Kaicycle Workshop: Composting 101

5 Hospital Rd, Newtown, Wellington | Saturday 6 May, 9am – 12.30pm

Join Kaicycle for their hands-on workshop on all things compost!

Workshop content:

  • what Kaicycle are aiming for in the Wellington region
  • compost ingredients and carbon: nitrogen ratios
  • what NOT to compost
  • how to structure a stable, ventilated pile
  • compost maintenance: monitoring moisture & temperature levels
  • static, no-turn vs turned piles
  • how to use microbes to speed up the process

What to bring

  • dress for the weather (warm clothes, raincoat, gumboots, sunhat etc). The event will go ahead no matter the weather!
  • notepaper and pen if that is helpful for you
  • sample of your own compost if you have any


Regular tickets cost $75. If cost is a barrier, Kaicycle are offering some $50 and $25 reduced tickets. Please consider the ‘pay it forward’ ticket option if you can to help them to continue offering reduced tickets.

For all enquiries, email Phoebe, community manager:

Visit their website here to buy your ticket: https://kaicycle.org.nz/composting-101

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