Category Archives: Pod Oasis

Moving the Pod Oasis

Moving the Pod Oasis

We recently moved our award-winning Pod Oasis from its location at the Cashel Mall Re:START to Rāwhiti School … Rāwhiti School won the competition to receive the Pod Oasis. We are delighted it will have a new home in a community that, as a result of the earthquakes, has seen three schools close and then merge into one. We felt they were in need of some greening at their new location! Here some photos of that epic move.


Pod Oasis Competition – March 2017

Pod Oasis Competition – March 2017

POD OASIS represents Greening the Rubble’s transitional gardens that have helped revitalise the Christchurch inner city. This an organic haven is inspired by the kowhai seed pod—a symbol of regeneration. As the mall is winding up this year we wish to move the garden to a permanent location, and are hoping the PODS can continue to… Continue Reading

Pod Oasis – Re:Start Mall

Pod Oasis – Re:Start Mall

The Pod Oasis was created as an award-winning garden at Ellerslie International Flower Show in Hagley Park in February 2014. After deconstruction there, it was moved to Re:Start Mall. The concept design by GtR Site Supervisor, Jonathan Hall, and colleagues earned Ellerslie Show grant funding and was built with help from gardener Gina Payne and a team of volunteers. Continue Reading

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