Transition Waiheke gets the nod

Jan 20th

Awareness raising of Transition Waiheke at the Green's "Picnic for the Planet" at Surfdale on Jan 20th. In Jeannette Fitsimmons annual state of the planet address, Jeannette announced that “Waiheke has just become the first place in New Zealand to be formally named as a transition town with active programmes to reduce the community’s dependence on oil”.

The Transition Waiheke team at the picnic for the planet(From Left: Sue Connor, Jan Bakuwel, Deb Lyttle, Derek Hayward, Claire Mortimer and James Samuel.

Jan 14th

Transition Waiheke gets the nod from the Transition Network in the UK, approving its request to formalise the Transition Waiheke initiative - New Zealand's first official Transition Town.