Citizens of Sunny Westport
will be pleased that their fine town has finally made it onto the weather map (press.co.nz).
Seven year old Anna Leat of Arrowtown must be smiling too. As a karate
student, she’s taken on some of Japan’s top students. While she didn’t win against them all, she’s keen and determined to keep training (odt.co.nz).
Down the road in Alexandra is another story of dedication. Thanks to life time donors such as Roly Letham, the New Zealand Blood Service
continues to operate (odt.co.nz) .
Check out this opinion piece by a reporter who, having over-dosed on depressing news has embraced positive media
like a long lost cousin (newsweek.com)
And now for news of the earth
: Good news from The Warehouse. It says it will take 20 million plastic bags
out of circulation in a year.
A Christchurch couple reduced their waste down to one rubbish bag
from a whole year’s rubbish, and celebrated with a packaging-free keg!
seems to have grown up with a great garden, check out optimistworld.com’s account of a scientific study that has been done on the subject!