Friday August 21st, 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 […]
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.
We are counting down to our online Speaking 4 the Planet event! Check out our this page for details of our amazing judges!
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.