Savings pools

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Organic NZ Magazine: March/April 2016 Section: Features Author: Frith Chamberlain Frith Chamberlain outlines a system that uses money in a fair and reciprocal way.   In November 2015 I had the pleasure of attending New Zealand’s first national ‘savings pool’ hui. This was … Read More

Local food and seed in Aotearoa NZ

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Organic NZ Magazine: March/April 2016 Section: Features Author: Rebecca Reider and Robina McCurdy   In 2012 and 2013, a team of New Zealand permaculture educators hit the road for an ambitious teaching and filming tour: the Localising Food Project. They found a … Read More

Why ban glyphosate?

Organic NZ Magazine: Sept/Oct 2015 Section: Science Watch Author: Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility   Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, and other proprietary … Read More

Court battle to keep Northland GE-free

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2015 Section: News Author: Philippa Jamieson An Environment Court hearing about genetic engineering is scheduled for 24 April in Whangarei. The Soil & Health Association is once again protecting the right of regional councils (this time in Northland) to … Read More

Rainwater Harvesting

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Organic NZ Magazine: November/December 2014 Section: Features Author: Rachel Rose Part 1 Water is a precious resource, the stuff of life itself. Around the world, water aquifers are drying up, groundwater is being contaminated and irrigation schemes are stressing the … Read More

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