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May 24, 2015 – 6:25 pm |

“On the third of June we’re launching one of NZ’s largest crowdfunding campaigns – #CountMeIn – to help build a revolutionary idea that will transform every dollar you spend into a vote for a better …

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Sponsor a fence-post and help save babies

May 7, 2013 – 9:17 pm |

Imagine a place… where native plants and animals thrive, without threat from introduced pests. … alive with birdsong, where rare species such as kiwi, tuatara and kakapo roam freely. … where you can get involved …

Inspiring Stories Launch ‘Ecosystem of Awesome’

May 7, 2013 – 8:31 pm |

Inspiring Stories Trust celebrates the third year of their ‘Ecosystem of Awesome’ and launches BeCause, an online media platform to acknowledge young kiwis doing amazing things in their communities.
Wellington, May 2nd, 2013 – Inspiring Stories Trust …

Kiwis have a Fairtrade cuppa to give farmers a fair go

May 6, 2013 – 7:27 pm |
Kiwis have a Fairtrade cuppa to give farmers a fair go

For immediate release: May 2nd, 2013
Kiwis have a Fairtrade cuppa to give farmers a fair go
Kiwis across the country are poised to put the jug on for Oxfam’s Biggest Coffee Break, part of Fair Trade …

Rochelle Stewart-Allen – Winner of the CALI Award

May 3, 2013 – 5:21 pm |

The CALI Awards are brought to you by Five Point Five.  The CALI Award is awarded to inspiring people who are recognised for their leadership in creating positive change for people or the world around …

Kiwi schools get creative to defend wild tigers

May 3, 2013 – 5:10 pm |

WWF-New Zealand media release
Artists sought to promote conservation message
WWF-New Zealand is asking artists and designers with a passion for conservation to create artworks that will encourage people to show support for tiger rangers.
As part of …

All natural FucoCai – weight management – from Lifestream

May 3, 2013 – 4:58 pm |

Produced by the reputable Lifestream, FucoCai is a unique blend of two botanicals that are rich in antioxidant activity to protect against free radical damage from factors such as stress, alcohol, cigarettes and pollution. Additionally, …

Kiwi adventure game needs to be saved

May 3, 2013 – 4:24 pm |
Kiwi adventure game needs to be saved

Ka Pai Island!
Help save a Kiwi adventure game that Shane Rosemeyer has created: “I would like to raise funds to help with the cost of producing my board game Ka pai Island. Ka Pai Island …

Final Call for Young New Zealanders to ‘Be the Change’

May 2, 2013 – 4:54 pm |

UNICEF NZ (UN Children’s Fund)
Media Release
Wednesday 1 May, 2013
Final Call for Young New Zealanders to ‘Be the Change’
-UNICEF NZ Youth Congress 2013-
UNICEF NZ (UN Children’s Fund) is making a final call to young people from …

Keen environmentalist chosen to represent Marlborough Sounds at Youth Parliament

May 2, 2013 – 4:53 pm |

Green Party MP Steffan Browning is excited to announce Patrick Gerard as his Youth MP for this year’s Youth Parliament.
Patrick is a 16 year old student at Nelson College, who from a young age has …

Happy Simply – lifestyle model and education project

May 1, 2013 – 10:41 am |

d’Arcy Lunn has created Happy Simply – a lifestyle  model and education project.
Here’s what he has to say!:
“Why a lifestyle of Happy Simply?
Mainly because it is very rich in people, family, community, friends, experiences, interactions, …

16 year old film-maker nominated for prestigious international film festival

May 1, 2013 – 10:39 am |

Arboraceous, a 4 minute short film by 16 year old New Zealand student Natasha Bishop, has been nominated for the prestigious Japan Wildlife Film Festival (JWFF), where it will compete with 42 other films made …

Go Green Expo

May 1, 2013 – 10:29 am |

The Go Green Expo: sustainability, efficiency, organics and everything green, will be hitting Wellington in October.
What is the Go Green Expo?
The mecca of ‘organic and sustainable living’!  Come and discover a whole new range of …

Fair Trade Fortnight: 4th — 19th May 2013

April 26, 2013 – 3:25 pm |

Fairtrade Karma; Buy Fairtrade and Good Things Will Happen
Fair Trade Fortnight (4th — 19th May 2013) is a nationwide celebration of the difference that choosing fair makes for millions of farmers in developing countries. The …

Waitakere locals go ‘Up the Creek’ at film premiere

April 25, 2013 – 9:40 am |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Community Waitakare
Waitakere locals go ‘Up the Creek’ at film premiere
It was a popcorn and laughter-filled Friday night at the movies as actors and Waitakere locals ‘walked the red carpet’ for …

Local Businesses Challenged to Increase Autism Awareness

April 24, 2013 – 1:26 pm |

MEDIA RELEASE: Wellington: Local eco-entrepreneur Lindsay Cowley has put out the challenge to Wellington businesses to help increase awareness and donations for the Autism Intervention Trust during April, Autism Awareness Month.
Cowley, owner of Kula Wellness, an eco-product …

Realising Urban Dream in Vacant Sites

April 24, 2013 – 1:25 pm |

Wellington inner city properties are being reactivated through the Urban Dream Brokerage, a pilot project funded by the Wellington City Council to broker the use of vacant space by artists and the creative industries.
The People’s …

Eco-dream comes alive in Nelson

April 23, 2013 – 2:34 pm |

Jacquetta Bell
A group of Nelson people is taking a positive move that they say is bringing them great lifestyle benefits, as the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the future of the planet.
Six families …

Unleash your fashion design passion and get wooley at the Alexandra Blossom Festival

April 23, 2013 – 2:28 pm |

MEDIA Release:
WoolOn is the gala event of the Alexandra Blossom Festival – a celebration of creativity and design that celebrates Wool as a fashion fibre.
New Zealand and international designers compete for the supreme award presented …

Love is the winner

April 19, 2013 – 12:44 pm |

Love is the winner – NZ Green Party

Today is a momentous day in our political history that sends a strong message from Parliament about equality and the right to live free from discrimination, the Green …

UNICEF Calls for Young New Zealanders to ‘Be the Change’

April 19, 2013 – 11:48 am |
UNICEF Calls for Young New Zealanders to ‘Be the Change’

UNICEF NZ (UN Children’s Fund)
Media Release
Friday 19 April, 2013
UNICEF Calls for Young New Zealanders to ‘Be the Change’

UNICEF NZ (UN Children’s Fund) is offering 45 young people from across New Zealand the unique opportunity to …