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Random Crafts of Kindness – by Steve Carter

May 11, 2012 – 7:05 am |

Local Good News/Christchurch
It’s often the little things that make a difference.
When one is surrounded by evidence of destruction and change every day, as we are in this city, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or …

Golden Bay’s Jo Campbell practices 2000 year old encaustic art

May 4, 2012 – 7:34 am |

Golden Bay’s Local Good News Reporter Charlotte Squire introduces painter and sculptor Jo Campbell who is practicing one of the oldest known forms of art – encaustic painting. Jo brings in influences from her zen …

21st century organising in a shaky city

May 4, 2012 – 7:31 am | One Comment

Steve Carter profiles young Christchurch ‘changemaker’ Louis Brown, who was part of the team behind the unforgetable and now multiple award winning Student Volunteer Army.
By now, just about everyone in New Zealand, and many beyond …

Positive news initiative launches from Christchurch this Friday

April 30, 2012 – 8:40 am |

A positive news initiative covering the exciting, innovative and community-led responses to the Christchurch earthquakes is set to launch this Friday 4 May.
“The Student Volunteer Army has captured the world’s hearts and was last week …

Golden Bay Democratic School under consideration for funding by Ministry of Education

April 27, 2012 – 9:33 pm | 4 Comments

Weekly Local Good News Report by Charlotte Squire.
Stay tuned for the launch of weekly Local Good News Report/Christchurch May 4th!
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Golden Bay’s Local Good News Reporter Charlotte Squire …

Meet Steve Carter – ChCh’s brand new Good News Reporter

April 22, 2012 – 8:23 pm | One Comment

Q & A with Steve Carter, by Charlotte Squire

1.  Can you tell us some really important stuff about yourself?
Hmmm, “important” is such a loaded word.  I am an ex-pat Brit, born in Merseyside and raised …

Golden Bay lives up to its green rep with the Eco-Fest Eco-home Tour

April 20, 2012 – 7:19 pm |

Weekly Local Good News Report by Charlotte Squire.
Stay tuned for the launch of Local Good News Report/Christchurch May 4th!
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Golden Bay has a great reputation for the highest …

New Zealand’s most successful complementary currency HANDS release comprehensive ebook guide

April 13, 2012 – 5:12 pm |

Local Good News Report by Charlotte Squire.
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Starting up an alternative currency in your community? It’s a great idea, but will it fly? Perhaps so with some serious …

Solar panels in a cow paddock feed power to the grid from sunny Golden Bay

April 6, 2012 – 8:46 pm | 3 Comments

 
Golden Bay: Weekly Good News Report
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By Charlotte Squire
I’m standing in a cow paddock in Golden Bay gazing at twenty eight solar panels in permanent salute to the …