45 days ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
Read the guide

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More messages from your neighbours
2 days ago

Western Springs pines: Human rights lawyer Deborah Manning fails in bid to save trees

Ripu Bhatia Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours,

The efforts of a prominent human rights lawyer haven't been enough to save an ageing pine forest from the axe.

Are you happy with the removal of the 200 Western Springs pines to make way for native trees?

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5 hours ago

A young life changed

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

An 11-year-old Bay of Plenty boy may look like an ordinary child, but the challenges he has faced and the struggles he’s overcomes set him apart from the crowd.

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22 hours ago

Where are all the fun loving men !!#

Erica from Parnell

Im helping to find a group of middle age (60 ++ ) men, who have a good sense of humor, laugh a lot and want to enjoy life.
Where are you all !!!!!
I am a daughter , looking for my mother and others ( her close friends ) who would enjoy the company of some cool dudes..
Let us know if your still out there !##