Welcome to our blog.
We've got recipes, experiences, tips and tricks, insight and opinions.
Written from the hearts of our executive team (past and present) and special guests!
Your Guide to Making a Submission
Are you sick of having to miss out on a coffee when you haven’t bought your own cup with you? Do you hate that awkward moment when you hand over your BYO takeaway container for kai and the person looks at you like you’re from another planet? At Takeaway Throwaways, we get annoyed at this too.
Eating in the Anthropocene
This blog is written by Summer Rangimaarie, a executive member of OraTaiao, The New Zealand Climate and Health Council. This is an organisation that advocates for equitable, intelligent, and appropriate climate & health policy. Summer discusses the interconnectedness of the climate catastrophe, food systems, and health.
UoA Neurodiversity Club - an Introduction to Neurodiversity
Neurodiversity refers to the natural spectrum of human neurological variation. The Neurodiversity movement believes that to think differently should not be stigmatized or viewed as lesser. Our club aims to provide a safe space for Neurodiverse people, fight stigma and spread awareness for our cause.
Appreciating Mama Earth - An Isolation Reflection with Ursula Griffen
A reflection on our covid-19 isolation by Ursula Griffen - deep ecologist and found and facilitator of ‘For You Workshops’. This blog is the first of a two-part series, exploring the importance of connecting to nature in these unknown times - whether it’s a daily walk, growing your own veges or climbing your favourite tree.
The Sustainability Society Blog - COVID19 and Energy Demands
The Sustainability Society outlines New Zealand’s changes in energy consumption over lock down and the unforeseen opportunity this provides to invest into cleaner energy alternatives.
Handling New Earth
In this post, Exec member, North Cowper, tells her story of an internal shift in awareness. Recounting her adventures abroad, this article focuses on how these personal experiences gave her an everlasting connection to sustainability.
The Easter weekend is officially upon us! Usually this can mean quality time with your family, church services, a time of rest and, of course, hot cross buns and easter eggs. Here in the SFC, saying we love our food is an understatement. So while a weekend away with the fam will have to be put on hold, we encourage you to conjure up some creativity and give these eco-friendly easter ideas a go!
Meet the 2020 SFC Executive Team
Hear from all of our wonderful 2020 executive team about who they are and what sustainability means to them!
Guys of SFC: Adam
Part three of a three-post blog series introducing the male members of the SFC general executive for 2020, featuring Adam.
Guys of SFC: Michael
Part two of a three-post blog series introducing the male members of the SFC general executive for 2020, featuring Michael.