Fairtrade Fortnight is from May 4-19 and there will be a range of events around New Zealand to raise awareness of Fairtrade products.  From Fairtrade ANZ: “Every product carrying the Fairtrade Label has been independently checked against international standards, all the way from the field to the shelf, so you can trust that the products…

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On behalf of Grey Lynn 2030 and the Grey Lynn Community Centre a big thank you to everyone who contributed to the  Oxfam  Coffee Break 2010 held at the GL Community Centre on Thursday 13 May. We enjoyed delicious Fairtrade coffee and hot chocolate provided by Kokako with home made Fairtrade, organic Afghans  by Tania’s…

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The Grey Lynn Community Centre and Grey Lynn 2030 are hosting a Coffee Break this Fair Trade Fortnight as part of Oxfam’s Biggest Coffee Break. Come and enjoy a Fairtrade cuppa with homemade biscuits and help raise money towards Oxfam’s work with struggling coffee growers in the developing world. Date: Thursday 13th May Time: 10…

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Fair trade ensures producers in developing countries receive a fair price for their products which reduces poverty and gives communities a better future. The five steps to becoming a fair trade city are: 1.Wellington City Council passes a resolution. 2. Fair Trade products are relatively available in retail and catering outlets. 3. Local workplaces and…

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