Report written by Kate Horrell On Friday 20th of November, SŌC and 350 Christchurch hosted Rachel Teen and Vicky Southworth at a public meeting on water sensitive cities, where they shared important information on what a water sensitive city could look like, and how to take the right steps in that direction with our own […]
Are you keen to come with us to visit the park and see the wonderful animals there but also to learn about the work OWP are doing in partnership with DOC to help with endangered NZ species? We are arranging a trip to Orana Wildlife Park on Saturday March 27. SŌC executive members Colleen and […]
Friday November 20th, 7.30pm – Vicky Southworth and Rachel Teen. Find out what a water-sensitive city is. How can we be more water sensitive, caring for ourselves and our city of springs and rivers? Learn about the changes needed in terms of society and our relationship with water-managers, and the practical options for retrofit or […]
The Greater Christchurch Partnership (GCP) is working together on a new vision and plan for Greater Christchurch which is focused on ensuring intergenerational wellbeing. Come to a workshop to help shape the vision and plan. We’ll be considering the feedback from the community surveys and conversations. Date + Time:Thursday 26 November12.30pm – lunch1-3pm – workshopVenue: […]
Thursday 19th November, 6.30-8.30pm (online) The 3rd annual Aotearoa New Zealand Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit Series has been launched! The 2020-2021 series is made up of three online hui building up to one in-person summit in Ōtautahi Christchurch, September 2021. The first hui – See The Change, is 19th November. These events are an […]
Thursday, September 24th, 7pm at the WEA, 59 Gloucester St. While it was necessary to run the Speaking for the Planet competition online this year, and that went well, we want to offer our prize winning speakers the opportunity to present to a live audience. We want to celebrate the efforts of all the competitors […]
At the AGM we inaugurated our new SŌC Patron Dr John Peet which included bestowing a ceremonial scarf on him. See photo and video. We also welcomed 2 new members to the SŌC executive – Joyce Yager and Ben Jassin. See link for committee members. If you want to read about what SŌC was involved […]
Are you interested in taking action against ocean pollution? Do you want to contribute to New Zealand’s progress toward Sustainable Development Goals Reporting? Join Sustainable Coastlines for a training workshop for Litter Intelligence: a citizen science platform to enable community groups to contribute to a growing national litter database by monitoring their local beaches & […]
If you missed the prizegiving last Friday (5 June) you can still watch a recording of it on the S4P Facebook page! Congratulations again to all our winners and big thanks to everyone who entered. You can see all the placed speeches, artworks and memes on the S4P YouTube channel.
Read about the six fantastically generous sponsors (Environment Canterbury, Ara Institute, Earth Sea Sky, Orana Wildlife Park, NZ Association for Environmental Education and Sustainable Ōtautahi Christchurch ) on this page.