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Living, Growing Roofs Beginning to Sprout in Aotearoa

August 28, 2010 – 6:37 pm | 3 Comments

By Hannah Spyksma
Aucklander Robyn Simcock is renovating her garage. As is, it is slightly sunken into the ground so that the roof is only a metre above the pavement.  She has pumice, wild flowers, succulents …

Kiwi Council Searching for Greenest Street

August 25, 2010 – 2:36 pm | One Comment

Sustainable Communities
Council searching for Green Street
New Zealand’s Kapiti Coast District Council has announced a competition to find Kāpiti’s Greenest Street. Commencing in October, the competition is being touted as an opportunity for neighbours to get …

Permaculture and Transition Towns Meet New Brighton – By Rebecca May

July 22, 2010 – 9:37 pm | 4 Comments

The recycled envelope hanging out of my letterbox told me already that this was the package I was waiting for.  My Permaculture Design Course handbook had arrived.
When I was 14 I decided to become a …

Sustainable Design – Why It’s Gonna Save the World – According to Lee Barry

July 9, 2010 – 6:16 pm | 2 Comments

Introducing Lee Barry.  Wellington based Lee is our new sustainable design blogger.  Check out her inspiring words about advertising, design, stuff and life as it could be …
The year is nineteen ninety something or other. …

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