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EcoFest West 2021

20 Mar 2021 - 18 Apr 2021


Saturday 20 March 2021, 12.00am - Sunday 18 April 2021, 11.30pm

Events take place at various dates, times and locations across west Auckland


EcoMatters EcoHub, 1 Olympic Place, New Lynn, Auckland

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Most events are low-cost or free, see website for full details



EcoFest West is an annual month-long festival in West Auckland celebrating our unique environment and what we can do to care for it.

Organised by EcoMatters Environment Trust, the festival features more than 120 events hosted by a range of West Auckland organisations.

You can learn about biodiversity restoration, sample Māori cuisine, participate in workshops and connect with nature by participating in wetland conservation projects and much more at EcoFest West.

Taking place at various locations across West Auckland, most events are low-cost and whānau friendly.

To see full details of all EcoFest West events, please visit

Funded by the Henderson-Massey, Waitākere Ranges and Whau local boards.


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