Would you like to set up a Transition Town in your area or are you already part of an existing Transition community and like to network and share learnings with other groups? Transition Towns is a vibrant, international grassroots movement with a framework that communities can use to create positive solutions to the converging environmental,…

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Clause 52 of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Bill 2009, banning general tree protection in urban areas. ACTION IS NEEDED NOW – IT IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO START WRITING NOW (if you haven’t already) and please pass this on to others who might be also be interested. It is expected that the government…

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Western Leader 26 June Council cash saves schools’ green scheme A council cash injection of $90,000 will keep the Enviroschools programme going in Waitakere city for another two years. Twenty-six west Auckland schools take part in the nationwide scheme funded by councils and the government. But the scheme, set up to promote recycling, sustainable living…

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Are you involved with another voluntary group besides GL2030? If that group is trying to get online, but lacks the budget or know-how to do it independently this could be for you. Help is now at hand in the form of innovative community web service, the People’s Times . A brand new addition to Aotearoa’s…

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