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Wellington hub meeting

Ideally this meeting will have one or two representatives from each TT group in the Wellington region. It doesn't need to be the same people as last time, but it would be best if it was.

VENUE: WCC Meeting Room #2 in the Wellington City Council building, entrance off Wakefield St. (note, no food, dinner afterwards?)

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Al Gore's challenge to America

A transcript of Al Gore's speech is here: http://wecansolveit.org/content/pages/304/ 

I found it inspirational.

Steering Group Minutes - Thurs 3 July 2008

Press Release De-brief

Nelson Ecofest Transition Town Seminar

During the Nelson Ecofest, Transition Nelson will be presenting an introduction to Transition Towns as part of the seminar series. See you in the Church on Sunday.

Nelson Ecofest Transition Town Seminar

During the Nelson Ecofest, Transition Nelson will be presenting an introduction to Transition Towns as part of the seminar series. See you in the Jaycee Room on Saturday.

Nelson Political Discussion on Energy/Resilience

Political Discussion: What should we do in the Nelson/Tasman region to increase our resilience to high energy prices? 

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Transition Hawke's Bay - Survival Hawke's Bay inaugral meeting

What if our best laid transitioning plans take too long? This new subgroup looks at survival techniques for if peak oil hits suddenly, leaving us without infrastructure such as healthcare.  All welcome!

Garden Make-overs

Garden Makeovers.

It may be that the best way to create food security in Opotiki is to encourage local growing.  After all, if we are going to establish a local market-place, we’d better have something to trade!    » Read more

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THAMES: Commentator Rod Oram - peaks, carbon, happiness, dollars, and unlimited opportunity [almost]

Author, journalist and commentator Rod Oram - well-known as a regular on Radio New Zealand's Nine-to-Noon show, for his weekly column in the Sunday-Star Times newspaper, and his recent book about New Zealand Reinventing Paradise - will speak in Thames at the St James Hall on Friday 25 July at 7pm. A former business editor of the New Zealand Herald, Rod Oram honed his craft during 18 years as editor and journalist based in London and New York for Britain's highly regarded Financial Times. » Read more

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THAMES: Robert Newman's History of Oil - a satirical oil-focussed comedy film

Its funny, its anarchic, its insightful, and its lit by a couple of burly chaps riding bicycles attached to generators. British comedian Robert Newman, once of the equally funny/anarchic etc Mary Whitehouse Experience brings true tales of colonial derring-doo that make you wish they derring didn't. Its at the Grahamstown Hall in Thames, 7.00, sunday 20 July. and theres soup and discussion to follow.