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Grey Lynn 2030

I am community independent member of City Vision and stood at the Auckland Council elections in 2010 and 2013 with the support of Grey Lynn 2030: Transition Community Trust.  I was trustee until May 2016.

Grey Lynn 2030 is part of the international, grassroots Transition Towns movement. The goal of Transtion Towns is to bring people together to explore how we – as communities – can respond to the challenges and opportunities of climate change and peak oil. Transition Towns works on the belief that communities have within themselves the innovation and ingenuity to create positive solutions to the converging crises of our time. It encourages local communities to step into leadership positions.

Grey Lynn 2030 is a local response to these ideas. We are a participatory, community organisation promoting and engaging in building neighbourhood spirit and cooperation while working towards a vision of a positive, resilient, and sustainable community.

Grey Lynn 2030 and the transition town movement are not affiliated with any political party or religion.


Transition Towns New Zealand Aotearoa:

Tuesday 11th July at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria.Plastic in the Ocean. We will show material relating to the plastic in the ocean and plans to clean it up. All welcome. For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington

Tuesday 13th June at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria.Hidden Half of Nature video. We will show a 2016 talk by David Montgomery, author of The Hidden Half of Nature, on the role microbes play in soil and human health. All welcome. For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington

FAMILY SEEKS USE OF LAND IN EXCHANGE FOR FRUIT AND VEG 

I am an experienced vegetable gardener looking for the use of about 2 acres within 1.5 hours of Dunedin, to create a small scale organic farm sufficient to feed up to 3 families all year round. 

In exchange, I propose to share the fresh healthy fruit, veg and meat with the landowner who would also benefit from the resulting improvement to their land.

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Tuesday 9th May at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria (note new venue).What the Health film. We will show the new film “What the Health”, from the makers of Cowspiracy, which investigates the impacts of highly processed industrial animal foods on our personal health and the greater community. Meant to be shown April, but arrived a day late! All welcome. For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington

Earthcare Education is hosting a Permaculture Teacher Training in New Zealand at the end of April 2017!

A 5-day intensive workshop that will empower you to teach permaculture effectively and creatively.

Location / Venue:
Kaiwaka, New Zealand

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Tuesday 14th March at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria (note new venue). Chasing Ice documentary. We will show the documentary film Chasing Ice, a 2012 documentary which captures a multi-year record of the Arctics changing glaciers. All welcome. For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington

Tuesday 14th February at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria (note new venue). ‘Into the Gyre’ documentary. We will show the fim ‘Into the Gyre‘, a 2012 documentary about about plastic pollution in our oceans. There will be time for discussion after the film. All welcome. For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington

Kia Ora!

I would love to come along to a meeting and see if I can be of help with this. Can someone let me know where and when?

Regards,

Ruby

Tuesday 8th November at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria (note new venue). ‘Bikes vs Cars’ film. We will show the documentary film ‘Bikes vs Cars‘, a documentary about the bike and what an amazing tool for change it can be. It highlights a conflict in city planning between bikes, cars and a growing reliance on fossil fuels. All welcome.
For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington

Tuesday 11th October at 7.30pm, at 24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria (note new venue). ‘Seeds of Time’ film. The Seeds of Time is a 2014 documentary which follows agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler’s global journey to save the eroding foundation of our food supply in a new era of climate change. All welcome.
For more information contact Frank Cook, 027 6496508

Location / Venue:
24e Elizabeth St, Mount Victoria, Wellington