It’s now 21 years since GE Free Northland/ Tai Tokerau started a very successful campaign to keep GE out of Aotearoa/New Zealand. But it is not quite over yet! GE Free Northland is facing down yet another attempt from Federated Farmers of NZ to block precautionary and prohibitive GE/GMO provisions, polices and objectives in the Northland Regional … Continue reading Do you want to keep Tai Tokerau GE Free?
Nau te rourou, naku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi With my food basket and your food basket, the people shall live Originally set up through Kaitāia TimeBank as a way for the community to share their spare produce from their gardens, giving value to fruit and vegetables that might otherwise go to waste, the community fruit … Continue reading Paataka Kai – Community food stands
Cheryl Toka is a qualified Naturopath and donated her time to the EcoCentre to share her knowledge about herbal remedies for winter immunity. Cheryl emphasised the importance of exercise, consuming fresh, local, organic produce, reducing your intake of processed foods and, “everything in moderation.” She believes this gives every person the basis for a healthy … Continue reading Winter wellness