Will New Zealand be the first developed country to evolve a steady-state economy?

Absolutely great article about the possibilities for New Zealand.

http://fleeingvesuvius.org/2012/01/11/will-new-zealand-be-the-first-developed-country-to-evolve-a-steady-state-economy/

As long as we can get the New Zealand politicians to read and understand these concepts.

TTK at the Sustainable Home and Garden Show

We were at the Kapiti Sustainable Home and Garden show over a somewhat wet weekend (25th & 26th March). Despite the weather, we had a fairly good turnout. We spent our weekend talking to lots of really interesting people about transitioning their homes and community, as well as helping to re-build our local community.

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TTK Community Food forest Steering Meeting 28th June 2009

Present Sharon Dan Andrew RK Sam Richard Willie Anna Andrew Hall Cree Jim

Apologies Pam

1. Possible visits to local property and forests.

Re: David Scott & QE Park designated a couple of people go and see

There are no real examples for us to see, only partial and related results. Bena to investigate and […]

Raumati Station Website Launch & Local Rumblings.

We visited Valhalla in Raumati South today and 4 local councillors Lyndy, David, Scott and Sandra, Regional Councillor Nigel and local labour member Winnie Labon. Surely a local railway station http://www.raumatistation.com/ is much more sustainable for the large amounts of Raumati residents who have to travel to Paraparaumu railway station. There was a great community […]

TTK Community Food Forest Steering Meeting Minutes 14th June 2009

Present Richard Anna Andrew Sharon Sam Bena Dan Willie Pam Isabel

Leadership fine with rotating organisation. Andrew to be key point of contact for the moment.

Other Stuff of interest David scott’s invitation to go to native forest tour passed over and carried to next meeting. Meeting in regards to Lindale (Andrew and Willie attended) […]

Shaving and the environment.

Since I recently shaved, I’d asked myself, since I had no particular idea about the cost of the environment in regards to shaving. Here’s a jazzy video from Umbra…

A good article on shaving and the environment.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/Do-It-Yourself/1972-03-01/How-to-Use-a-Straight-Razor.aspx

Anyway I’m off to get a straight razor and a whole bunch of bandaids. If anyone […]

TT Kapiti Transitioning Manual

We’re looking at our manual that was put together last year and resurrecting it so we can sell/give it away. If you want to have a look and add suggestions even put in bits for the missing parts, you are most welcome.

A Manual for Transitioning Kapiti

What is Transition Towns?

by Andrew Rundle-Keswick April 2009 at KCDC Sustainable Home and Garden show

Andrew Rundle-Keswick talks on “What is Transition Towns?”; Some History of TT in New Zealand and discussion of problems facing the world and and urging for action.

Part 1

Part 2

The Powerpoint Presentation to download. http://ttk.org.nz/files/What_is_TTK.ppt

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Fair Weather at Sustainable Home and Garden Show

Hi all,

We had an excellent weekend at the Sustainable Home and Garden Show in Kapiti. The weather was brilliant all weekend, so there was an awesome turnout on both days. Our tent was especially cool because we had living economies and not 1, not 2, but 3 Transition groups: TTKapiti, TT Otaki and the […]

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.

http://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/Sustainability/Events.htm

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