The Future is Local - Connect
I recently moved to Kerepehi, have bought a property in the village, a house with an 800 square metre section, and am beginning a project to transform it into an urban permaculture property.
I have set up a Facebook Page, and will be posting details of the project as it proceeds, with photos and comments about the issues that come up and how I go about resolving them. I expect this Page to eventually become a resource for urban permaculture, and a place to discuss…Continue
Added by Peter Archer on July 28, 2013 at 0:51 — No Comments
Wilderland is a wonderful part of our community’s heritage as one of the oldest collectively managed organic farms in New Zealand. Having undergone many challenges in the past few years, Wilderland is now moving forward with a vision to become an iconic centre for sustainable living right here in the Coromandel.
Wilderland has just launched a crowd-funding campaign to build a new Visitor House and now the race is on to raise $10,000 before 15th September!
Added by Wilderland Trust on July 25, 2013 at 13:01 — No Comments
I was in the Britomart Market recently, talking to a man with a cheese stall. He said how he thought Thames would be a great place for a cheese festival .... "ah, cheese and beer".
There's a number of great cheese dairies around the Waikato, and I think he's right.... who's got some energy for that?
Added by mark skelding on July 9, 2013 at 9:51 — No Comments
The recent furore over the swapping of communications data between friends - the celebrated PRISM technology: I'll spy on yours, you spy on mine, and we'll share so as to avoid accusations of monitoring our own people - is not just the response of a hyperalert entente between a group of allies in the face of international uncertainty, suggests the Guardian newspaper.
This article - …Continue
Added by mark skelding on June 18, 2013 at 6:36 — No Comments
Wilderland is one of the oldest collectively-managed farms in New Zealand with several acres of well-established certified organic gardens, as well as extensive orchards. We produce all vegetables and herbs needed by the Wilderland community, with surplus sold in our roadside shop. This natural wonderland is the classroom in which you will learn skills in all aspects of organic gardening, including crop rotation, planting, pest-management, harvesting and composting. All the seedlings for our…Continue
Added by Wilderland Trust on June 8, 2013 at 15:47 — No Comments
Linda Sheehan, Earth Law Center addresses UN General Assembly …
Added by Graham Brown on June 5, 2013 at 22:10 — No Comments
Rights of Nature - updates from around the world!
Added by Graham Brown on June 4, 2013 at 22:40 — No Comments
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More on this spiritually aligned, socially responsible, forward thinking man..
Added by Graham Brown on May 15, 2013 at 7:58 — No Comments
Take the time to watch this video, more than once! It succinctly lays out the opposing values between our profit driven economic system, and an, environmentally/socially sustainable system. Peter Joseph has his head and his heart in the right place to help lay out a ground-plan for survival amongst the crazy downhill pursuits of our current economic and social fabric resulting in the environmentally and socially destructive spiral we find ourselves…Continue
Added by Graham Brown on May 15, 2013 at 7:25 — No Comments
Add your support to the campaign for a wise political response to our deteriorating world and a comprehensive risk assessment of New Zealand's environment, economy and sense of community
Added by Denis Tegg on March 11, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
What if we were constantly being exposed to the GOOD news that's happening in the world, instead of the crime and disasters. If you'd rather be cheered up and encouraged, than brought down and discouraged, check out: www.happyzine.co.nz Charlotte has been getting the good news out about communities getting together, helping themselves and the environment, for the last 5 years. Let's share all the good stuff that happens in T3 :-)
Added by Rosalie Steward on February 9, 2013 at 9:02 — No Comments
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What's the new story of our place – and what does it look like?
The most exciting thing to happen in Thames in years...
and you are essential to it!
(and please bring a photo of the inside of your fridge! Really.)
On Saturday, Civic Centre, 10am-4pm, one of the country's most creative urban designers will…Continue
Added by Louise Deane on October 23, 2012 at 19:43 — No Comments
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Added by Graham Brown on August 10, 2012 at 23:52 — No Comments