Transition Cafe: Politics = People+PowerCome along and join in a consideration of our collective vision following the general election and Climate Rally (21 September) in the light of recent TED talks at the Thames Cinema. What are the possibilities for Thames - whats needed, what's already underway and whats the next steps to supporting them?The evenings focus on themes of community and social action, and practical ideas and initiatives that build involvement and resilience. The event will be…See More
Two time Tui Award finalist Mel Parsons will be starring at the next Kauaeranga Hall Music gig on September 21st as part of a music & comedy double bill entitled “Beauty and the Bro”. Mel (the “Beauty” in the gig’s title) is well recognised as one the New Zealand’s song writing stars and has in the past toured with acts such Anika Moa and Fly My Pretties. After a growing up on the remote rural West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island, she has spent the past 10 years on the road,…See More
Graham is considered by many to be New Zealand's foremost finger style guitarist. He is also an accomplished composer and instrument maker. Check him out on his website: http://www.grahamwardrop.comSee More
Over her bout of 'flu, Dee has rescheduled her concert for Sunday 14th September @ 7pm.+++++++++++++++Dee DeLuca has a phenomenal voice and a captivating presence, performing a versatile repertoire of Jazz, Blues, and Soul. Her vocal style is classy, singing songs from artists like Sade, Billy Holiday, Sara Vaughan, Norah Jones, Randy Crawford, Nina Simone and more.Bookings: $15 waged; $10 unwagedBook with Lisa on 0210788675 or with…See More
IMG_2089.JPGThis is your invitation to let the powers that be in NZ and the world, know that we are done talking and determined to act on global warming. On the 21 September there will be rallies and marches across the globe in the greatest mobilistion in history targeting climate change. The event will be documented and images…See More
A film that follows the let-down that was the UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen and asks the important question how do we stop letting this happen a second time around in 2015? While ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ alerted us to the problem of climate change, 2 Degrees is the fight for a solution..Followed by soup and talk with Green MP Catherine Delahunty and NZ-based film maker and producer Ange Palmer • Koha.See More
Wreckage featuring Kara Gordon performing at the Events Room next door to Hotel Imperial. Don't miss out on a rare opportunity to hear them live before Kara flies the coup for his European tour.See More
"Here's an interesting take on what future educators need to develop in students, from LinkedIn... Why Our Old Lens On Learning Will Fail A New Generation... And What You Can Do About It Now!
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The idea of ‘peak oil’ — that global production will reach a peak and then decline — has been around for decades. The true volume of proven global reserves is clouded by secrecy; forecasts by state oil companies are not audited and seem to be exaggerated. The notion that oil is produced by the earth - abiogenic oil - is largely discredited.
Should we be concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)? Click link for news.
If these secret negotiations succeed [the only documents in the public domain have been leaked] they will create a mega-treaty across nine or more countries that puts a straightjacket on the policies and laws our government can adopt for the next century and give massive new powers to corporations.
Thames residents may be sitting on a gold mine
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