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ReGenerating small, sustainable SHACs in the temporarily vacant sites of Christchurch

December 9, 2011 – 8:38 am | One Comment

The ReGeneration Trust and SHAC (Sustainable Habitat Challenge) are keen to get rebuilding Christchurch. In January 2012, we’ll be running a six-day building project – starting from scratch, we’ll be working with builders, architects and …

Outback Growth Goes Green

November 21, 2011 – 4:31 pm |

Released: 18 November 2011
Roma in western Queensland has staked a claim in the increasingly sophisticated field of environmentally sustainable development.
Clearview Rise, by the Urban Land Development Authority, has today (18 November …

Queensland Hosts ‘HillClose’ – One of the Most Environmentally Sustainable Projects in Australia.

November 11, 2011 – 8:31 am |

10 November 2011
New masterplanned development HillClose has today (10th November) been awarded EnviroDevelopment certification for outstanding environmental outcomes in its treatment of waste, energy, materials, water and the community.
The recognition is a milestone for Gladstone …

Solar Energy Helps Power The Greenspace, Hamilton

October 18, 2011 – 1:18 pm |

WEL Networks
18 October 2011
Solar energy helps power The Greenspace
WEL Network’s installation of a solar photovoltaic system has been on trial for over 8 months now by the eco-friendly meeting venue, The Greenspace, in Hamilton. …

Hemp, Wool and Eco-friendly Fabrics, Plus Recycled Materials Feature at the Starfish NZ Fashion Show

September 5, 2011 – 10:25 pm |

Happyzine writer Claire Chateau Checks Out the Starfish NZ Fashion show
A month ago, I dragged my four kids to Auckland for some cultural time and a bit of a city splurge.  My children, used to …

Announcing the Inhabitat.com and Philips Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

May 11, 2011 – 12:30 pm |

Inhabitat.com lighting design competition
Do you have a bright idea for an eco-friendly lamp that could win you $1000?
We’re thrilled to announce that Inhabitat is teaming up with renowned electronics brand Philips to launch a lighting design …

Revolution in Building Makes Exceptional Home Performance Affordable – Introducing Little Greenie

April 23, 2011 – 5:10 pm | One Comment

Little Greenie – Media Release – 21 April 2011 – Page 1 – Contact 0274 539 099
Media Release | For Immediate Release | 21 April 2011

Energy Efficiency at Work

November 6, 2010 – 4:47 pm | One Comment

It should be a “no brainer”…. shouldn’t it?  If you save energy at work, your operating costs reduce.  When your costs reduce, you either make bigger profits, or you can be more cost competitive in …

If You’ve Got Light, You’ve Got Power: Logitech Introduces Solar-Powered Keyboard

November 3, 2010 – 6:11 pm | One Comment

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 Powered By Light — Even Indoors
NEW ZEALAND, Nov. 2nd, 2010 — Today, Logitech introduced the Logitech® Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 — the company’s first light-powered keyboard. The Logitech Wireless Solar …

Energy Risks for Business

October 16, 2010 – 11:25 pm | One Comment

“… we have entered a period of deep uncertainty in how we will source energy for power, heat and mobility, and how much we will have to pay for it.”
These words are quoted directly from …

Solar panels for beginners

August 21, 2010 – 8:00 am | One Comment

It all started in early autumn.  I cycled past a garage sale, and spotted what looked like a solar panel on the lawn.  It couldn’t be – could it?
I’d always harboured a secret desire to …

An Eco-fashion Pioneer

May 15, 2010 – 8:00 pm |

If you’re still not convinced that fashion can be stylish and sustainable, let me tell you about New Zealand’s pioneer in the area of sustainable fashion design… Starfish.
This Wellington based label has always been one …

Eco-fashion – Expensive or Fair?

May 5, 2010 – 10:08 pm |

Time and time again I hear it: “Eco-fashion is way too expensive!” But is it? Let’s pull back the curtains and take a quick look at what goes into producing conventional vs eco garments. I …

My Journey Towards a Passion for Eco-Fashion – By Jo Blundell

April 24, 2010 – 9:59 pm | 5 Comments

OK, so my passion for ‘eco’ doesn’t stop at fashion, but that’s pretty much where it began for me. I read an article a few years back on how fashion has become faster, clothes have …

Designers Invited to Shed Light on Greener Future

February 24, 2010 – 8:35 pm |

Press Release – Massey University
WWF-New Zealand has teamed up with Massey University and some of the country’s leading designers, architects and artists to launch an innovative new green design competition as part of this year’s …

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