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Pop Up Good News Cafe & $10 lunch – Dangerous Cafe, Takaka, Friday the 13th!

May 9, 2016 – 6:58 am |

Enjoy an hour of good news with Happyzine founder Charlotte Squire, and the delicious new $10 winter lunch of a piece of pizza and a cup of soup at the Dangerous Cafe, Takaka, this Friday …

Ohope beach artist carves Maori design into huge driftwood that comes and goes

May 9, 2016 – 6:17 am | One Comment

It’s the ultimate story in detachment – The NZ Herald reported Bay of Plenty artist Harlem Shine has spent four years carving Maori design into large logs washed up by storms.
He never knows where his …

Ted Talk: Draw your future into reality

May 8, 2016 – 7:57 am |

Research shows if we draw our dreams they’re 65% more likely to happen says Patti Dobrowolski.
Watch the Ted Talk here.

Future looks bright and cool thanks to New Zealand’s top student Oxana Repina

May 7, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Stuff reported New Zealand’s top student Oxana Repina wants to make a positive difference for the world, especially the climate.
Oxana has just been awarded the Prime Minister’s award for academic excellence, for her work in 2015.
Right …

Living big and living happy in a shipping container

May 6, 2016 – 4:00 am |

I LOVE this series of videos from Living Big in a Tiny House.  Here’s their latest – a really impressive shipping container home, with some major design to be inspired by. Have a gorgeous day, …

New Brighton design competition calls for creative ideas for five “tiny huts”

May 5, 2016 – 4:00 am |

The Press reported that a new design competition for five tiny huts is being launched to breathe life into New Brighton, Christchurch.
“Ideas include a wedding chapel, a puzzle room, an optical illusion and a reading room,” …

NZ’s Largest Clean-up: 1,900 Volunteers Make Environmental History

May 4, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Over 1,900* Aucklanders rallied together to make environmental history yesterday (Saturday 30th April) – clearing a staggering 5 tonnes of rubbish, approximately half a tonne of recyclable material, over 200 shopping trolleys and 300 car tyres. In doing …

Denmark has broken its own wind power record, again

May 3, 2016 – 8:21 am |

Denmark is leading the world with wind technology and is a great country for New Zealand to look to for inspiration as we move towards a fossil fuel free world.
Denmark is working steadily towards becoming …

Your Soulful Career

May 2, 2016 – 8:20 am |

Do you dream of moving into a more meaningful career? To express your authentic self through your work?
I’m Charlotte Squire, founder of Happyzine, and when I put my hand in my heart and ask what …

Small village in Holland exists solely to help people with dementia feel safe and part of community

May 2, 2016 – 7:40 am |