, caulis and such.

 

maybe some fruit - passionfruit, grapes, and so on.

 

 


10760 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1817

Trusted

  Reply # 1899352 11-Nov-2017 19:19
Send private message

Is that Strickland St?


 
 
 
 




927 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 203

Subscriber

  Reply # 1899932 13-Nov-2017 07:57
Send private message

tdgeek:

 

Is that Strickland St?

 

 

No - linwood ave





nunz



927 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 203

Subscriber

  Reply # 1899936 13-Nov-2017 08:01
Send private message

pctek:

 

Why are these things always full of leafy greens?
How about stuff people want to eat?
Kumara, tomatoes, capsicum, strawberries (which are easy), corn, beans, zucchini, caulis and such.

 

maybe some fruit - passionfruit, grapes, and so on.

 

 

 

 

We have grapes, lemons, several varieties of heritage apples, several varieties of peaches, olives, pears, strawberries

 

 

 

also kale - 3 types

 

silverbeet  - 4 types

 

caulis, broccoli, beans (3-5 types) , carrots, pumpkins, tomatos - various varieties, herb gardens, succulnets, bushes, flowers, etc etc etc. Corn in season.

 

 

 

this place has a huge range - one photo doesnt make a garden survey :)

 

 

 

A lot of it comes down to what the individual wants.

 

 

 

If you want to sponsor us a hot house we will happily tackle capsicum , chilli, coffee  and other warm requiring varities.  Passionfuit - not ure how that goes in chch.





nunz

10760 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1817

Trusted

  Reply # 1899940 13-Nov-2017 08:16
Send private message

Is the produce for sale or do community members have their own patch they garden for themselves? I thought the former, but if you are employing someone, its the latter?




927 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 203

Subscriber

  Reply # 1899943 13-Nov-2017 08:22
Send private message

tdgeek:

 

Is the produce for sale or do community members have their own patch they garden for themselves? I thought the former, but if you are employing someone, its the latter?

 

 

 

 

We provide plots for free - the plot 'owners' can do what they want - except we do expect them to turn up once per week to maintain their plot. Nothing worse than stuff sitting useless.

 

The other plots are community. We all work in them, when stuff is grown then the produce is shared. We don't sell produce.

 

The community house has a Maori name, Te Whare Taonga O Nga Iwi Katoa - The house of treasures / resources, for the local people.  Its all about community and helping the locals.

 

I get paid from funds raised through charities such as Tyndal foundation.





nunz

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.