Author Archives: Kristen Bracey

2018 AGM – Tues. 17 July at 5.30pm. All welcome!

Please join us for our Year Three AGM, warm soup and snacks at VCW, 11 Allen Street, North East Valley at 5:30 17 July. We look forward to seeing you.If you would like to join the VCW Committee, or the VCW … Continue reading

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A friendly reminder subscriptions are due, AGM Minutes and financial report

V.C.W. Subscription – For only $30 p.a. you can help support the kaupapa of the VCW. We can offer a small discount on classes and using tools and the hoist to members. We welcome larger donations from those who are … Continue reading

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Sustainability snapshots at the VCW Tues. 25 July 5.30-7pm, plus a short AGM

Valley Community Workshop members will share some of the community resilience/ sustainability projects they are involved in, and are keen to hear about others – actual or potential! Informal 5 min. talks on: an app for identifying sources of draughts, solar … Continue reading

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We want to add a new activity to the purpose statement in our VCW Rules, to more accurately reflect what we are doing.

You can read the proposed amendment below, or in detail here: ValleyCommunityWorkspaceInc.Rules showing proposed amendments 25 July 2017 AGM Purpose: (i)        To educate promote for a sustainable low-carbon future for the benefit of the public of Dunedin and environs … Continue reading

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Listen to member Peter McDonald talk about the VCW on Access radio

Peter gave a great rundown on what’s happening at the VCW on Access Radio recently. You can listen to the 10 min. podcast here.

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ChargeUp Dunedin- Information sharing meeting about what’s happening on the electric car scene – Wed. 19 Oct 4-6pm

A lot has changed on the EV scene in a year and there are exciting developments on the horizon. Last year VCW partnered with the Otago Polytechnic to host a very successful EV information sharing meeting, ChargeUp Dunedin. We thought … Continue reading

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Application to EECA to fund a feasibility study for an electric car sharing scheme has been submitted!

Another great project initiated by a VCW member! Tom Mc Kinlay got the ball rolling, bringing together interested parties to explore potential projects that would meet the Government’s ‘Low Emissions Vehicle Fund’ criteria this round. Several ideas were explored, before … Continue reading

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Fill in our survey to help us gauge interest in an electric car sharing scheme for Dunedin

Car sharing schemes overseas commonly involve swipe-card access to a shared fleet of vehicles. Users just pay for the time they have the car. They have been shown to reduce car traffic, support active and public transport, and save money. … Continue reading

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Interested in being part of an an electric car sharing scheme? Meeting Sun. 25 Sept at 3pm

EECA has $4 million in a Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund to co-fund initiatives that will help address the country’s transport emissions and make the most of our renewably generated electricity. In in the first year they are looking for … Continue reading

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AGM Minutes, including a call for people to join the VCW formally as one way to show your support!

VCW AGM Minutes 2016  The inaugural VCW AGM was a great combination of business and pleasure. It was very satisfying to reflect on everything we have achieved over the last year, and we are feeling positive about the future. We … Continue reading

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