Tommorrow S.H.A.G.S.

Sustainable Home and Garden Show

We’re gonna be at the show 4th and 5th of April, we’ll be sharing Tent 23 with TT Otaki and TT Waikanae. See you there.

Earth Hour 28th March

I’ll be at the Paraparaumu Library from 9am to 1pm handing out FREE energy saving lightbulbs as part of Earth Hour Promotion Saturday 28th March. Come on down, grab a light bulb, read some books, be enLIGHTened.

Cheers, Sam

Ground is broken for White House ‘kitchen garden’


WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-six elementary schoolchildren wielded shovels, rakes, pitchforks and wheelbarrows to help first lady Michelle Obama break ground on the first day of spring for a produce and herb garden on the White House grounds.

Crops to be planted in the coming weeks on the 1,100-square-foot, L-shaped patch near the […]

Ecobolb Swap for Kapiti/Paraparaumu

We’re running a fundraiser for light bulb drive in conjunction with the council, basically delivering 2 energy saving bulbs to every residence in paraparaumu. There are some other community groups involved, but if anyone wants to donate some of their time and deliver 2 light bulbs to 100 houses each, please either email me “sam […]

Sustainable Home and Garden Show

We’re gonna be at the show 4th and 5th of April, we’ll be sharing a Tent with TT Waikanae. See you there.

New climate change projections released for NZ

Tuesday, 27 May 2008, 10:41 am Press Release: NIWA

NIWA Media Release Tuesday 27 May 2008

New climate change projections released for New Zealand

The National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has produced new climate change projections for New Zealand.

The new projections represent the most up-to-date scientific knowledge about likely effects of […]

Rugby and racing won’t solve our problems

– BOB BROCKIE The Dominion Post | Monday, 26 May 2008

The media so overflows with shock-horror stories about carbon emissions that I’m reluctant to add to the clamour. But I feel bound to report on some news put about by three heavyweight scientists.

Shocked! How the oil crisis has hit the world

By Andy McSmith, Jerome Taylor and Nigel Morris Saturday, 31 May 2008 British pensioners who cannot afford to heat their homes. European hauliers and fishermen whose livelihoods are under threat. Palestinians forced to fill up their cars with olive oil. Americans asked to go down to a four-day week.

All around the world, in a […]

Countdown to power crisis

Countdown to power crisis By JAMES WEIR – The Dominion Post | Tuesday, 27 May 2008

Hydro-power lakes are at their worst levels since the 1992 electricity crisis and consumers could be three weeks away from being asked to cut back use if there is no rain, or sooner if a big station fails… […]

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