new zealand

Te Puke’s earthship build

Te Puke’s Fruit of the Pacific charitable trust is spearheading a two-week project to teach Ni Vanuatu RSE workers how to build an ‘earthship’ when they return home – to use as houses or…

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New Zealand Earthship Update

Christchurch has been through a hard time, do doubt. Its been over 2 years since the worst quake, which threw the city into chaos and its residents into turmoil.

Its now March 2013 and a lot of the…

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Successful Workshop – Build in New Zealand.

Christchurch has been through a hard time, do doubt. Its been over 2 years since the worst quake, which threw the city into chaos and its residents into turmoil.
Its now March 2013 and a lot of the…

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‘Garbage Warrior’ brings crusade to Christchurch

American architect Michael Reynolds, founder of the ‘Earthship’ movement is visiting Christchurch to offer innovative ideas for Christchurch’s rebuilding process.

“Mother nature’s recent behaviour…

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3 day practical workshop lead by Micheal Reynolds from Earthship Biotecture

Over 6 days in Christchurch this March, Michael Reynolds will bring his 40 years of Sustainable Architecture experience to the table to present alternative structural designs to Christchurch…

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Showings of Earthship Documentary Movies

There will be four showings of Earthship documentaries in Christchurch, New Zealand in February and March to give residents and visitors an idea of Michael Reynolds’ Earthship work and to introduce…

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Earthships New Zealand – the current landscape

New Zealand, to most is 2 islands at the bottom of the world with few people, lots of sheep, mountains, volcanos, natural forrest, coastlines and the next door neighbors of Australia.
 
New…

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Govt: $130k for tyre recycling research

New Zealand puts 3.4 million tyres into landfills every year

More than $130,000 is being given to a product recycling organisation to research the options for recycling used tyres.

Environment…

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They’ll be wearing our tyres over there

Thousands of used Marlborough tyres could end up transformed as sneakers thanks to a new scheme to export tyres to Asia for recycling.

People will pay less to dump old tyres at transfer stations…

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Christchurch: Zero Waste New Zealand

The South Island’s largest city, Christchurch, is a city of warm, friendly people, beautiful gardens and open spaces. It has a lively entertainment scene, strong cultural heritage, lots of sports…

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