The ReCreators, Upcycle DIY Events


Phone 021626367

Organisation Category: Arts & Recreation Services, Education & Training, Information, Manufacturing, and Wholesale Trade

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    The ReCreators deliver DIY skills-based upcycling events and workshops across the Auckland region.  Our classes teach both adults and children, the practical skills required to reimagine materials into a new life.  The circular economy is materials-focused and our events showcase how to transform reclaimed materials into new value.

    2021 Workshop Menu:

    • Circular Product Design (10 week Course)
    • Woodworking & Power Tools 101 (Make a chopping board, planter box, small table, farmhouse table & Chairs)
    • Wooden Furniture Restoration
    • Upcycle Painting Techniques (colourful furniture and decor)
    • Sewing Machine 101 and designs
    • Sewing Machine 102 and designs
    • Macramé
    • Jewellery Making & Dot Art
    • Journal Making
    • Mindful Dot Art
    • Potions & Lotions (DIY beauty & cleaning)
    • Butters, Balms & Creams ( body, hand, face lotions)
    • Make a Loom & Weave (wood or cardboard versions)
    • Air Dry Sculpture & Painting (2 part session)
    • Paper Clay Sculpture
    • Kids Woodwork
    • Kids Sewing (hand made toys and accessories)
    • Kids Jewellery & Braid Making
    • Origami
    • Kids Weaving

    Our team also has designed a variety of upcycled products for sale. We also work with businesses to design solutions for “waste materials”.


    • Reusable face masks
    • Reusable menstrual products
    • Corporate gift bags
    • Plastic free worm farm
    • Wooden earrings (laser cut and hand painted)
    • Kids DIY Kits
    • Wooden soap dish
    • Circular Beauty Products with White Cloud Skincare
    • plus custom orders…

    Upcycling/repurposing will be a core part of a new circular economy,  addressing the global waste problem but also providing income and employment in our local community while teaching skills to prevent destructive over-consumerism.

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    Sustainability Highlights:
    • Towards Zero Waste
    • Wellbeing-Community-Health
    Sustainability Actions:

    The ReCreators mission is enable our community to "Reimagine Waste into Value" by teaching the creative design and DIY skills required to complete a project.

    Awards and Certifications: Living Wage
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Listing last updated 28/08/2019