Open Mic Night

After neighbour’s night on June 13th we had our first open mic night. The evening was arranged at the last minute by Kimberley and was open to all-comers. Word spread …

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

As part of our winter teaching series Andrew gave us a presentation on how we should be managing waste here at Orama with a particular emphasis on the 3 R’s …

Farewell Kevin

It’s always sad when members of our community move on to the next stage in their journey, and even though Hillary Outdoors instructors aren’t formally part of our community they …

Demelza dives right in

Demelza Scott-Weekly is volunteering for the month of June. She has been spending her time working in the kitchen and also helping Arnie in the garden. Demelza has a great …

Youth Group Recording

Before neighbours’ night on 31st May Kelly Cleave organised for the youth group to come over and record some waiata for use as the sound track on a video she …

What’s with creatives?

Kurt Cobain. Avicii. Chester Bennington. Chris Cornell. Mac Miller. Michael Hutchence. Heath Ledger. Demi Lovato. Robin Williams. Ben Affleck. Amy Winehouse. Charlie Sheen. Courtney Love. David Bowie. Drew Barrymore. Joaquin …

Sylvia garden miracle worker

We love having short-term volunteers and in May we had Sylvia Marshall come and stay for a month. Sylvia is an Office Administrator working at Gateways Christian Fellowship (formerly Palmerston …

Summer Family Camp Dec 2019

Unplug and reconnect. Join us for a week of family fun from the 27th December at our summer family camp here at Orama. This will be a time get away …