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1.5 Million Bare Feet For Drinkable Rivers

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 5:30 pm | Seed The Change

The Drinkable Rivers Movement is closer to reaching their goal as a Frenchman helps to raise funds for new real-time data sensors, by barefoot tramping the 10 Great Walks of New Zealand. This will aid the restoration of the Avon River/Ōtākaro, ... More >>

New Lynn Supermarket Attack – The Christchurch Invitation

Monday, 6 September 2021, 9:41 am | Seed The Change

New Lynn Supermarket Attack – Mahia Te Aroha / The Christchurch Invitation Perspective Our thoughts, our wishes, our prayers go out to those who were attacked and seriously injured, and to those who have been traumatised by what happened in the Countdown ... More >>

Creating Better Outcomes For Autism Spectrum Disorder With Chiropractic Care

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 1:26 pm | Seed The Change

Overlooking the Avon Heathcote Estuary in the Christchurch suburb of Ferrymead, Connect Chiropractic has been offering community-focused healthcare since 2018. Founded by Dr Matthew Wild and his wife, Dr Alexandra Skjervheim, Connect offers a koha-based ... More >>

Learning From History To Regenerate The Ōtākaro/Avon River

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 4:37 pm | Seed The Change

Christchurch water advocacy group, Drinkable Rivers, recently collaborated with Royster Productions to spend a day capturing the very best of the Ōtākaro/Avon River. Inspired by the informal Avon River history tours of local groundwater scientist, More >>

What Happens To The Rivers When The People STOP?

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 3:26 pm | Seed The Change

With a sudden halt in human activity, New Zealand saw some truly staggering environmental benefits of the recent lock-down. In densely-populated urban areas, we saw air quality improve by up to 90% overnight . Would our waterways fare as well? As New Zealand ... More >>

Spreading Hope In Lockdown

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 8:48 am | Seed The Change

What do you do when your business is reliant on high traffic counts for advertising revenue and the country goes into lockdown? Spread generosity and goodwill. GoMedia did just that to support the work of a dedicated group of individuals who have been ... More >>

Nurturing Young Kaitiaki for Aotearoa’s Waterways

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 12:00 pm | Seed The Change

Christchurch-based freshwater initiative, Drinkable Rivers, has teamed up with Villa Maria College to develop a kaitiakitanga programme for the restoration and maintenance of the Avon River/Ōtākaro. After months of development, the partnership kicks off ... More >>

Using Data to Give Our Rivers a Voice

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 4:14 pm | Seed The Change

Christchurch-based freshwater initiative Drinkable Rivers is highlighting challenges in Aotearoa New Zealand’s waterways with real-time data. More >>

When posters are good for your health

Friday, 18 October 2019, 10:45 am | Seed The Change

When posters are good for your health. Do you believe in the life-changing power of communication? Put your band on a street poster, stick your brand on a billboard and there are numerous case studies that show how people pay attention. More >>

World Hepatitis Day 28 July: Imagine not feeling tired

Friday, 26 July 2019, 9:23 am | Seed The Change

Imagine being diagnosed with a global top five infectious disease, and being told you will have had this for the last thirty or forty years. Then imagine hearing that the virus can be treated and cured with a short course of medication that could leave ... More >>

Ethical clothing becoming the expectation not the exception.

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 12:25 pm | Seed The Change

In a world where the human impact on the environment is becoming more and more apparent every day, it’s refreshing to hear of break-through companies that are having a positive impact. Ethical clothing company , Little Yellow Bird has, in the last year ... More >>

Hep C treatment for all is here.

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:57 pm | Hep C Action Aotearoa

Hep C Action Aotearoa is jubilant that a treatment that works for all types has been approved, available from 1 February 2019. More >>

One Step Closer to Eliminiating a Chronic Disease

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 2:18 pm | Hep C Action Aotearoa

Hep C Action Aotearoa welcomes the announcement from Pharmac to fund a medicine that will treat hepatitis C. This is great news for New Zealanders who have for years struggled to access funding for their treatment. More >>

Government must widen Hep C cures now

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:40 am | Hep C Action Aotearoa

Survivor Hazel Heal, advocate for Hep C Action Aotearoa is calling for interdepartmental cooperation to end the wait for people needing treatment. More >>

Changing the world, from New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:11 pm | Hep C Action Aotearoa

Hep C Action Aotearoa is a small group with big ideas. Responding to the crippling stigma that surrounds the now curable infectious disease, they are calling for a 180 degree change in attitudes More >>