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Carbon Footprints

The first Opotiki Coast column was published on Thursday, and got great feedback! Yay!  This next article on Carbon Footprints may need some help, does it reach the target audience? Feedback gratefully recieved, before publication next Thurs. Cheers, Kazel

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The girl who silenced the world


A 13 year old tells it the way she sees it - to the United Nations

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An Introduction to Transition Towns - MARTON

An Introduction to Transition Towns

Marton Elim Church - 7:30pm

The End of Suburbia screens in Inglewood

Come along to find out about the end of the era of cheap oil.  This film will knock your socks off.

At the Cue Theatre in Inglewood. $2 entry. 

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Peak Oil : A Turning Point for Mankind

The term Peak Oil now enters the dictionary as the importance of the issue finally hits the mainstream. The International Energy Agency, which is the OECD watchdog, has long been aware of it having issued a warning in 1998 that demand would outpace supply by 2010 save for the entry of a mysterious element, termed Unidentified Unconventional, which was evidently a coded term for shortage. » Read more

Vanload of Opotiki Coast to Rotorua!

We are taking a vanload of TTOC to Rotorua Green Drinks to hear Lynda Hallinan speak. We are leaving at 3.30 to arrive by 5.30. Lynda will be speaking from 6pm. There is plenty of room in the van, so contact Kazel on 3155055 to reserve a seat. Lynda Hallinan is the editor of the NZ Gardener magazine, and has been living almost entirely self-sufficiently for 18 months. Her books of gardening and cooking seasonally are a true inspiration, with so much practical advice for us in NZ.

Public Meeting - Kaiwaka 7.30 pm

Showing "In Danger of Falling Food" (an inspirational permaculture DVD with lot of ideas). Will be followed by discussion about increasing local food production and the work TTK Garden / Food group are doing. We welcome input, ideas & suggestions -


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Peak oil on mainstream US news

Kunstler on CBC talking the long emergency, suburbia, and life without cheap oil…(8 mins)

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Transition Lower Hutt

Following the enthusiasm of last Tuesday's Lower Hutt meeting - you're invited to a meeting to get down to some real planning.

We'll start with a shared pot luck dinner at 7pm, at Stuart's house: 4 Burke Grove, Naenae (http://smaps.co.nz/nz/lower+hutt/naenae/burke+grove/4/) » Read more

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Royal Society Panel discussion: "Should we drill the Great South Basin?"

New Zealand Geophysical Society

Panel discussion:  "Should we drill the Great South Basin?"

Date: Thursday 17 July 2008, 7:30-8:30 pm,
Science House (RSNZ premises) Turnbull St, Thorndon
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