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365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 288 – People Are Awesome – Look We Made it into the Daily GOOD!

February 9, 2011 – 7:55 pm |

We’ve just had another whale beaching here in Golden Bay New Zealand.  They’re pilot whales and every few years they show up in pods at Puponga, near Farewell Spit.  It seems that DoC and us …

Ekodo: Forest Sublime

February 7, 2011 – 6:00 pm | 2 Comments

By Sean Weaver
Have you been to a forest today?
With all senses acutely aware?
Bathed in rivers and washed your worries away?
Drawn deep the secrets of ancient green air?

Have you sat on a log wet with moss?
Have …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 286 – Got a Groovy Goal You Want to Finally Reach? Join Me at This Goal Getting Group

February 7, 2011 – 5:55 pm |

There’s something exciting going on here in Charlotte-ville.  I’m lucky enough to be part of a Goal Getters group that Robyn Simpson – Director of Choose the ‘Tude – is running on facebook.
So what …

Kāpiti Coast’s Greenest Street: A crushing morning

February 7, 2011 – 2:53 pm |

Blog 3: by Stacey Gasson
Going into their fourth month of Kāpiti Coast’s Greenest Street competition, participants are really hitting their stride. On Saturday I went to see one of Andy Fraser’s pet projects come to …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 273 – Could the Past be our Future?

January 24, 2011 – 3:00 pm |

Today has been a full one as I continue to push Wild Energy out to the masses.  I’ve just posted up our second entry – it’s a goody!  It’s about a Micro-hydro kinetic turbine – …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 272 – Kapiti Coast Council Spearheading Green Streets Movement

January 23, 2011 – 5:00 pm |

Today I posted up a very cool blog from the coordinator of Kapiti Coast’s Greenest Street competition – which is taking place on New Zealand’s Kaptiti Coast.  Stacey Gasson is the Sustainable Communities Coordinator for …

Ekodo: Fear and Courage

January 19, 2011 – 10:08 pm | One Comment

By Sean Weaver
The meandering notes of a lazily played guitar wafted through tall gently swaying trees on that midsummer morning. The sun seared my head now wet from the effort of sanding and painting this …

Rainbow style Healing & Learning Event … Golden Bay

January 19, 2011 – 4:33 pm |

This springs from a long standing tradition, the Rainbow Gathering and the Spirit of Nature tradition of Celebrating to be a light being, learning and living a natural healthy and conscientious lifestyles aimed at those …

Earth Friendly Luminate Festival All Set for Take Off at the End of January

January 12, 2011 – 2:34 pm |

When you grow up in a town like Takaka, New Zealand, which has hosted Entrain, The Gathering, Stardust, Visionz, Uprising and Canaan Downs Festivals (to name a few), you might start wondering about this place …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 251 – Entering the Realm of Farewell Spit

January 1, 2011 – 6:34 pm |

Here in Golden Bay the population has at least doubled and people are streaming in from all manner of distant lands.  Today I joined the tourists and traveled out to Farewell Spit with the family.  …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 250 – Congratulations You Made it Through to 2011!!! This is the Year We Get Seriously Creative About Going Green.

December 31, 2010 – 10:31 pm |

For me the role of Happyzine is to illuminate what’s possible for the planet.  And so I rejoice in publishing an amazing array of ‘working the edge’, why not, optimistic articles about sustainability.  This year …

The 100 Mile People Harvest! Week 4: A Smorgasbord of Coromandel Hotspots Guaranteed to Inspire! Part 1

December 27, 2010 – 6:06 pm | One Comment

An inspiring four week harvest of visionary people and projects achieving the seemingly impossible within 100 miles of my Coromandel (New Zealand) home.
The Coromandel area is so overflowing with inspiring people and projects doing amazing …

Last Minute Green Christmas Shopping – Clean Earth Soap Gift Box

December 18, 2010 – 10:02 pm |

The perfect gift for friends and family.
Our luxurious olive oil soap gift box contains the following
– 3 different soap bars from our range
– A hand felted soap bar
– A hand made wooden soap dish made …

Classifieds 18th December 2010

December 18, 2010 – 9:57 pm |
Classifieds 18th December 2010

Clean Earth Soap Gift Box… The perfect gift for friends and family. Our luxurious olive oil soap gift box contains the following: 3 different soap bars from our range, a hand felted soap bar, and …

Classifieds 11th December 2010

December 11, 2010 – 11:23 am |
Classifieds 11th December 2010

Divine Herbals….Give someone a high integrity present this Christmas! Handcrafted Herbal Tea Blends for Healthy Living.  Made from Organic or locally wild-harvested herbs.  Committed to working towards a …

New Zealand Youth Present Thousands of Climate Change Messages to Minister Nick Smith at United Nations Climate Change Negotiations

December 10, 2010 – 8:12 pm |

New Zealand Youth Present Thousands of Climate Change Messages to Minister Nick Smith at United Nations Climate Change Negotiations
Cancun, Mexico (13.00 GMT-6) – The New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) presented a huge handmade canvas fern …

WWF Calls on New Zealanders Across the Country to Dive into Their Creative Side and Put Their Ocean:Views in the Picture

December 2, 2010 – 4:26 pm |

WWF calls on New Zealanders across the country to dive into their creative side and put their Ocean:Views in the picture
The official start of summer arrived on time yesterday (1 December) in Wellington, as crowds …

Quantas Announces New Carbon Offset Provider

November 30, 2010 – 4:46 pm |

QANTAS ANNOUNCES NEW CARBON OFFSET PROVIDER
SYDNEY, 30 November 2010: The Qantas Group today announced it had finalised new supplier arrangements for its voluntary carbon offset program under an agreement with Climate Friendly.
Customer contributions to the …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 217 – Kiwi River On My Skin

November 28, 2010 – 8:20 pm | 2 Comments
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 217 – Kiwi River On My Skin

One reason I live here in the top of the South Island, in Golden Bay, is the river life.  As in: there is life in the rivers.  Now that’s a nice thing.  It’s pretty special …

Kiwi Youth Delegation in Mexico for International Youth Climate Movement

November 27, 2010 – 6:00 pm |

CANCUN, MEXICO 25/11/2010-
12 young Kiwi’s are joining youth from across the globe this weekend to campaign for strong and immediate climate change action. The 6th annual conference of youth (COY6) is bringing together over 500 …

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