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Water, air and being happy – by Dunedin naturopath Francisca Griffin

March 19, 2016 – 4:00 am |

By Francisca Griffin, Naturopath
Listen to the Access Internet Radio pod cast here.
Water!  
Our bodies, just like Planet Earth, are composed of around 65 % water. Did you know that our amazing bodies also have every element …

Water, water everywhere at Auckland environmental expo

March 3, 2016 – 4:00 am |

 
Manukau Beautification Trust
Explore an interactive cave, get to know your fish, create origami seabirds, make your own rain and navigate a bush walk in the company of water creatures… an enchanting educational event awaits Aucklanders.
The …

Universities unite for fresh water management

February 24, 2016 – 4:00 am |

The University of Canterbury’s Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr and Lincoln University’s Acting Vice-Chancellor Dr John Hay have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding governing the next five years of operations of the Waterways Centre for …

Kiwis empowered to become kaitiaki for their local rivers and streams

September 25, 2014 – 12:25 pm |

Victoria University
Victoria University of Wellington’s engineering students are continuing to push the frontiers of pollution monitoring in New Zealand’s waterways through an innovative collaboration known as RiverWatch.
The next phase of the RiverWatch venture, which involves …

Freshwater ‘national parks’ safe again

July 11, 2013 – 10:59 pm |

10 July 2013 – Wellington
 Forest & Bird media release for immediate use
 Freshwater ‘national parks’ safe again – for the moment
 Forest & Bird says that Environment Minister Amy Adams is to be congratulated for listening …

Free Pure Kiwi Water for All Could Lead to a Plastic Bottle Free Auckland City

September 9, 2011 – 1:11 pm |

Hauraki Golf Conservation Trust
Media release
7 September 2011
Water Fountains Spout Clean Green Outcome

Bottled water not only hits the pockets of Aucklanders but is rapidly becoming one of the greatest polluters of the …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 294 – Dolphin for a Moment

February 15, 2011 – 5:00 pm |

Most glorious moment of today?  Actually there were quite a few … but to pluck just one fine moment from today’s selection : swimming in a friend’s swimming pool, on a hot, hot day, and …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 266 – Heavenly Paddling at the Takaka Bridge (and Wild Energy – ENTER NOW!)

January 17, 2011 – 8:44 pm |

Well girls and boys.  Today’s grandest moment of fun and chillaxation for me was when my dog and I nipped away to the Takaka River (near the big Takaka bridge) for a little cool off.   …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 253 – Waikoropupu Magic

January 4, 2011 – 7:08 pm | One Comment

This summer I’ve taken on a part-time job protecting the world’s most pure water.  Yes indeed.  I get paid to hang out at the foot of a national park, gazing at azure blue, immensely clear, …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#193 – The Indication of Pleasure

November 1, 2010 – 9:44 pm |

After a brief resting period through the heart of winter my three year old son Kahu is back into naked frolicking on the beach.  Today’s blog would be far more exciting if I said I …

Wild Sponsorship Requested for Wild Energy Competition

October 11, 2010 – 4:26 pm | One Comment

My name’s Charlotte Squire, I’m the wild founder of Happyzine and I would like to tell you something wonderful about Wild Energy.
A few years ago I heard about the tale of the Mokihinui River here …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#154 – Getting Pristine – the Lazy Person’s Guide

September 22, 2010 – 5:51 pm |

As well as living at the foot of New Zealand’s hottest hot bed of biodiversity.  I also live around the corner from Te Waikoropupu Springs – Australasia’s largest fresh water springs, and the world’s cleanest, …

From Water Capture to Birthing into Water

August 27, 2010 – 3:59 pm |

Last week I chatted merrily about water conservation, about my dreams to capture more and how to put it to use. A very keen part of the permaculture process. Another principle of permaculture …

A Conversation About Water Conservation

August 20, 2010 – 1:23 pm |

I check the weather online almost as often as I check my email. Not that it changes anything- we’ll still get weather. So it seems almost ironic, in a very long wet winter, …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#119 – Had a Busy Week? Try Hot Water.

August 15, 2010 – 8:35 pm | 3 Comments

What’s a girl to do when she’s been flat out all week running a way cool website, teaching people how to blog, and make money from positive writing, and raising an even cooler kid who …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#108 – River Memory.

August 3, 2010 – 9:46 pm | 2 Comments

At present I am proving the overall hypothesis of this blog: increased happiness equals increased success.  It’s awesome.  There’s so much happening right now with Happyzine, and one of the things is the launch of …

6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home

July 20, 2010 – 8:08 pm |

This article was originally published by the American website: yes! This article is by …

Q &A – The World of ‘wurld’ – Socially Responsible Bottled Water

January 8, 2010 – 8:09 am |

1. Tell us about ‘wurld’ – who are you? What is your mission?
‘wurld’ is a new brand of consumer products that gives 100% of it’s profit to related causes, for example we sell bottled water …