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Pop Up Good News Cafe & $10 lunch – Dangerous Cafe, Takaka, Friday the 13th!

May 9, 2016 – 6:58 am |

Enjoy an hour of good news with Happyzine founder Charlotte Squire, and the delicious new $10 winter lunch of a piece of pizza and a cup of soup at the Dangerous Cafe, Takaka, this Friday …

Golden Bay locals celebrate World Wetland day by playing in the mud

February 7, 2013 – 12:20 pm |

To celebrate World Wetlands Day on February end, Golden Bay’s (Tasman, New Zealand) Forest and Bird members and Tasman District Council Environmental Educator Claire Webster run a ‘Motupipi Estuary Rescue’ event.
27 locals (ranging in age …

Winter stillness in Golden Bay – Lazy days at a Paton’s Rock bach

August 10, 2012 – 4:28 pm |

By Charlotte Squire
Local Good News/Golden Bay
You are cordially invited to play Beatles ‘soundtrack’ whilst reading

Exciting!  We’re going on holiday!  Admittedly we’re not going far, and we only have twenty four hours, but it’s a holiday …

Slow travel: Winter getaway to Te Hapu, Golden Bay

July 27, 2012 – 12:13 pm |

By Charlotte Squire
Local Good News/Golden Bay
Do you feel like you have enough time? It’s the one thing we all have the same amount of. Yet not all of us feel the same way about it. …

Sean Weaver – secretly saving rainforests from Golden Bay, New Zealand

July 20, 2012 – 1:28 pm | 2 Comments

By Charlotte Squire

Local Good News/Golden Bay
Ever dreamed of moving to the country, raising the kids to in a small, vibrant community, and growing the quintessential healthy organic garden? Many of us Happyzine readers have had …

Raw dreaming – the story of Sarah Lea’s migration of faith to Golden Bay

July 6, 2012 – 11:39 pm |

Local Good News/Golden Bay
By Charlotte Squire

Meet Sarah Lea – mother of three, she also happens to be the Happyzine raw food writer. Sarah recently underwent a significant lifestyle change. She moved to Golden Bay with …

Golden Bay – Rich in social capital – thanks to HANDS

June 29, 2012 – 2:15 pm | 2 Comments

Local Good News/Golden Bay
Charlotte Squire
Charlotte Squire talks to Jill Hayhurst – PhD candidate at the University of Otago – about Golden Bay’s complementary currency HANDS (How About a Non-Dollar System) and the social capital benefits …

Eco-friendly event lighting artists shift home-base to Golden Bay

June 22, 2012 – 3:41 pm |

Local Good News/Golden Bay
By Charlotte Squire
Have you ever been mesmerised by the high powered lighting displays at dance-parties and events, and wondered about the people who bought it to you and the thought processes behind …

Golden Bay’s plastic bag culture shift – small community, global impact

June 15, 2012 – 9:04 pm | 2 Comments

Lcoal Good News/Golden Bay
Charlotte Squire
Collingwood, Golden Bay was the first New Zealand town to go plastic shopping bag free in 2005. Seven years on from that small, but significant move, Charlotte Squire takes a look …

Slow fashion thriving in Golden Bay – by Charlotte Squire

June 8, 2012 – 11:47 am | One Comment

Local Good News/Golden Bay
Up-cycling – taking old clothing from its forgotten place in history into fresh 2012 fashion – is not only thriving world-wide but also serving to reduce waste, and utilise the top quality, …

Where science meets astrology – Transit of Venus celebrated in Golden Bay

June 1, 2012 – 11:18 am |

By Charlotte Squire
I’m sitting in a sun-lit room with Marsha Jones the astrologer/astronomer and Kevin Durkan the High School Science Teacher. They come from vastly different backgrounds and belief systems, yet each of them have …

‘Gift Economy’ cafe operating successfully in Golden Bay by Charlotte Squire

May 18, 2012 – 7:20 am |

Local Good News/Golden Bay
Sruti Stojchevski is conducting a social experiment from the Golden Bay Community Organic Gardens. He’s serving up fresh food, lovingly prepared daily according to Ayurvedic principles from mostly local organic produce, at …

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 …

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!
Scroll down to meet our awesome Golden Bay sponsors.
Golden Bay’s Local Good News Reporter Charlotte Squire …

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!
Scroll down to meet our awesome Golden Bay sponsors.
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.
Scroll down to meet our awesome Golden Bay sponsors.
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
Scroll down to meet our awesome Golden Bay sponsors.
By Charlotte Squire
I’m standing in a cow paddock in Golden Bay gazing at twenty eight solar panels in permanent salute to the …

Great Idea: Check Out Golden Bay’s ‘Secondhand Sunday’

November 10, 2011 – 10:52 am |

Secondhand Sunday, which is hosted by the Tasman District Council, is a chance for people living in Golden Bay (New Zealand) to give away items that they longer want. This page has details of the …

Golden Bay News: Second Hand Sunday and Golden Bay (Green) Gardening Competition

November 3, 2011 – 4:36 pm |
Golden Bay News: Second Hand Sunday and Golden Bay (Green) Gardening Competition

Secondhand Sunday – Golden Bay is about to hold a huge swap meet, and it happens right outside your gate.
Secondhand Sunday will be held on 13 November 2011 between 9.00am and noon.
It’s your chance to …

Holiday in Golden Bay: Simple, Green Getaway for Two – Advertisement

April 4, 2011 – 4:59 pm |
Holiday in Golden Bay: Simple, Green Getaway for Two – Advertisement

Enjoy a relaxing weekend away in Golden Bay, New Zealand, with this Simple Green Getaway holiday package for two adults.
This package includes:

Two nights at the Sandcastle Eco-Chalets, Pohara, Golden Bay (breakfast included);

A heavenly two …

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