Today Peter, Tony and Mike took Dug the Truck out to deliver gardening supplies to people wanting to establish home veggie gardens.
Christine Blance from Christchurch South Community Gardens came with us and supplied 49 tires which were dropped off in Lyttleton St and Bolton St. The tires are filled up with compost and used to grow spuds, pumpkin, yams, etc.
Alex the mechanic from Ace4WD fixed a brake light trailer wiring intermittent problem with a smile.
Lunch for the crew in Addington Bush Reserve cooked by Tracy.
A load of soil was then shifted from Walton St to Walsall St for another garden.
Robyn rang from Ngai Tahu offering help for people in the area. A meeting needs to be arranged soon about this.
In the afternoon, Peter and Mike attended a meeting of Older Adults Network, and spoke about the work Addington Action was doing about the elderly and the situation we have found them in. Great questions, lots of helpful suggestions and some offers of practical help made which have been accepted. One woman offered to donate her late husbands tools to Addington Action which is wonderful and has been gratefully accepted.
Afternoon tea at Christchurch South Community Gardens to catch up.
Josie came from CERA to get some good photos for an article being written.
Jendy from TV3 Campbell Live rang up to finalise filming arrangements for tomorrow morning of the work crew.