Compost, worm farms and bokashi

November is Kickstart Compost Month so for this month only you can get a $30 subsidy voucher to get you started!

Free $30 voucher for November only

For Kickstart Compost month you can use a $30 subsidy to get you started with home composting. It can be put towards the purchase of compost bins, bokashi and worm farms as well as worms from any of the listed retailers.

To receive the subsidy, download and print off the voucher, or call into any Tasman District Council office, or ask the retailer for the voucher before making your purchase.

Free composting workshops

Want to learn how to make the most of your home compost or bokashi system? Come along to one of our free composting workshop. No need to register, just turn up on the day.

  • Richmond: Saturday 16 November, Bay Landscape, Gladstone Road, Richmond. Drop in any time from 1.00 - 3.00 pm.
  • Golden Bay: Sunday 17 November, Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre (community gardens), Waitapu Gardens, Takaka. Workshop runs from 10.00 am - 2.00 pm, rain or shine. Bring your lunch.
  • Motueka: Saturday 30 November, Mitre 10, High Street Motueka. Drop in any time from 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm.


Participating retailers
Enhance your garden and save money by composting
Getting started is easy
What to compost - and what not to
Setting up your bin
Tips for awesome compost
Bokashi - a two bucket system
Worm farms

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