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Saturday 21 August 2010, 9am–1pm,
St Aidans Anglican Church, 5 Ascot Ave,
Weekend WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABLE LIVING
Be inspired, get informed and meet other like minded souls over tea and biscuits at this fascinating weekend workshop. An impressive lineup of speakers will address the following topics:
Spirituality and the Earth: Why should we Care?
Presented by Dr. Nicola Hoggard-Creegan
Dr. Nicola Hoggard-Creegan is a lecturer in systematic theology at Laidlaw College and Trustee of the new Christian environmental organization A Rocha, which is interested in the science/theology interface and ecotheology.
Nicola writes a regular column on science and theology for Stimulus and is a member of the Diocesan Climate Change Action Group (DCCAG).
Energy, Carbon and Water: Why do they Matter?
Dr. Richard Milne
Dr. Richard Milne has 40 years' academic and professional experience in the physical and medical sciences, and currently works in health economics. He is a member of
Holy Trinity Cathedral Ministry Council and Convenor of DCCAG.
Global Crises: Local Solutions
Presented by Rod Oram
Rod Oram is an international financial journalist and columnist for the Sunday Star-Times and Good magazine; a regular broadcaster on radio and television; a frequent public speaker on business and economic issues; and adjunct professor in the business faculty at Unitec.Rod is a member of St. Andrews parish, Epsom, and of DCCAG.
How to Do Your Bit – Practical workshops
Presented by EcoMatters Trust and Eion Scott
- Energy saving in the home
- Transportation options and decisions
- Composting: reduce waste and enrich your garden
- How to limit your carbs when building or renovating
Eion Scott is an eco design advisor for Auckland City Council. He works
with homeowners and industry to improve the quality of new houses and
has expertise in providing free, independent, personalised advice and in communicating insulation, heating and passive building design principles.
Ecomatters Environment Trust is funded largely by two local Councils and several Community Trusts and incorporates many years’ experience of delivering workshops on environmental topics. The team from their Sustainable Homes programme specialises in helping households become more sustainable.