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Community Reefs, 103°

Opotiki, New Zealand

Updated in June 2013

The green benefits of forming fish growing reefs close to boat launching areas are many: Fishermen use significantly less petrol getting to where fish are. Simpler near shore fishing boats can be used. The fishing is action packed, fun and produces a greater diversity of species. Smaller catches can be ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, biological farming, Business & Biodiversity, Carbon Sequestration, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Health, Ocean, Organic, Poverty & Development, Science, Sustainability, Tourism, Transition Towns, Water

Go Green Expo: Sustainability, Efficiency, Organics & Everything Green, 30°

TSB Arena & Shed 6, Wellington, New Zealand

Updated in March 2013

Wellington - October 12th & 13th 2013 Annual Organic, Efficiency, Sustainability Expo. The Mecca of 'Organic and Sustainable living!' Come and discover a whole new range of exciting products and services that will delight your senses and tantalise your taste buds, look for home improvements and buy gifts! What is the Go ...

Project about Advertising, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Business & Biodiversity, carbon certification, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Tech, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Fairtrade, Food, Green energy, Health, hydro energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Media, Organic, Recycling, Soil, Solar, Sustainability, Technology, Transport, waste, Wind Energy

11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence, 20°

An Australasian Permaculture Convergence 11 project in Turangi, New Zealand

Updated in December 2011

Permaculture Aotearoa welcomes you to: Resilience by Design Wed 11th to Sun 15th April 2012 Turangi, Central North Island, New Zealand First time in New Zealand for the Australasian Convergence. We are planning an awesome event- don't miss it! Experienced practitioners, Inspiring speakers, Practical ideas, Excellent networking, Whole systems ...

Project about Architecture, Art & Culture, Design, Farming, Food, Green Roof, Organic, Permaculture, Politics & Government, Sustainability, Technology, Transition Towns

SCANZ 2011: Eco sapiens -- Hui/Symposium, 15°

Owae Marae, Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand

Updated in December 2010

How can we re-imagine our relationships with nature? Join us for an interdisciplinary discussion on the possible futures of human adaptation. We invite people from different worlds — scientists, artists, social activists, cultural commentators, tangata whenua, educators, entrepreneurs and others to bring their thoughts to discussions on: PERSPECTIVES ON A SPECIES ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Art & Culture, Business & Biodiversity, Climate Change, Consumerism, Corporate Citizenship, David Suzuki, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Events, Farming, Food, Green energy, Green Spaces, Health, Media, Philosophy & Religion, Polar Sea Ice, Politics & Government, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Science, Transition Towns, waste, Water

Ethical Investment Trust, 20°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in June 2010

How a little investment can bring big change. Over the past five years Trade Aid has been growing fast! We have been extending fair trade to thousands of artisans, farmers and their families every year. But all this growth requires finance. You can play a vital role in supporting this ...

Project about Consumerism, Finance & Money, Food, Industry & Business, Organic, Retail

Next Generation Coffee fund, 20°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in June 2010

Supporting sustainable livelihoods for coffee-growing families , All around the world, millions of small-scale coffee farmers are losing income as their harvests decrease in size from year to year. Their trees are getting old, and the amount of coffee they are able to produce from their aging trees is in decline ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Consumerism, Finance & Money, Food, Retail

Dr Christine Jones Roadshow, 16°

An Earth Food Inc project in Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

In June this year Earth Food Inc will be hosting a two week visit from the world renowned soils ecologist, Dr Christine Jones. In 2001 Christine received a Community Fellowship Award from Land and Water Australia. The LWA Program was designed to ‘provide recognition to individuals with an outstanding track ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, ETS, Food, Water

Good Shopping Handbook, 70°

New Zealand

Updated in May 2010

Good magazine started a Kiwi shopping guide for everyone seeking green, ethical or sustainable products - from grocery and fashion products to travel and footwear.

Project about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Finance & Money, Food, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, marketing, Media, Organic, Water

National Permaculture Day 2010, 26°

Nationwide, New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

September 1st 2010 is National Permaculture Day! Nationwide actions on the day, all for free! Please send us your local events, ideas and suggestions.... Hold a street party, plant a tree, hold a tour of your home/property highlighting how you have integrated Permaculture ethics and principles into your lifestyles ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Architecture, Art & Culture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Children and Families, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Events, Food, Green energy, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media, Organic, Permaculture, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Population, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Smart Growth, Solar, Transition Towns, Transport, Travel, Water, Weather

Inulinz Ltd, 10°

A Methane Reduction Ltd, INULINZ Ltd and more project in Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

To grow a highly productive, low input crop on marginal land to yield new, healthy food products with a low GI, and to produce GF flour. To do this we are developing new agricultural machinery and a new processing (extraction) technology. This technology can be used to process waste vegetables ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Food, Health, Permaculture

Make a commitment to drink great wines with great sustainability credentials!, 115°

New Zealand

Updated in February 2010

In 2006 the Grove Mill winery in Marlborough became the first certified carbon neutral winery in the world. Its owners, the New Zealand Wine Company (NZWC), achieved Landcare Research’s carboNZeroCert TM certification for their vineyards and production of wines at Grove Mill, and for freight of the wine to ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Art & Culture, Consumerism, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior

Food for Change, 60°

Global, New Zealand

Updated in November 2009

Causing global change one meal at a time. What we eat locally makes a difference globally. Our mouth is about as local as it gets, so that seems like a good place to start climate changing. Maybe leadership begins with what goes into our mouths, not with what comes out ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Genetic Modification, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Transport, Water

Carbon Neutral (or Reduction) Supermarket Sections, 138°

(a good idea here, is a good idea anywhere), New Zealand

Updated in November 2009

We have been trying to drum up support for the concept of carbon neutral supermarket sections. This would then give organisations a market imperative to measure, offset and reduce their carbon emissions. It is part of a bigger picture of in regards to a concept of carbon accounting that we ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Consumerism, Emissions, Food, Lifestyle & Behavior

Only use Wellington Combined Taxi's when visiting the captial , 40°

Wellington , New Zealand

Updated in November 2009

Join a growing number of businesses and government departments who have updated their procurement policy to only used Wellington Combined Taxi’s when visiting the capital when walking or alternative transport is not appropriate. Wellington Combined Taxis Ltd currently operates 442 modern vehicles combined with 600 uniformed drivers. It also ...

Project about Climate Change, Consumerism, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Finance & Money, Food, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Politics & Government, Transport

Solar Powered Dehydrator, 10°

Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand

Updated in October 2009

I am an organic grower and am keen to find an industrial designer to help finalise the design of a solar powered dehydrator. I am taken by Cradle-to-Cradle design concept and would like to talk to someone of like mind. I foresee 3 sizes - commercial orchard, lifestyler, household. Last season ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Clean Technologies, Design, Food, Organic, Permaculture, Solar

Eco-My-Flat, 26°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in August 2008

Eco-my-flat is a four-week competition and workshop programme aimed at helping university students save money and become more eco-friendly. The competition aims to promote sustainable student lifestyles, with a workshop each week covering the themes of energy, waste, transport and consumption. The workshops, run by a professional facilitator, addressed specific ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Education, Energy Saving, Food, Recycling, Transport

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