The 3rd New Zealand Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Summit was planned to take place in Christchurch in 2021. The world has changed substantially since that plan was made so now rather than one single event there will be a series of online and face to face events. See this link for more information on the […]
We are counting down to our online Speaking 4 the Planet event! Check out our this page for details of our amazing judges!
Submissions due May 28th For the last few years, government has been working with NZ’s organic sector (Soil & Health, BioGro, OFNZ, OANZ, and others) to create a national standard that will ensure a clear definition for certification and benefit our domestic and international markets. As of 2018, organics is a $600M industry in NZ […]
Great new choir – Singing for our lives follow them on facebook – begins 4 April https://www.facebook.com/SFOLChristchurch/
Big thanks to everyone that came along to the Hire Pool Big Beach Clean on Saturday to kick off Sea Week! Jocelyn (Christchurch Sea Week organiser) had the honor of drawing our competition – entrants drew something they think they may see on the Sea Week Cycle (happening this Sunday) or wrote about why plastic […]
Sunday, March 8th, 10.30am-1.00pm, Meet at the corner of Tidal View and Humphries Drive. EnviroHub and friends invite you on a bird watching bike ride from Ferrymead to Sumner with Guest Speaker, Tanya Jenkins! “Why our Estuary is of International Significance; and the extraordinary birds who share it with us.” This is a gentle bike […]
Following on from the inaugural competition last year in Christchurch Speak 4 the Planet again creates the space for Intermediate and High school students to showcase their passion for our planet, and their talents in public speaking and visual art. The competition will be held on 5 June at Tūranga. Details are here.
It’s the season to be jolly! And we are especially jolly about the momentum that is building for a Christmas season that doesn’t cost the earth. From the 17th to the 18th SŌC will be supporting The Gift Swap at The Conscious Club Christmas Market (located at Hack Corner on the corner of Cashel Street […]
Amelie Miller, age 8 years old of Waimairi School, has campaigned to raise awareness about the use of Palm Oil. Amelie was horrified to learn we may no longer have Orangutans and other species in the future due to deforestation for palm oil plantations. She learned 50% of the products in our supermarkets contain palm […]
At this public meeting run by SŌC in association with 350.org Di Lucas introduced us to on-farm shifts that are realistic and potential game- changers for farmers. Di and her team are designing solutions to fit within farm plans that make climate mitigation goals achievable within the farm gate. Her talk was filmed and the […]