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New Zealand Ninja Baking Drop

July 6, 2015 – 6:00 am |

New Zealand Ninja Baking Drop – By Joyce McDonald
Fancy doing something you love to make someone else’s day?  In celebration of New Zealand’s national Random Acts of Kindness day (Tuesday …

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Help Baron Hasselhoff box up his beauties!

July 5, 2015 – 6:43 pm |

28a78fa19f99e5fa8f23bddd1b9fca31_originalAfter 3 years of creating the most delightful gluten-free, vegan and organic cookies, it’s time to box these babies up. Baron Hasselhoff needs your help to take his packaging to a whole knew level!


Okay, it’s clear, Baron Hasselhoff’s is reaching out to the world for support in spreading our gluten-free goodness far & wide.


And before you put your name down for one of these already sought after rewards, before you show us the money honey, you want to hear from us what we want the moolah for… So here we go…

We need a BOX for our babies! Help us to give Baron Hasselhoff’s cookies a real opportunity to shine.

We started off as a part time Sunday morning bakery, slowly moving step-by-step to the stage we are at now: a full

Vegan, organic, gluten free Mexican Snickerdoodle by Baron Hasslehoff

Vegan, organic, gluten free Mexican Snickerdoodle by Baron Hasslehoff

time operation making deliciousness.

We developed these three varieties of cookies,a lot of tasting and fine tuning, oh and tasting, did we mention the tasting?


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Moving forward with the plastic bag dilemma

July 5, 2015 – 6:27 pm |

By: Newsroom Plus
They were first patented in 1965, but really only gained popularity in the mid 1980’s.
Now there are between 500 billion and 1 trillion produced annually and New Zealanders uses approximately 1 billion of …

Organic Vines Shine in Side-by-Side Trial

July 4, 2015 – 12:40 pm |

Media Release
1 July 2015
From: Organic Winegrowers New Zealand
Organic Vines Shine in Side-by-Side Trial
The final results of a groundbreaking three-year national organic grapegrowing trial are in – and the organic vines have come out shining.
In the …

Project NZ – Telling good stories for business success

July 2, 2015 – 1:47 pm |

By Alex Williams – Sustainable Business Network
Businesses will have the opportunity to learn how to effectively communicate their sustainability progress, both to their markets and internal teams, at the Project NZ: Telling Good Stories conference at …

Wellington Real Food Challenge this July

July 1, 2015 – 11:35 am |

By Sarah Adams – Wellington City Council
“How can we ensure access to fresh and healthy food for everyone in the Wellington region – now and into the future?” This is the question being addressed in The …

Kiwi celebrities support sustainability campaign with selfies

June 26, 2015 – 6:00 am |

Arthur Green is the latest star to show his support for Conscious Consumers #CountMeIn crowdfunding campaign by telling the world through social media why he wants to be counted as a conscious consumer.
The Bachelor NZ …

Join Club Happyzine and win a photo shoot with Nelson photographer Krissy Broderick!

June 24, 2015 – 11:49 am |

Club Happyzine members – win a Nelson photoshoot with photographer Krissy Broderick!
About Krissy:
Everyone dreams of finding something that they love doing …
Krissy Broderick, 22, has lived in Nelson her whole life. She completed her Bachelor of …

Guide launched to close office refurbishment waste loop – guinea pig office wanted!

June 24, 2015 – 11:00 am |

MEDIA RELEASE – Sustainable Business Network
24th June 2015
World’s first guide to ‘circular’ office launched
Office refurbishment in New Zealand is set to undergo a shake up with the launch of the world’s first guide to creating …

Club Happyzine members: win new Moreish reawaken eye cream (superfood for skin)

June 24, 2015 – 10:54 am |

All natural reawaken eye cream is a nourishing cream to firm and repair the delicate eye contour.  This rich formula momoisturises the delicate eye area while firming and reducing the appearance of fine lines and …

Christchurch students in Nepal during quake raise more than $20,000

June 22, 2015 – 11:04 am |

By Kip Brook | Make Lemonade
 Christchurch schoolgirls who were in Nepal during the devastating April earthquakes have helped raise more than $20,000 for the Nepali recovery effort.
Twenty six students and four teachers from St Margaret’s …

Green themed film project for youth offers free film-making workshops across Aotearoa

June 18, 2015 – 6:00 am | One Comment

The free film-making workshops that offer a pathway for young New Zealanders to make their mark on the world stage are underway again.
The workshops are part of The Outlook for Someday film project, which supports …

Organic Grower Forks Out to Hundreds of Staff to Encourage Healthy Eating

June 17, 2015 – 12:41 pm |

New Zealand’s largest organic apple grower is going the extra mile to educate employees about healthy eating, serving up daily organic meals for hundreds of staff.
Bostock New Zealand has significantly invested in a new purpose …

Leading Maori artists feature in Wellington Matariki festival

June 17, 2015 – 12:38 pm |

Major exhibitions by leading Māori artists feature at Wellington galleries during the Wellington Matariki Festival which opens next week.
Eight of Wellington’s museums and art galleries are presenting the Wellington Matariki Festival featuring more than 60 …

Join Club Happyzine and you could win a Natural Cream Deodorant!

June 16, 2015 – 3:47 pm |

Join Club Happyzine this week and you’ll go in the draw to win this scrummy all natural deodorant:
It’s All Good Natural Cream Deodorant a totally natural, aluminium free deodorant.  It’s made up of organic butters …

Join Club Happyzine and win a pack of vegan, gluten free, organic Mexican Snickerdoodles!

June 16, 2015 – 3:14 pm |
Join Club Happyzine and win a pack of vegan, gluten free, organic Mexican Snickerdoodles!

Join Club Happyzine this week and go in the draw to win one of two packs of delicious Mexican Snickerdoodles from Baron Hasslehoff‘s.
To learn how to join Club Happyzine click here.
The mexican Snickerdoodle is an out …

Entries open for 2015 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards

June 16, 2015 – 12:34 pm |

16th June 2015
Entries open for 2015 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards
The Sustainable Business Network (SBN) announced today that entries are now open for the 2015 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.
The NZI Sustainable Business …

New Zealand’s largest public sculpture gifted to Christchurch

June 11, 2015 – 8:01 pm |

A new permanent landmark can be seen standing tall over the Canterbury Plains today, as Neil Dawson’s Fanfare, New Zealand’s largest public sculpture, was officially presented and illuminated for the first time yesterday.
The Karanga/Blessing/Mihi by …

Is it Better to Party or Starve for Social Justice?

June 8, 2015 – 7:52 pm |

By Ange Palmer
A comment by someone dear to me in response to my call for support for a wonderful event in New Zealand called Climate Karanga prompted me to write this post. They said
“not doing anymore last …

New Zealand’s only green fashion week kicks off in less than one week, featuring latest in sustainable and ethical clothing

June 4, 2015 – 6:00 am |

New Zealand Eco Fashion Week kicks off in Lower Hutt (9-13 June). A limited number of tickets to events are still available atecofashionweek.nz.
With tickets starting at $10, the event makes high fashion accessible to a …

Join Conscious Consumer’s online flash mob and spark a thunderclap June 3rd

May 24, 2015 – 6:25 pm |

“On the third of June we’re launching one of NZ’s largest crowdfunding campaigns – #CountMeIn – to help build a revolutionary idea that will transform every dollar you spend into a vote for a better …

Help 50 keen Dunedin youth experience street art with We Are the Future theme

May 22, 2015 – 6:00 am |

Dunedin youth will work alongside three artists to paint a 67 meter long mural in South Dunedin, if they can generate the funding on pledgeme in time.
The Malcam Trust and local artists are collaborating  with …