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July 19, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Paraparaumu has topped more than 100 towns and cities across the country to win the first ever Neighbours Day Aotearoa Town of the Year title.
The title recognises the efforts Paraparaumu residents made to help turn …

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Introducing: The Wholefoods Handbook – a guide with big appeal and altruistic intentions

January 31, 2013 – 10:49 pm |

The Wholefoods Handbook ten years on – a guide with big appeal and altruistic intentions
—Rae McDowell

Authors of the tenth anniversary edition of the Wholefoods Handbook, Joanna Piekarski and Marsha Jones, celebrated with a launch at …

Bluebridge passengers to surf while they sail – for free

January 30, 2013 – 6:49 pm |

Media release
For immediate release
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Passengers crossing Cook Strait on Bluebridge ferries can plan their holiday itinerary, post Facebook updates, tweet, email, shop and surf …

Conscious Consumers launch a smart phone app to change the world!

January 30, 2013 – 6:44 pm |

Conscious Consumers
A smartphone app to change the world!
Conscious Consumers has today released a smartphone application that puts power into the pockets of hospitality consumers.
New Zealand’s first …

Happyzine celebrates its fifth year of feel good media

January 29, 2013 – 2:08 pm |

Charlotte Squire, founder and Editor of the positive news website Happyzine is celebrating five years of optimistic Kiwi media.
Happyzine is a New Zealand based good news website that Ms Squire says is designed to “inspire …

New collaborative community theatre initiative launches in Auckland

January 28, 2013 – 10:14 am |

An Auckland based drama teacher and voice coach has launched a community theatre initiative focusing on Social Action in a creative, fun, and inspiring way.
Sally Mabelle shares her story:
In August 2012, I was called into …

The next ten people to join Club Happyzine shall receive three packs each of Eatright Organic Dried Apples. Yum! And Yes!

January 25, 2013 – 6:08 pm |

Check em out!
They’re Organic Dried Apples.  They’re preservative and sulphite free, with no added sugar.  They’re dried low and slow to preserve the natural health benefits, and to top it off they’re certified organic.
They have …

NZ’s first crowd-funded comic launches

January 23, 2013 – 4:27 pm |

NZ’s first crowd-funded comic launches
Monday, 21 January 2013, 3:03 pm
Press Release: Faction Comics
NZ’s first crowd-funded comic launches
Kiwi comic fans have spoken – with their wallets. Overwhelming public support for a local comic anthology has resulted …

Handmade goods reign at the Palmerston North Craft and Quilt Fair

January 22, 2013 – 12:13 pm |

Get crafty at the Palmerston North Craft & Quilt Fair 2013
There’s no hiding the fact that we live in a busy world, and so often mass-produced items become the norm. But this …

PledgeMe thinks you guys rock

January 22, 2013 – 11:08 am |

Wow. 2012 was a massive year. Bigger than words really, so I’m going to start with a photo:

That’s some of the 175 projects YOU MADE HAPPEN last year. If I started trying to list them …

Sculptures transform Auckland’s Silo Park this Summer

January 17, 2013 – 3:08 pm |

Media Release                                                                                                
Thursday, 17th February 2013
Sculptures transform Auckland’s Silo Park this Summer
Exquisite bronze castings, beautiful carvings and cutting-edge polymer sculptures will descend upon Auckland’s waterfront on 1 February to 14 March 2013, as Wynyard Quarter …

Become a Spy … er Good News Researcher for Happyzine

January 17, 2013 – 1:16 pm | 2 Comments

There’s good news going down everywhere, at all hours of the day, in every community of this pretty country we call Aotearoa.  We want in on the action.
Join our team of change-makers and help New …

Variety seeks talanted singers for all inclusive youth choir

January 11, 2013 – 3:00 pm |

 Variety – The Children’s Charity is calling for singing stars aged 7-18 years to step up and audition for Variety Voices – the charity’s all-star performance group.
Variety Voices …

The Creativity Challenge

January 11, 2013 – 2:59 pm | One Comment

A conference focussing on all aspects of creativity – in education, in business, in the
arts, in communities and in social enterprise – is to be held at Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki on the …

Natural health online shop donates generously to charity

January 10, 2013 – 4:03 pm |

HealthPost, New Zealand’s leading online retailer of natural health and skincare products, has donated $125,000 to charities chosen by their customers over the past two years.
The rate of giving is currently over $6000 per month, …

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 …

Check out: 4MyEarth Snack Pockets

January 10, 2013 – 6:05 am |

4MyEarth’s groovy Eco Snack Pockets are designed to transport those little snacks our kids love to graze on, with out all the plastic, or the mess. I’ve been using mine to carry my son’s favorite …

Lifestream Cleanse – Club Happyzine Summer Giveaway!

January 9, 2013 – 2:05 pm |

Your skin, your energy and your vitality are usually a reflection of your inner digestive and bowel health. The old adage of “you are what you eat” is an exact, perhaps not coined for, expression …

Wellington pioneers the free use of commercial space for public art

January 9, 2013 – 12:58 pm |

MEDIA RELEASE: For immediate release January 2013
Wellington pioneers the free use of commercial space for public art
A new agency that promises to enliven Wellington City by utilising vacant space for no cost has opened in …

Inspiration & Invitation at this month’s TEDxTeAro – Videos available to watch now!

December 14, 2012 – 8:16 am |

12th December 2012
Inspiration & Invitation at this month’s TEDxTeAro – Videos available to watch now!
The inaugural TEDxTeAro event took place this weekend in Wellington and conference-goers came away buzzing.
With the …

Top 10 Happy foods Number 1 – Raw Chocolate

December 4, 2012 – 3:38 pm | 2 Comments

By Tyson Hammond
Eating to feel good is something easy we can do to help our body and mind feel content and enjoy our lives a little more. Staying physically healthy is an essential part of …