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 …

Fatherheart INS Sep 2019

Inheriting the Nations is a 3 month residential school from the 21st September to the first week in December. Around 80 students and staff from all over the world come …

Pizza on the lawn

There’s nothing like a calm, sunny autumn afternoon on the front lawn at Arthurs Bay – with the pizza oven in full flow, music, children playing, people sharing and having …