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Article Archive for April 2011

Ekodo: Song Of Ekodo

April 19, 2011 – 5:38 pm |

Because it is a feeling universe where thinking is such a tiny insignificant part of the whole that our celebrations of thinking and theories are like celebrating a grain of sand when if we stood up and looked around

Natural, Sustainable Beekeeping in New Zealand

April 19, 2011 – 5:36 pm | One Comment

By Marcia Meehan.
My honey bees Apis mellifera, are precious in more ways than one. . . Some people understand that without our food plants being pollinated, except for the likes of rice and some cereals, …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 356 – Brittany Packer – Keep Your Eye On Her, Oh Yeah.

April 19, 2011 – 5:00 pm |

Working online, there are people I’ve been emailing or skyping for years who I haven’t yet met in person.  Many of them are some of New Zealand’s most motivated, making it happen people, a large …

Eco-Jeweller Nick Feint – Saving the Planet One Wine Bottle at a Time

April 18, 2011 – 5:38 pm | 4 Comments

It’s times like these I really love my job. After a busy morning on the computer, it’s just me, the National Programme and the tar seal as I drive towards the Abel Tasman National Park. …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 355 – The Kahikatea

April 18, 2011 – 5:00 pm | 2 Comments

Today I found myself surrounded in old native forest with some of my most favorite people.   As we walked deeper and deeper into the forest I felt myself absorbing the clean air and relaxing.
This is …

Applications Now Open for the New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD)

April 18, 2011 – 4:35 pm | 3 Comments

Applications are now open for the New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) to the seventeenth annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held in Durban, South Africa, taking place at the end of …

Letting Space Invite You to Join Us for a Conversation with Artist Colin Hodson About His Work Led by Martin Patrick

April 18, 2011 – 9:29 am |

Letting Space invite you to join us for a conversation with artist Colin Hodson about his work led by Martin Patrick, from within the work:
7.30pm This Wednesday 20 April, 7.30pm
139 The Terrace, Wellington
We will gather …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 354 – What’s Your True Hearts Desire?

April 17, 2011 – 8:10 pm |

When I was a little girl I bought my first album.  It was a record.  It was the eighties.  Rattle and Hum.  I loved U2.  I loved the raw emotion in their music.  I loved …

Attention Palmerston North Frockers!

April 16, 2011 – 9:11 pm |
Attention Palmerston North Frockers!

We hope you’ve been enjoying the mostly good cycling weather of the past month. We’ve organised a workshop on how to repair punctures and a ride for this coming Sunday. Details below:
When: …

Attention Nelson Frockers!

April 16, 2011 – 8:58 pm |

Some fantastic Frock Day Out events to put into your calendar.
Saturday 30th April
Autumn Ride in the countryside, on Saturday 30th April, leaving from the Sprig and Fern in Brightwater and organised by Rose. …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 353 – Man Invents Way to Harvest Oil from Plastic (of course)

April 16, 2011 – 6:08 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 353 – Man Invents Way to Harvest Oil from Plastic (of course)

I believe that as our needs change, we possess enough intelligence and imagination to generate new solutions to meet those needs.  Every single one of them.  For every challenge we face as a people, as …

Open Day at NZ Clean Energy Centre

April 15, 2011 – 11:16 pm |

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 352 – Being a Rockstar Feels Really Good

April 15, 2011 – 11:16 pm |

Tis late – nearly mid-night.  I’m home after playing a gig at a friend’s house-warming-we’ve-arrived-in-Golden Bay party.  Tonight, people actually danced to our music.  It was Mohua Sun’s dream come true.  And one little girl …

Webcam Turned on Wellington Office Building as Work of Art

April 14, 2011 – 7:02 pm |

News Release
For immediate release
Image attached: Artist Colin Hodson is in the building. Photo: Gabrielle McKone

Webcam turned on Wellington Office Building as Work of Art

As an unconventional artwork it’s already turning heads, and …

The Energy of Authenticity – by Rose Diamond

April 14, 2011 – 7:00 pm |

The Energy of Authenticity – by Rose Diamond
I’m passionate about interviewing people who are making a difference. We all need plenty of encouragement to live an authentic life and create a sustainable livelihood by offering …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 351 – “Take Some R&R Now or I Will Make You!” Said the Wise Body

April 14, 2011 – 6:30 pm |

I know I’m not alone in saying this.
My body’s been asking me to slow down for a few months.  It keeps saying ‘relax’ and ‘rest’ and when I do, everything just feels better.  Then again,  …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 350 – Our Youth Are So Very Bright

April 13, 2011 – 6:22 pm |

I’m coaching someone, we’ll call her … ‘Amy’.  I’m coaching her to become a journalist.  So today Amy turned up, I critiqued some of her work, we chatted, and what really struck me about this …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 349 – NZ Green Party Using My Ebook As a Fundraiser

April 12, 2011 – 2:36 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 349 – NZ Green Party Using My Ebook As a Fundraiser

Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation (as I raise my gorgeous son and grow my good news website to a subscription base of 100,000 people).  The Low Down on this Blog.
Check out yesterday’s blog.
Check out …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 348 – Exciting Days on the 30 Day Green Dream Facebook Page

April 11, 2011 – 2:07 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 348 – Exciting Days on the 30 Day Green Dream Facebook Page

Yes indeed.  It’s kinda cool seeing the projects and goals that are cropping up on that 30 Day Green Dream facebook page.  So far we have: one electric bike being made by April 30th, one …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 347 – Check out the Rayman – Part of the New Generation of Feel Good Books

April 10, 2011 – 8:53 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 347 – Check out the Rayman – Part of the New Generation of Feel Good Books

Hey there Happyziners!
I just wanted to remind you of a book I discovered last year called the Rayman. It’s a book that was written with the intent to uplift and inspire.  I think it’s one …

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