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Plastic Free July

It's Plastic Free July, which aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. Joining the challenge is quite simple...choose to refuse single-use plastic during July.  There will be over a million+ people worldwide from 130 countries all making a difference to the world. We at Pookipoiga are pretty passionate about our planet and one of our major ideals is to cut down on plastics, both in store and at home. So we had a bit of pow-wow and made some notes on some of our practices in store and at home. Megan loves her beeswax wraps, which not only look and smell fabulous but last for a year and when you're...

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One Voice Fundraiser 24th May 2017 (4-8pm)

It's that time again! The team at Pookipoiga and Nine Yaks are super excited to invite you, your friends, and your family to our annual fundraising and shopping event on May the 24th from 4-8pm. Our nominated charity is the wonderful One Voice (www.onevoice.org), who provide free showering and hygiene facilities for Melbourne's homeless, among many other wonderful services.There are over 105000 homeless Australians, 28000 are under 24 and 17850 under 17. The figures are staggering. One Voice believes that restoring dignity is the first step to restoring people's lives, and with their newest edition; a mobile shower and laundry van powered by solar panels and natural gas, they can reach more homeless in the community and share some much...

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Happy New Year!

To our phenomenal customers, all of us here at Pookipoiga hope you had a wonderful festive season and are enjoying the beginning of 2017 (hopefully the hangover being long gone!) This year we will be hunting down even more new and exciting products that fit our shop's premise; sustainable, ethical and quirky, that will help share the ❤️ around the world. Remember, change happens one step at a time- so let's all get stepping!  Ox

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We're staying up late - and you're invited!

We're staying up past our bedtimes on Thursday! We know not everyone can get in to see us during the day, so you're invited to pop in while we stay up late - we'll be open from 5-9pm on Thursday, Dec 1. There will be complementary late night snacks and drinks. All you need to do is turn up!  AND...it's not only us that will be open late, Made It Lab (73 Bridge rd, Richmond) will also be making an appearance at our party and keeping their doors open for you. They specialise in handmade, Melbourne-made goodies, so pop in and visit them while you're here. Because it's Christmas, we're even giving an extra little surprise to everyone that spends over $100!...

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Opening Day

Pookipoiga is whisking open its doors on Saturday, Sept 12 from 11am to 5pm. A grand celebration is on its way, but we have too many goodies to wait for a party - we want to share our exciting bits and bobs now. We can't wait! You'll have to come and visit us to really see what we have, but you can bet your life that we are focusing on all that is good. We love our world and want to make sure it sticks around as long as possible, so we've got lots of goodies that are good for you and good for the environment, including lots of brilliant things made in Australia and New Zealand. You can expect...

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