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July 13th, 2009

July 13, 2009 – 5:39 pm |
July 13th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 

   

Editor’s Pick: 
It must have been spine-tingling.  Over the weekend, three hundred of New Zealand’s most experienced Kapahaka groups performed in the grand finale of Te Papa’s …

July 6th, 2009

July 6, 2009 – 5:38 pm |
July 6th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

Editor’s Pick: 
Kiwis Lead World With Strong Immune Systems

Imagine it.  Imagine if the strength of our immune system was a hot issue right now, very sexy, making headlines …

July 2008 – ‘Enjoying the Quiet Moments’

July 1, 2009 – 4:40 pm |
July 2008 – ‘Enjoying the Quiet Moments’

Editorial    Now that I’m in my wizened thirties, the enjoyment of the occasional ‘quiet moment’ is beginning to present some distinct advantages.  A mere ten minutes of quiet reading on the couch seems to …

June 29th 2009

June 29, 2009 – 5:35 pm |
June 29th 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

Editor’s Pick: 
Time to Make Matariki A Public Holiday
 

The call is growing stronger for the New Zealand Government to create an official public holiday around Matariki.  This time of …

June 22nd 2009

June 22, 2009 – 5:34 pm |
June 22nd 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

Editor’s Pick: 

Happyzine‘s growing.  It’s shifted from primarily a weekly ezine, to being a good news website, with a weekly ezine.  Viewers are invited to check in …

June 15th 2009

June 15, 2009 – 5:33 pm |
June 15th 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

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Have you checked out the People’s Times yet?  This New Zealand made website is a news site, for community.  Sort of like Scoop, …

June 8th 2009

June 8, 2009 – 5:31 pm |
June 8th 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

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I first met her when she became my little sister’s midwife.  She breezed in with an easy smile and helped my sister feel totally comfortable within minutes.  She taught my sister about …

June 1st 2009

June 1, 2009 – 5:30 pm |
June 1st 2009

Editor’s Pick:
Do you love a good old fashioned challenge to stimulate your mind and apply your powers of positive thinking to?  Here’s an opportunity to create some positive change for New Zealand’s wild horses.  Consider …

May 25th, 2009

May 25, 2009 – 5:28 pm |
May 25th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

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‘Give it a go, bro’ … this slogan was the key concept that came out of an eutrepreneurial summit designed to produce five ideas for boosting national …

May 18th, 2009

May 18, 2009 – 5:25 pm |
May 18th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

Editor’s Pick:

How to make a strong point about a controversial political issue:  come at it from an unexpected angle, for example a music video.  That’s how they’re doing …

May 11th, 2009

May 11, 2009 – 5:25 pm |
May 11th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

Editor’s Pick:
 
 
“Oh the joy of a life purpose lived!” These words are from Erin Cole-Baker’s myspace page.  This week I would like to celebrate this …

May 4th, 2009

May 4, 2009 – 5:23 pm |
May 4th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
Editor’s Pick: 
 

New Zealand Music Month is upon us once more
and this event just gets bigger and bigger.  Check out the site and find out what’s going …

April 27th, 2009

April 27, 2009 – 5:22 pm |
April 27th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
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I love discovering happy, active elders and this  week I want to draw attention to a blog by Kiwi Kevin Roberts – CEO of Saatchi and …

April 20th, 2009

April 20, 2009 – 5:20 pm |
April 20th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
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Ok, so it may seem I’m Weka obsessed… and, well, maybe I am.  They’re just so cheeky and trusting and it’s hilarious when they steal other …

April 13th, 2009

April 13, 2009 – 5:19 pm |
April 13th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
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I think they’re gorgeous!  New Zealand’s beloved Topp Twins, the lesbian comedy and music duo from down-on-the-farm in Huntly, are now featuring in their own documentary film (which has had …

April 6th, 2009

April 6, 2009 – 5:18 pm |
April 6th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

Dear Charlotte,
 
I’ve discovered Happyzine just in time! There has been an overwhelming glut of bad news for months, which takes it toll on even a natural …

March 30th, 2009

March 30, 2009 – 5:17 pm |
March 30th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
Editor’s Pick:

Earth Hour 2009 was quite a thrill for me (one reason being that as a Mummy I got to do it at home with my …

March 23rd, 2009

March 23, 2009 – 5:16 pm |
March 23rd, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
 
 

Editor’s Pick:

Remember the Weka?  I do!  I have fond childhood memories of this feisty flightless bird making their presence known at our bach in Para …

March 16th, 2009

March 16, 2009 – 5:13 pm |
March 16th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
 
 

Editor’s Pick:

After decades of effort, DoC has suceeded in helping the Kakapo population surpass 100 birds (NZPA).  I find it incredibly inspiring that a government department hung in …

March 9th, 2009

March 9, 2009 – 5:12 pm |
March 9th, 2009

 

KIA ORA KOUTOU – WELCOME TO THE HAPPYZINE COMMUNITY. 
 

 
 
 
 

Editor’s Pick:
‘Sharing‘ was the theme in a recent blog by Kiwi CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi – Kevin Roberts.   He says that sharing is the way of …

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