July 3rd 2021 Thanks to everyone who attended our recent water sensitivity field trip around Ōtautahi Christchurch. We learned about public and private rain gardens, trees, and policy. Here are our notes. Rain gardens are a type of ‘green infrastructure’ that intercepts stormwater and removes pollutants that have been picked up as the rain flows […]
The next online hui, Working Together for Change, is Thursday 24th June, 7pm – 9pm. Tickets available here. Preparations for the face-to-face event – Collaborating for Systemic Change – are continuing at an excited pace. This is locked in for 2nd – 3rd September hosted at the University of Canterbury. For up-to-date information, there is […]
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 […]
The Sustainable Development Goals Summit Series held the first of three online hui in November. The event, See the Change, was a success in attracting over 120 attendees, 87 of which signed up to be post-event Virtual Coffee Buddies. These catch-ups allow participants to reconnect and continue learning from one another. One of the key speakers […]
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 […]
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 […]
Christchurch City Council would like your feedback on how best to meet the current and future challenges for resource recovery. A ‘drop in’ session about the Draft Waste Minimisation and Management Plan 2020 is being held at Tūranga, central library, (Spark Place/ground floor) Tuesday 18 August 4pm-6pm. Staff will be available to answer your questions. […]
Great new choir – Singing for our lives follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SFOLChristchurch/ Meeting in person since June and two sessions so far. They would love to have more singers coming along, so please join this wonderful community initiative.
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.