Episode 132: Climate (in)action and uncomfortable words

In this podcast I wrap up the week in local political news (Hamilton NZ).  Have a listen or check out the summary below..... Hamilton’s grey wall of shame is about to get a make-over (at long last).  The $100,000 price-tag will be fundraised by Beyond Tomorrow Trust – who we don’t know much about except... Continue Reading →

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What will it take for us to panic? Call to action

<Published first in the Hamilton News 8 February 2019> If we smell smoke, we have a quick look around the house and if nothing is out of order, go back to what we were doing.  There’s no perceived need to panic.  If the smoke alarm goes off and we see smoke or flames, we evacuate... Continue Reading →

Taking on… plastic bags

You have to have been living under a big plastic rock if you weren't aware of the damage plastic is doing to our planet, in it's generation and end of life.  So, when I walked into Countdown last night and saw a new plastic bag intended to replace the old plastic bag I sighed...  Here's... Continue Reading →

Zero Below by Katie

In this week's podcast I chat to zero-waste advocate Katie Hine.  Over the last couple of years, she's worked towards reducing her waste to just a jar every couple of months, far shy of the 780kg the average Hamiltonian is responsible for each year.  Hear about her journey, and tips on how we can all reduce... Continue Reading →

Two Birds Eatery

One of the ethos I live by is to actively work towards reducing my impact on our planet.  Some of the ways I've done this so far is by being more mindful of the food packaging or single use plastic I use, reducing the use of chemicals on my body and in our house, switching... Continue Reading →

How to help your community eat.

Kelli from the Tron shares Hamilton news, views, events and music on a weekly FreeFm89.0 show and podcast.  While some of us struggle with over-indulgence and send a third of a rubbish bag of wasted food to landfill each week; other Hamiltonians don't know where their next meal is coming from; go without, and can... Continue Reading →

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