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Nau Mai, Haere Mai! Welcome to Vogelmorn Precinct

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Vogelmorn’s Best Coffee
If you haven’t already heard, Vogelmorn Community Group are now running their very own ‘community cafe’ out of the former Bowling Club kitchen! (The same location Damascus still use and The Green Cafe once did.) It’s being run by local musician and organiser of our very successful Vogelmorn Sessions events, Tim Key.
Voting at Vogelmorn
Saturday 12th/13th & 19th September, Vogelmorn Hall

Vogelmorn Hall will host a polling booth on Saturday 12/Sunday 13 and on election day, Saturday 19 September.

If you’re interested in working on the elections you can apply to: https://elections.nz/jobs/work-at-the-2020-general-election/.

Morning Rave with Chikaa + Nektah

Saturday 8th August from 10am – 12.30pm, Vogelmorn Hall

The Conscious Rave movement has been rising the world over for many years now, with ‘morning raves’ and ‘ecstatic dance’, more people are realising that good times can be sober times, based on great music, a chance to dance and make fun connections.

Join DJ CHIKAA and NEKTAH (Jodine and Rebecca Bee), as they tour 8 different locations in NZ bringing ferociously good electronic tunes, live vocals, dance activation exercises, as well as immersive PLAYshops, to a community near you.

Read more here.

Ottolenghi and the Palestinian Table


Tuesday 11th August from 6.30 – 8.30pm, Vogelmorn Bowling club

Hands-on cooking class making easy-to-follow vegetarian recipes from recent popular Middle Eastern cookbooks. .Authentic and delicious Middle Eastern home cooking! We’ll make a FEAST of 10 dishes to share. Wendy, your chef, supplies all the vegetables from her organic Wellington vegee garden. She’ll also bring a few extra treats for you to sample! When you’ve finished cooking we will all sit down for a relaxed feast together

Jim Wisp live recording and show

Sunday 30th August from 5.00pm – 6.00pm, Vogelmorn Hall

Jim Wisp is a 5 piece band with a unique line-up of violin, cello, tabla, drums, bass, guitar, keys and vocalists aplenty. With members coming from NZ Opera, several Wellington orchestras, The Aviators, Balkany, Gizmosaic and Planet Hunter; they are a group with a lot of tricks up their sleeves. Within a song they travel from tiny, fragile moments to powerful cathartic releases and every performance is a journey of complexity and significance. This show will be recorded and filmed for their upcoming EP Silhouettes which they sincerely hope will knock your socks off.

Doors open at 4.30pm
Koha entry at the door

Words Matter: workshop based on NVC

Weekend of 5-6 September 2020, 10:00-17:00, Vogelmorn Bowling Club

“What you say next will change your world” (Marshall B. Rosenberg)

Words have power. The words we use to speak to ourselves can impact how we feel and respond. The words we use to others can influence our relationships and the ease with which we connect.

This workshop is based on Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and is suitable both for those who want to learn and those with experience who want to practice NVC.

Deep Ecology Day – Wellington: Facing Change Together

Sunday 22nd November, 10:00-17:30, Vogelmorn Bowling Club

We are alive at an extraordinary moment in time: It is a time of growing uncertainty, as climate catastrophe looms, the sixth mass extinction accelerates, and the wounds of inequality and inhumanity are laid bare. It is also a time of great possibility when creativity, courage, and collective action can change the political and ecological landscape for future generations. A time when many of us are seeking ways to reconnect to one another and to the living Earth, and to bring forth our particular gifts to contribute.

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