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.
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 […]
In mid-November Sustainable Ōtautahi Christchurch had the opportunity to host a free screening of the film ‘2040: The Regeneration’. With support from the Christchurch City Council and Tūranga Library the film screening hosted over 100 attendees. Describing itself as ‘fact-based dreaming’, the film provided a positive vision of the future through exploration of solutions that […]
Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. Structured as a visual letter to his 4-year-old daughter, Damon blends […]
This event was held at the University of Canterbury last week – and it was fantastic, sadly it was not taped but here are some takeaways from it… Make them care! Show them what to do… 6 Tools to achieve this: 1. Values intersection Bring them a ‘gift’. People seek affirmation not information. [Why do […]
One Voice Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK) open Forum Building Respect and Recognition for Third Sector Organisations An evening with Hon. Poto Williams Minister for our Sector Monday 4 November 7.30 – 9pmEnvironment Canterbury Council Chambers (easy access from Bus exchange, car park access off St Asaph St) For us and our children after us Mō […]
‘Meet in the Middle’ on Saturday the 12th of October celebrates Te Ara Ōtākaro, the transitional city-to-sea Avon River Trail and its role in the regeneration of the east. Find it on Facebook This is an invitation to the people of Christchurch to come along the trail on foot or bike from either direction (city […]
The next SŌC Exec meeting will be held at 6.30pm on 18 October 2019 at the WEA, before Di Lucas’ talk. All SŌC members are welcome to attend SŌC Exec meetings.
7.30 18 October 2019WEA 59 Gloucester St Christchurch Di Lucas repeats a talk she gave to the Environmental Defense Society Conference in August Facebook event Integrate forests into our landscapes and make them resilient to climate change Regenerating indigenous forests Integrating carbon storage into farmscape planning Di Lucas, landscape architect, established Lucas Associates 40 years […]