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Darren, his partner and their two-year-old live in a rental property in Birkenhead. He has worked with the landlords to set up an urban garden with full composting facilities that is nothing short of amazing. In fact they even process some of the food waste from a nearby café. And whilst Darren’s natural talents for

Auckland’s urban jungle is perhaps not an obvious place to start a composting story, but Ian Boothroyd uses the waste his colleagues produce to create delicious home grown vegetables. Ian works for Boffa Miskell Ltd, an environmental planning and design consultancy based in the CBD. With the support of his colleagues, who were already on

Manurewa Community Teaching Garden is a colourful and abundant piece of land in the heart of Auckland’s southern suburbs. The fun, experimental spirit of the garden’s main mentor, Grant, is in evidence throughout the garden. Pop down on a Wednesday morning or a Saturday and you will find people working away on their allocated piece