New reporter for Climate Love Nelson

Caption: Climate Love Nelson’s new reporter Joanna Divett is combining her passions for nature and writing. Climate Love Nelson’s new reporter Joanna Divett is combining her passions for nature and writing. Meet Nelson’s new Climate Love reporter - Joanna Divett Joanna Divett has recently returned to her hometown of Nelson after several years working as …

Tui Balms walk their talk with sustainable packaging

Tui Balms team members, from left: Cathy Mountier, Inna Alex and Ngarie Jones with their new cardboard packaging. They deliver locally in their electric van. After a seven-year odyssey of searching for the most eco-friendly packaging, Tui Balms are shifting from plastic to cardboard.The years of research and experimenting included bioplastics (plastic made from a …

From chemical engineer to eco-project leader – meet Debbie

Debbie Pearson and her adolescent chicken Debbie Pearson loves a good bike ride around Golden Bay’s cycle lanes. Partly because she thrives outside in the elements, and also because she helped them exist. After training as a chemical engineer with a post grad diploma in dairy science and technology, Debbie spent the first 17 years …

Getting back to the basics of social media on the Rameka Creek river bed, Golden Bay.

Tena koe, Charlotte Squire here. I run Climate Love - two tiny, local newspapers plus online media - and I live with my whānau (family) in my tūrangawaewae (place to stand) Mohua/Golden Bay. Yet another majestic river in Golden Bay. I took this pic yesterday while filming on the Wainui River. Are you creating or …

Tākaka co-housing neighbourhood talk in Nelson

An architect’s impression of a three-bedroom dwelling in the Tākaka co-housing neighbourhood. The Takaka co-housing team are coming to the Earth Hub to invite people to hear about their project and buy into their new neighbourhood in Golden Bay. They are building two sustainable 34-home neighbourhoodss on the edge of the Tākaka township.  While the …