Panel discussion on proposed RMA fast track changes

Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Pishief ,Chair of Historic Places Aotearoa “HERITAGE RE-AWARDS & LOCAL CAPITAL CULTURAL PUNISHMENT?” Q & A, panel discussion on proposed RMA fast track changes Dr Pishief is a PhD in Heritage and Museum Studies and has worked for the Department of Conservation, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga,...

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National Community Heritage Conference

Historic Places Aotearoa National Community Heritage Conference: Local Heritage Matters A conference for historical societies, heritage groups and institutions, museums, iwi, hapū, marae committees, genealogists, and individuals from across New Zealand. A call for papers will be on www.historicplacesaotearoa.org.nz in March. Topics will include protection, conservation, interpretation, fundraising, advocacy, risks,...

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Forest & Bird centennial celebration

Forest & Bird is celebrating 100 years of conservation mahi alongside their Pest Free Hibiscus Coast Project and the Hibiscus Coast branch of Forest & Bird. It will be a fun day of nature-themed activities, and, of course, there will be cake. Bring family, friends and a picnic. It will...

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National Walk2Work Day

The theme for Living Streets Aotearoa’s Walk2Work Day this year  is Move Your Mood.   Walking improves mental health and physical wellbeing.  Walking is good for you, and it’s good for the environment.  You can move your mood with a walk in the fresh air.  Some suggestions for taking part: Walk...

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Take the Jump – Kia Māia te Peke webinar part 2

On 6 December, a webinar was hosted by Our Climate Declaration, featuring Tom Bailey, who leads the Take the Jump global team, and Chris Wheatley, who is coordinating the Aotearoa-New Zealand adaptation of this movement through the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum. This webinar was recorded and link to the video...

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Take the Jump – a global behaviour change movement

“Take the Jump” is a global behaviour change movement that is positive, engaging and aims to reach people who are concerned about climate change but uncertain what they can do. Tom Bailey from the global “Take the Jump” team will talk on how the movement was conceived and designed, on...

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Christmas fun family afternoon at Highwic

On Sunday 10th December, you are invited to enjoy a fun family afternoon in Highwic’s beautiful heritage gardens. See inside the house decorated in the Victorian style, visit the Christmas Shop and find exclusive gifts for Christmas. Live musical entertainment in the garden by Ukulele Heaven, traditional Christmas music in...

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What does the new government mean for the environment?

In a special live stream event, Greenpeace will be taking a look at the make-up of the new coalition government and what it will mean for the environment. Speakers: Russel, Greenpeace Executive Director; Niamh, Programme Director; Mike Smith, Climate Co-chair for the Iwi Chairs Forum Climate; and Amanda, Head of...

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Making Room for Rivers

Forest & Bird Central Auckland Branch is holding a presentation called Making Room for Rivers, with Tom Kay, the F&B Freshwater Advocate. Tom will talk about how river management in New Zealand has worsened the impacts of flooding and degraded the health of our rivers. He’ll discuss the impacts of...

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Civic Trust Auckland AGM

Civic Trust Auckland will be holding its AGM at Ferndale House this year. Anna Radford of Honour the Maunga is our guest speaker, and we will also learn about the heritage of Ferndale House, a Category II place.

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