It’s spring so it must be time for another Spring Series! And we have a excellent line-up for you this time, all under the banner of ‘Nourishing & Flourishing’. Come and hear how local responses to local needs, in NZ and elsewhere, have fostered outstanding examples of stronger, healthier communities. Please feel free to spread…… Continue reading Nourishing & flourishing: local seminar series coing up
How many prods do we need to get our emergency supplies and systems sorted? A couple of short power cuts at my house on the Sunday of the Greener Neighbourhoods civil defence challenge, followed by a two day power cut for 85,000 Auckland homes and businesses has me going through my civil defence kit and plan. Visiting many…… Continue reading Getting ready and getting through
By Max Andreas, aged 9 This weekend we took part in a civil defence challenge. For the whole weekend from 5pm Friday till 5pm Sunday (26th September to 28th September) we pretended we had no power in our house. This is what I liked and disliked about the exercise. I didn’t think it would be…… Continue reading What’s a weekend without power like when you’re 9?
Paekakariki’s Ocean Square Greener Neighbourhood group celebrated Civil Defence’s Get Ready Week in style…here are some pics from our weekend. A bit of roughing it, yes, but along with the hardship we managed to enjoy some of the good life. Soaking in Liana and Pete’s gas-fired hot tub was a highlight, enhanced by a fireworks display from…… Continue reading Survival in style