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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 …

Research says happiness leads leads to success, not the other way round

January 6, 2016 – 9:10 pm |

By Charlotte Squire
When my son was five years old I took him to school for a trial visit. All went well until he refused to leave the sandpit after morning tea to go back to …

Open letter to friends of Happyzine and lovers of good news

December 27, 2015 – 7:09 am |
Open letter to friends of Happyzine and lovers of good news

Dear friends,
Did you ever have a calling that wouldn’t go away? No matter how much you tried to ignore it, or tell yourself it was impossible?  Now I really do believe anything’s possible, but for …

Happyzine launches chance to join flock of optimists in 2016

December 20, 2015 – 9:07 pm |
Happyzine launches chance to join flock of optimists in 2016

Got an awesome dream you’re planning on bringing to life this 2016? Do it with some friends, Happyzine style.
Introducing the online Happyzine Kea Group – for movers and shakers who want to take their New Year’s …

News from my backyard – Charlotte’s first video blog

December 15, 2015 – 7:07 pm |

Happyzine founder Charlotte Squire has decided to give video blogging a  go. In this first ‘vlog’ she tells us about her first and last day back to work as a ‘normal reporter’, she shares some …

Found in the media: Small is good; religions are going green; nappy free parenting; raw milk at the farm gate and if you want it, feel it

June 24, 2013 – 7:00 pm |
Found in the media: Small is good; religions are going green; nappy free parenting; raw milk at the farm gate and if you want it, feel it

Who says mainstream media don’t offer their fair share of good news stories?  Well, um, I used to.  That was until I started working for a ‘normal’ newspaper and realised that 80% of the stories …

Harvest those ‘small moments of good’, and win organic chocolate!

June 12, 2013 – 9:35 am | 2 Comments
Harvest those ‘small moments of good’, and win organic chocolate!

This project is kindly sponsored by Baron Hasselhoffs – gluten free sweet treats.
You know those moments when the world just feels rosy?
You just happen to gaze out the bus window as a teenager hands an …

Pssst! Good Spies! Send us some good news and win new Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

June 3, 2013 – 5:07 pm | 2 Comments

This new column is kindly sponsored by Baron Hasselhoffs – gluten free sweet treats.
Good Spies.
You’re out there.  We just know it.  Witnessing the inspiration in your community.  Noting acts of kindness where others might only …

The Good News — by Thich Nhat Hanh

February 25, 2013 – 5:31 pm |

 
The Good News
They don’t publish
the good news.
The good news is published
by us.
We have a special edition every moment,
and we need you to read it.
The good news is that you are alive,
and the linden tree is …

Five minutes with Seema Singh, Wellington on ‘What’s good for you right now?’

February 17, 2013 – 6:07 pm | One Comment

From the last one-year my husband and I have been working on reducing the amount of material things we buy. This process has allowed us to think twice, maybe thrice before we buy anything for …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 309 – My Fun, Green eBook is Helping Great Community Organisations Stay Strong

March 2, 2011 – 9:30 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 309 – My Fun, Green eBook is Helping Great Community Organisations Stay Strong

Just a quicky today.  I said I’d focus more upon my goals over the remaining fifty or so blogs and I’m glad I did because it’s very much on my mind.  I would like to …

A Positive Attitude to Impossible Circumstances

November 10, 2010 – 9:44 pm | One Comment

Before Jamie Dove was five, he’d had more health problems than most of us get in a lifetime.
Jamie, 25, has faced death many times in his young life but thanks to a positive attitude, and …

Whangarei: The Awakening

November 9, 2010 – 4:17 pm | 3 Comments

It feels that a wind of great energy is blowing over Whangarei (New Zealand) at the moment, with each new week being the start of a positive eco-orientated initiative. The once dormant city of the …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#148 – The Benefits of Working with Wild Abandon

September 15, 2010 – 10:37 pm | One Comment

Introducing: some graphics I just drew.  All by myself.  And scanned.  Just like a grown up.  Though not really.  These are for the soon to be released ebook that I refer to every one …

Trowel Power!

September 9, 2010 – 5:32 pm | 3 Comments

By Rebecca Toon – New Zealand
The hour of the trowel has come. Jules Dervaes is pioneering a revolution from his backyard that will change the way you feel about this humble tool and your own …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#142 – Rebecca Toon’s debut on Happyzine: Thrilling

September 9, 2010 – 4:00 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#142 – Rebecca Toon’s debut on Happyzine: Thrilling

Ok, I’m keeping it brief today.  I’m feeling very excited to introduce this piece of writing to you.  You have got to check out another positive writing graduate’s first ever article on Happyzine: Trowel Power.  …

Earthquake and Good News – Guest Blog from Heather Hapeta

September 5, 2010 – 9:39 pm | One Comment

There is a lot of good news with the earthquake that needs saying as its very easy for us locals (and the media) to be all doom and gloom ‘when bad things happen’.
Here are just …

Nominations Sought for Local Heroes

August 12, 2010 – 10:28 pm |

Nominations are being sought from around the country for ‘Local Heroes’ as part of  the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards 2011. Kiwibank Local Heroes Awards  recognise those everyday people doing extraordinary things in …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#112 – My Life as a Computer Geek Rocks!

August 7, 2010 – 8:17 pm |

Today I had the enormous pleasure of leading part one of a two part work-shop about how to build and run your own blog.  It was a rainy, cold day here in Golden Bay, a …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#109 – Three Golden Bay Leaders Who Make Our World More Beautiful

August 4, 2010 – 8:45 pm | 2 Comments

Here in Golden Bay I find myself working more and more with the movers and shakers of this place. I want to tell you about three of these people –

Joanna Piekarski – Joanna and her …

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