Welcome to the website of Wairarapa Green
The mission of the Wairarapa Green Dollar
Exchange Inc is to facilitate the exchange of
local goods and services amongst the Wairarapa
community, using a complementary mutual credit
currency. Our aim is to strengthen local community
and social climate.
The Exchange began in 1991 offering a LETS
service to members. Markets were held in members
gardens every month or so and "chits" (cheques)
collected and processed by an administrator on a
In 2006 the Exchange joined CES and moved the
database on-line where members can logon and enter
their own transactions and maintain their own
lists of offerings and wants.
In 2008 the Exchange launched the WAIS Voucher
Scheme. These Vouchers enable the whole Wairarapa
Community the opportunity to use a
To become a member you can register on-line at Community
Exchange and select Wairarapa Green Dollar
Exchange as your local group. Otherwise you can
contact our office or email us.
Wairarapa Green Dollar Exchange Inc (aka WAIS or
Wairarapa LETS) has an office in the Wairarapa
Community Centre, 41 Perry Street, Masterton.
Phone 06 3770717.
Our Postal Address is now 41 Perry Street,
Masterton 5810, New Zealand.
Visit the office to sort out all your CES needs,
get trades entered, find out the latest offerings,
join WAIS etc.