Category Archives: imagination

NiwaWeather Designed for embedding.

My team at NIWA and I have spent the last few months working very hard on a system that allows NIWA’s EcoConnect web services to be made available as visual components within web sites. The first result of this is the rather stylish http://weather.niwa.co.nz This provides an instant at a glance summary of the weather […]

Would the biosphere reserve make living on Waiheke more expensive?

This question has been raised in the Waiheke Radio discussion forum on the biosphere. http://www.waihekeradio.org.nz/ The gut reaction apparently goes like this. The biosphere reserve is about living sustainably and in tune with the environment. Cheap developments – build anywhere sprawl, cheap materials, no standards or regulations etc are clearly not sustainable so that implies […]

Wananga on the Waiheke UNESCO Reserve

Piritahi Marae, Sunday 5 September 2010, assemble at 10:15 There is so much interest around the idea that Waiheke could become a UNESCO Reserve that Piritahi Marae and the group behind the project are joining forces to organise a Wananga, or Day of Learning. It will take place next Sunday, 5th September at the marae […]

You Are Invited to The Crash Course Video Presentation

You Are Invited What: The Crash Course Video Presentation When: July Sessions-5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August Sessions- 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th Where: Artworks Foyer, 6:30pm Please RSVP to 372-2041 This series of films serves as a clear and straightforward explanation of how our economy, energy systems and environment interact — how we got to where […]