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Giving back

We’re back at Hou Ngahere for a week of tree planting…..

Our Diamond Approach retreat group, the IRG, has committed to plant trees to offset the carbon emissions used in attending the two retreats in California each year. 121 more words

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Shifting Summer Sands

Returning from a few days at Whangapoua beach in the Coromandel. A very special place I’ve been going to for many years now, lots of memories – like this painting above “Summer Sands” from 1993, going round the rocks to the harbour… 164 more words


Like we own the place

Back for a few weeks in paradise. The geckos have taken over the cabins. They silently accommodate to our presence, (well maybe just the occasional chunnering in the night), and it makes me stop and think about how we swan in like we own the place. 92 more words


Forest man: what you can do, an inspiration to us all....

Have a look at this inspirational and award-winning short film. It’s amazing what one humble man can do….. 11 more words


Green Diaspora Grows

Reckon it’s important that Greens of all hues work together for a cleaner, fairer, more sustainable world — and there are more shades of Green than one might think: 42 more words

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The Nobbling of Low Impact Development Pioneers

It’s all about the knowledge — some knowledge is valued by the Establishment, some knowledge is discounted as low status, of little import.

The knowledge required for successful low-impact development — knowledge about living far more self-sufficiently than it usual in profit-driven industrial societies — usually falls into the second category and is therefore not regarded by policy-makers or planners as legitimate. 8 more words

Eco Politics