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Duct Tape Boats & Hobby Hopping

Thank you to all who came along this week to the Maker Club, made some excellent and (mostly) waterproof boats, and stuck it out through the rain to give them a test! Check out some photos at the end of this email. Next week: Hobby Hop! Also known as the

A maker club committee member jumping into a fountain to test out some duct-tape boats
Huge props to Etienne for committing to jumping in the fountain in such wet weather!

Thank you to all who came along this week to the Maker Club, made some excellent and (mostly) waterproof boats, and stuck it out through the rain to give them a test! Check out some photos at the end of this email.

Next week: Hobby Hop!

Also known as the "Speed Dating but with Hobbies" event, we'll be gathering a small variety show of hobbies from our members to run short workshops. So far, this includes:

  • Origami
  • Tie-Dying T-Shirts (BYO T-Shirt!)
  • Sewing or Kandi making
  • Zine making
  • Crocheting

Most materials are provided, but please bring a blank (white) t-shirt if you'd like to participate in the tie-dying.

We'll be kicking off from 5:30 @ the Unleash Space as always, but if you can't make it till later you're still welcome to join in 😊

A Change of Formats

From next week, we'll be changing up the Friday night format a little bit to give you all a bit more freedom to create. From 5:30 we'll kick off with a short challenge or event like above like usual. Unlike in previous weeks, this will be a little more condensed to make room for project time.

This will be your time to spend - whether you want to hang out, work on your own project, or contribute to someone else's. We'll have a variety of "official" projects anyone can contribute to regardless of skill, as well as trained creative technicians hanging around to help out with the more ambitious ideas.

That's it for now, enjoy the highlights below from week three!

💛 , the Maker Club team


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Kia ora! I'm the President of the Maker Club. I help put together the Terrible Ideas Hackathon, Kiwijam, and other odd events with the broad goal of bringing good people together.