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Earth Hour Super Heroes Are Joined By The Amazing Spider-Man To Protect The Planet

March 30, 2014 – 7:50 pm |

Saturday, March 29: WWF’s Earth Hour is set to break all records of participation in its eighth year, as Spider-Man tonight joined millions of everyday Super Heroes from across the world in the world’s largest …

Kids, Teenagers and Young Adults Lead the Way to a Sustainable Future

March 19, 2013 – 12:19 pm |

NEW ZEALAND YOUTH ARE INSPIRING PEOPLE TO SAVE THE PLANET THROUGH EARTH HOUR
 
Kids, Teenagers and Young Adults Lead the Way to a Sustainable Future
 
“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today,” said Malcolm …

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 …

Tauranga families lead Earth Hour New Zealand 2012!

April 1, 2012 – 9:34 am |

Tauranga successfully led the New Zealand Earth Hour celebrations this year, in recognition of the local community’s efforts to clean up their environment after the Rena oil spill disaster struck six months ago.
More than 1500 …

Record Earth Hour participation with one day to go

March 30, 2012 – 4:13 pm |
Record Earth Hour participation with one day to go

MEDIA RELEASE
30 MARCH 2012

RECORD EARTH HOUR PARTICIPATION WITH ONE DAY TO GO

With one day to go until the biggest ever Earth Hour, a record 147 countries and territories are preparing to send a united message …

NZ gets ready to celebrate Earth Hour 2012

March 21, 2012 – 5:50 pm |
NZ gets ready to celebrate Earth Hour 2012

NZ gets ready to celebrate Earth Hour 2012 – WWF

New Zealand will be one of the first countries to celebrate Earth Hour this year, as the ‘lights out for the planet’ environmental movement sweeps westward …

Earthhour News: ‘I will if you will’ Tauranga’s Mayor steps up with environmental recovery plan for Rena

March 20, 2012 – 5:30 pm |

MAYOR STUART CROSBY MAKES FIRST PLEDGE IN SUPPORT OF EARTH HOUR
Dare the world to save the planet – ‘I will if you will.’ The international theme of Earth Hour 2012 is being embraced by Bayfair …

Tauranga to lead NZ Earth Hour 2012 celebrations

February 19, 2012 – 3:24 pm |

WWF
Media Release – for immediate release
Earth Hour 2012 will take place at 8.30pm – 9.30pm on Saturday 31 March
 
The city of Tauranga will lead New Zealand’s Earth Hour celebrations this year, in special recognition of …

New Zealanders Lead Global Earth Hour Community in Annual ‘Lights Out for the Planet’ event, and Go Beyond the Hour

March 26, 2011 – 10:42 pm |

26 March 2011
Tonight New Zealanders led the global Earth Hour ‘lights out for the planet event’, symbolically switching off lights at 8.30pm for one hour, to show their commitment to protecting the …

Five New Zealand Communities Win WWF backing to Take Earth Hour 2011 Beyond the Hour

March 23, 2011 – 7:15 pm |
Five New Zealand Communities Win WWF backing to Take Earth Hour 2011 Beyond the Hour

Five New Zealand councils and community groups in Central Otago, Hastings, Selwyn, Tauranga, and Upper Hutt have won WWF-New Zealand funding to support their Earth Hour events and activities – joining with …

Going Green? How to Chillax and Enjoy Yourself

April 11, 2010 – 11:08 am |

This is the second in a series by Charlotte Squire on Sustainable Environmentalism.
Go on, enjoy the process! You deserve to feel good while you create an exciting environmental future
I’ve got news for you: it’s O.K. …

Earth Hour Sweeps Globe as Planet Unites Across Time Zones

March 28, 2010 – 4:55 pm |

(1400hrs Sunday 28 March) – After kicking off in New Zealand at 8.30pm last night (local time) Earth Hour is still in full swing as the global lights out event sweeps across all the world’s …

New Zealand Leads the Way as Globe Prepares to Switch Off for Earth Hour

March 26, 2010 – 4:12 pm |
New Zealand Leads the Way as Globe Prepares to Switch Off for Earth Hour

. 121 countries and territories across all seven continents to participate in global climate action
. Great Pyramids and Sphinx to lead Earth Hour’s landmark action on global warming
. Football superclub, Real Madrid, joins the greatest …

Retro Idea Gets Refit to Help Save the Planet

March 24, 2010 – 7:49 pm | One Comment

Winners of Earth Hour’s eco-design competition announced
Last month creative design students from Massey University in Wellington spent three frantic days dreaming up ways to save the planet – with a new take on the humble …

Tool to Help Kiwis Cut Power for Earth Hour and Beyond

March 22, 2010 – 6:58 pm |
Tool to Help Kiwis Cut Power for Earth Hour and Beyond

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Global conservation organisation WWF has teamed up with Powershop to today launch a free online tool to help Kiwis reduce …

Two Stars, One Night: Taika Waititi and Lizzie Gillett Fade to Black for WWF’s Earth Hour

March 17, 2010 – 10:00 am |

Two leading lights of New Zealand film, Taika Waititi (Director, Boy, Two Cars One Night, Eagle vs. Shark) and Lizzie Gillett (Producer, The Age of Stupid), are joining stars from around the world as ambassadors …

What Did You Do For Earth Hour?

March 9, 2010 – 1:07 pm | 4 Comments
What Did You Do For Earth Hour?

I invite all Happyzine readers and viewers to share their Earth Hour experiences with our community.  Check out this Earth Hour video – it’s mega inspiring.
Charlotte Squire

Kiwi Icons Lead Global Landmarks in Worldwide Earth Hour Switch Off

March 9, 2010 – 1:06 pm |
Kiwi Icons Lead Global Landmarks in Worldwide Earth Hour Switch Off

What do Te Puke’s kiwi fruit and Paeroa’s L&P bottle have in common with the world’s tallest building – the Burj Khalifa, London Eye and Table Mountain? They are all taking action against climate change …

Dine Out on Saving the Planet.

March 3, 2010 – 1:44 pm |

Award-winning restaurant and Wellington institution Logan Brown is throwing its support behind this year’s Earth Hour, by offering eight lucky diners a free meal to celebrate the global environmental campaign.
Steve Logan, the restaurateur behind Cuisine …

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