Archive for March, 2012

Cycle Style 2012, Sun 25 March – 10 min from Mt Eden Village

March 20th, 2012

A stylish celebration of urban cycling in Auckland.

- Cycle & fashion shows for a variety of ages and styles
- Try out smooth urban bikes & local fashion for yourself
- Join in the group rides and festival atmosphere

Back by popular demand from our 2010 debut.

Program:
Noon – Cycle Style entertainment
12:30 – Fashion show: Dalston
1pm – Velociteers
1:30 – Fashion show: Starfish
2pm – Fashion show: Hannah-Lee Jade
2:30 – Auckland Hard-court Bicycle Polo
3pm – Fashion show: We’Ar It
3:30 – Vintage show: K Rd
4pm – Group ride
4:30 – Finale show

Presented on selected bikes from T-Whites, R&R, Cyco and our boutique suppliers – try it all on-site.

Cycle Style is a free event presented by Frocks on Bikes and Cycle Action Auckland in association with Auckland Transport

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11-15 April – 11th Australasian Permaculture convergence in Turangi near Taupo

March 18th, 2012

The 11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence, running in Turangi from April 11-15th, will see more than 500 people planning, designing and creating a resilient future – through permaculture in practice: urban design, sustainable transport, community economics, seed saving etc.

Keynote speaker and co-founder of Permaculture Bill Mollison will be emphasising the imperative to address the economic dimensions of our global crisis.

“…it’s no good any longer just being an organic gardener or farmer, we have to be effective financial and political units. We have to become bankers just as we have had to become seed savers.”

With peak oil, climate change and an unsustainable monetary system impacting us from all directions, this event comes at a time when we need it most.

In addition to Mr Mollison, a range of expert local international and local speakers will facilitate interactive workshops on transforming natural and human environments into healthy, connected and sustainable landscapes.

Find out more about this event: http://apc11.co.nz/

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