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Christchurch Passion, People, Planet – an interactive workshop, fueled by music, lead by Charlotte Squire

July 10, 2013 – 9:22 am | 2 Comments

This workshop has been postponed.
Workshop details:
What are you passionate about?  Explore and expand ways your unique passion and contributions are making a positive difference, for you, your community and for the planet. This two to …

Sustainable backyards in Tauranga features Big Dessert Night for Earth Hour

February 8, 2013 – 10:19 am |

MEDIA RELEASE – Sustainable Backyards
Envirohub BOP (previously Tauranga Environment Centre) is gearing for Sustainable Backyards this March – a month long Calendar of Events to celebrate and support the fantastic range of local environmental initiatives …

13th Auckland International Buskers Fest bigger and better than ever

January 10, 2013 – 3:52 pm |

The Auckland International Buskers Festival returns for the thirteenth time, bigger and better than ever, with performers from all over the globe including Australia, Canada, USA, Italy/Switzerland, Spain/Ireland, and Brazil!
You can expect to be wowed …

New Zealand indie film selected by National Geographic

November 28, 2012 – 12:23 pm |

Song of the Kauri, a self produced feature documentary film by Queenstowner, Mathurin Molgat has been selected to feature at the prestigious 2013 Environmental Film Festival run by National Geographic in Washington DC. The …

Wellington ‘Festival for Future’ Highlights Power of Social Entrepreneurship

November 14, 2012 – 5:48 pm |

Festival for the Future
This weekend over 300 creatives, entrepreneurs and community innovators will converge at Wellington-based ‘Festival for the Future’.
Now in its second year, this national event will bring together a diverse range of emerging …

Eat More Energy the Raw Food Course starts today and you’re welcome to join us.

November 10, 2012 – 3:13 pm |
Eat More Energy the Raw Food Course starts today and you’re welcome to join us.

Eat More Energy – the online raw food course lead by Happyzine writer Sarah Lea kicks off today in a private facebook forum.
The course takes participants from all over the world through a myriad of …

Monte Cecilia Housing Trust – Exhibition celebrates 30 years of housing families!

November 3, 2012 – 10:17 am |

Monte Cecilia Housing Trust
Press Release
1 November 2012
Monte Cecilia Housing Trust has been supporting families faced with a housing crisis for 30 years. To mark this anniversary, the Trust is sharing its story in a historic …

Be prepared by raw foodie Sarah Lea

October 25, 2012 – 6:59 am | One Comment

Be prepared. “Prepared for what?” someone once asked Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, “ For anything!” came the reply. And even though it sent shivers down me every time girl guide was threatened in my …

Online introduction to Reflexology course – how to use your feet to heal your body

October 9, 2012 – 5:02 pm |

Find out how to use the not so humble foot to boost your immune system and revitalize your body with Master Reflexologist Shanti Burgess, on the Happyzine private facebook group forum, this November.

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Check out: Certificate in Sustainable Practice and Permaculture Design – Raglan

September 26, 2012 – 12:59 pm |

Time: April 13, 2013 to October 13, 2013
Location: Solscape Eco Retreat, Raglan
Organized By: Margaret Kwok
Event Description:
Are you interested in the relationships between people and the earth – including its ecosystems and resources?This is an action …

Catch an Early Bird Ticket to Luminate 2013!

September 21, 2012 – 10:17 am |

PRESS RELEASE: For immediate release 17/09/12
Contact: jules harper – info@luminatefestival.co.nz
Catch an Early Bird Ticket to Luminate 2013!
Luminate Festival, 30th January -6th February 2013, Canaan Downs, Takaka Hill, New Zealand.
Luminate is an earth-friendly festival of music, …

120 businesses and innovators come together for Auckland’s ‘Sustainable City’

September 18, 2012 – 11:27 am |
120 businesses and innovators come together for Auckland’s ‘Sustainable City’

Media Release 17 September
Suzanne McNamara
Visitors can take a tour through a sustainable pop-up city to view and interact with the latest designs, products and technology at the Sustainable City Showcase on 22-24 November at The …

Kids catered for at Lyttelton Farmers market party!

August 21, 2012 – 8:09 pm |

Project Lyttleton
On the 1st of September the Lyttelton Farmers Market turns 7 and we are throwing a party … this year it’s all about the kids!
The Lyttelton Farmers Market focuses on building community, connecting people …

Mohua Sun – the band for social and environmental changemakers – to play at Nelson’s Free House

August 9, 2012 – 5:02 pm |

Making the world a better place can be exhausting at times right?  A Golden Bay based folk rock band are setting out to restore the spirits of people seeking to create positive social and environmental …

Conference of good ideas – Project Lyttelton

July 25, 2012 – 1:48 pm |

Project Lyttelton to host conference to facilitate sharing of ideas and enable communities to support one another
4th August will see community leaders and not for profit managers from across the region come together at Living …

Christchurch event aims to build social capital

June 27, 2012 – 6:35 pm | One Comment

27 June 2012
Media release
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
Christchurch event aims to build social capital
A special event in Christchurch aims to bring some fresh thinking on how we can all work together to create …

Pounamu: Generating Ideas – part of the Royal Society Transit of Venus Forum

June 3, 2012 – 10:22 pm |

Please pass on widely to your networks, organisations and friends.

On 7 and 8 June 2012,
YOU are invited to create a better future for New Zealand.

Join people from all over New Zealand in an on-line game …

Psychodrama Workshop with Simon and Carol Parkinson-Jones – Residential Weekend

May 28, 2012 – 1:06 pm |

at our home : 750 Mccallum Road, Takaka
Starts 7.30pm Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June, 4pm
Winter Special! $200 waged, $150 unwaged. Part Hands OK. To secure your place send deposit …

Mental Health Foundation Invites All New Zealanders to Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

May 17, 2012 – 9:49 am |
Mental Health Foundation Invites All New Zealanders to Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

Mental Health Foundation
**Campaign raises awareness about bullying prevention by encouraging safety, inclusion and respect**
The Mental Health Foundation encourages all New Zealanders to wear pink on Pink Shirt Day Aotearoa – this Friday, 18 May 2012.
Pink …

Smartpackaging workshop for Auckland businesses

May 15, 2012 – 11:34 pm |

Smartpackaging workshop for Auckland businesses – Wanaka Wastebusters
Wanaka Wastebusters will be running a Smart Packaging Business Workshop in Auckland on Thursday 17th May, in partnership with the Sustainable Business Network.
The workshop will help businesses add …

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