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Podcast 27: Nicola Turner: Mainstream Green

Podcast 27: Nicola Turner: Mainstream Green

Nicola Turner, resident of the small Waikato town of Cambridge, is the creator of the social enterprise, Mainstream Green. Through Mainstream Green, Nic combines her personal experience of her own family’s transition to sustainable living – along with her in-depth knowledge of human behaviour – to help people and 

Podcast 26: Robert Hall: Wholegrain Organics

Podcast 26: Robert Hall: Wholegrain Organics

This podcast with Robert Hall, owner of Wholegrain Organics, paints a perfect picture of the value of resilience and resourcefulness when it comes to accessing, growing and preparing kai. Although recorded at the beginning of January 2020, the relevance of Rob’s message rings loud and clear 

Podcast 25: Professor Susan Krumdieck: Transition Engineering

Podcast 25: Professor Susan Krumdieck: Transition Engineering

Dr Susan Krumdieck, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Canterbury, is a leading proponent of the emerging field of Transition Engineering, and Co-Founder of the Global Association of Transition Engineering (GATE). Over her career, Krumdieck has researched every type of renewable energy technology and sustainable 

Podcast 24: Katrina Wolff: Blue Borage

Podcast 24: Katrina Wolff: Blue Borage

Katrina Wolff is the creator of Blue Borage, a business in Auckland through which she supports households, schools, workplaces and communities to develop and sustain on-site edible gardens, and to compost their way to beautiful soil. Katrina is a strong believer in ensuring everyone in 

Podcast 23: Tyne-Marie Nelson: Healing the land through Rongoā Māori and Para Kore

Podcast 23: Tyne-Marie Nelson: Healing the land through Rongoā Māori and Para Kore

. In our eyes, Tyne Nelson is one of New Zealand’s unsung heroes, who has built her life around the principle of working on behalf of Papatūānuku, taking direct actions to heal the land and to be a voice for the whenua (the land), the 

Podcast 22: Anna Dawson: Plastic-Free Pantry

Podcast 22: Anna Dawson: Plastic-Free Pantry

. Globally, Governments, businesses and consumers are searching for alternatives to single-use plastic packaging for consumer goods. With mounting pressure on the Earth’s resources, the idea that we can carry on with one-way packaging, but simply substitute plastic with other materials, is increasingly questionable. The answer 

The Rubbish Song by Jersey Bob

The Rubbish Song by Jersey Bob

. The inimitable Jersey Bob wrote us a song! We’re super stoked about this wonderful gift and wanted to share it with the world! We hope you love it as much as we do <3 Some more of Bob’s music here. Bob is mutual overlord at 

Podcast 21: Laura “Kitty” Cope: UYO Aotearoa Cafe Guide

Podcast 21: Laura “Kitty” Cope: UYO Aotearoa Cafe Guide

  Laura “Kitty” Cope is the Creator, Founder, Driving Force Extraordinaire of UYO Aotearoa Cafe Guide (formally, UYOC). UYO stands for Use Your Own and is a nonprofit cafe directory. Laura launched UYO in late 2017 after seeing both David Attenborough and Jane Goodall in February 2017. 

Podcast 20: Kristy Lorson: Founder of Zero Waste in NZ! and EarthSavvy

Podcast 20: Kristy Lorson: Founder of Zero Waste in NZ! and EarthSavvy

Kristy Lorson needs no introduction for any New Zealander passionate about zero waste. In 2016, after she, her husband (Davian), and her daughter (Savvy) had already been living waste-free for 18 months, she set up the Zero Waste in NZ! Facebook group. Little did she 

Podcast 19: Lesley Ottey: Eco Educate

Podcast 19: Lesley Ottey: Eco Educate

  It’s a truism that children are the future, but in the present era of ecological collapse, the pressure on the next generation to revolutionise how humans live on earth is huge. Equipping them for this task is not easy either.  However, Lesley Ottey, is