New Zealand Indigenous Flora Seed Bank

9am - 4pm


Seed Collecting Workshop, (Day 1 of 2)

This workshop is led by Craig McGill NZIFSB Project Leader, at Massey University.  Craig will cover the appropriate methods and protocols for collecting seed for the New Zealand Indigenous Flora Seed Bank.  Attending a workshop is a requirement for anyone wishing to be involved in this project as a collector.

Daphne’s Domino Diamonds

10am - 3pm


with Daphne Randle (2 Day Workshop, Day 2 of 2)

Award winning wool artist, Daphne Randle has turned traditional knitting on its head. Whether you’re an expert knitter, or just getting started – you’ll learn something new at this knitting workshop. Say goodbye to tedious long rows and sewing up seams. Bring a friend and be prepared to have fun.

Thyme Festival Opening & Schools Art Exhibition



Feature Event

Come celebrate the opening at Alexandra Community House, and enjoy this years biodiversity themed art works. Drink and nibbles provided.