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The Power of Community - TTMarton

Our next meeting 4 Aug 7:30pm will feature a couple of shortish movies on “Perma-culture”

The first is called “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil” » Read more

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Venue - Marton City Elim Church Hall corner Broadway and High Streets.

A Crude Awakening - Waiheke

The New Zealand Herald and other popular media have made the link between the rising prices of food and the price of oil, but they have failed to highlight the link between the rising price of oil and the current geological realities of this valuable but finite resource. Transition Waiheke is offering a screening of this Crude Awakening, that came out in late 2006, when the oil price was spiking at the shockingly high price of $70/barrel! (it has been over $140/barrel in recent months). The film points out that new oil is not being made, discovery peaked a long time ago, and we are now using six barrels of oil for every new one that we discover. Times are a changing. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
The Waiheke Community Cinema

Green Drinks and Lynda Hallinan

One of the first things the Opotiki Transition Town group did after our first public meeting in November was to establish our own regular Green Drinks.  We’ve been meeting and welcoming new people to join the korero ever since. » Read more

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Sustainable Whanganui general meeting

Sustainable Whanganui monthly meetings are now bi-monthly (instead of monthly) as we transition.

Transition Town steering group meetings run weekly: Tuesdays at 3.30.


Location / Venue: 
Environment Centre
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An Interview with Starhawk; sacred activism, collapse and the role of permaculture

from http://transitionculture.org/2008/07/23/an-interview-with-starhawk/

What do you see as being the main characteristics of the challenge we face at this moment?

I think the challenge we face at this moment is pretty simple. We just need to completely transform our economy, our technology, our system of agriculture, our food system and the governance systems that go with it, and we needed to have done this all 10 years ago! It’s easy... (laughs). » Read more

Organic Food Co-op Feasibility Meeting - Opotiki Coast

There has been a great deal of support for an Organic Food Co-operative to be started here in Opotiki.  We have an option of using some space in the Ngaitai Iwi Authority Trust's 'Blue Shed' on the corner of Church and Richard St.

If you are interested in being part of or supporting the existance of an organic food co-op in Opotiki then please come to the meeting at 7pm Weds 30th July at 60 Wellington St, Opotiki.  Contact Kazel on 3155055 or 0210332428 for more details, or reply here. » Read more

Peak Oil Presentation - TT Aro Valley

Peak Oil Public Presentation - 2nd August

  • Why has the price of petrol gone up so much?

  • How can we adapt to make Aro Valley resilient to rising food and transport costs?

  • Bring your ideas and enthusiasm!

Meet with us: Saturday 2nd August

Time: 7.30 - 9pm

Venue: Aro Valley Community Centre, Aro Valley » Read more

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to a film night : A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to a film night : A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash

The story of how our civilization’s addiction to oil puts it on a collision course with geology. Compelling, intelligent, and highly entertaining, the film visits with the world’s top experts and comes to a startling, but logical conclusion – our industrial society, built on cheap and readily available oil, must be completely re-imagined and overhauled.

When: Monday 28th July, 7.00pm
Where: Kapiti Community Centre
15 Ngahina Street
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Film screening - Power of Community - Wellington

An inspiring documentary on the effects of peak oil on the community of Cuba after the collapse of the Soviet Union, which subsidized a large part of Cuba's oil and energy imports.

Discussions after the screening of the films.

Where: St Francis de Sales hall
11 Mersey Street
Island Bay, Wellington











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