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Here is news from around the country, about what each Transition Town initiative is up to.
The Brooklyn Food Group now has a facebook page with up to date information on our community orchard, share gardens and up coming workshops. Search Brooklyn Food Group to get current news and information.
Spring Sustainability Fair
Sustainable Bays are holding a "Sustainability Fair" in September 2013, Browns Bay, Auckland.
If you have a business or a community group are interested in showcasing your work to the community, we would love to hear from you. Likewise if you are interested in helping to organise the event, we are always open to new people joining our group.
Contact us vis our Facebook page » Read more
Energyshare is a renewable energy cooperative company thats been recently started in Auckland to enable people to have solar PV installed on their houses and for investors to make a fixed return on their money invested for making this happen.
The cooperative model is based on Energy cooperatives that are appearing in greater numbers in the UK and allows members to benefit not only via cheaper solar electricity prices but also share in any profits that the organisation makes over time. » Read more
The 2013 National Permaculture Hui will be held in Taranaki on March 9-11.
The kaupapa or theme of the hui is "Upskilling", with an emphasis on practical workshops, Matauranga Maori, connecting, and sharing.
Have you got a skill or knowledge to share?
Can you help develop the capacity of people and communities to live sustainably?
Minutes attached from our last Waste Minimisation Group meeting on 8 August 2012.
Next meeting TBA.
Minutes attached from the Local Food Production's meeting on 15 September 2012.
Follow-up meeting: Field trip 29 September 2012
Recent contribution about local food production from Ooooby:
Present: Jocelyn, Bev, Rean, Jo, Tarryn, Patrick, Helen, Pam, Derek, Davian, Sarah J, Tony, Kristie, Toby, Sarah W, Stephanie, Kirsten.
Apologies: Tim,,Tristan, Alannah, Helen F.
Round of introduction. Noted first meeting was 18 July 2012.
Next Orchard working bee: 3 November 2-4pm.