Monthly Archives: April 2011

Greytown shows their power to work together and Velvet grows 2 more meters!

Brigid and Jolene’s kids have worked together and know what a difference can be made in their environment when everyone does their bit. Be sure to check out the great slideshow of their efforts:  http://fabulous14.wikispaces.com/Photo+Gallery This makes Velvet 10 meters … Continue reading

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Why the Wai? Thoughts on the name change.

One of the best things about walking on a New Zealand beach is the big space it offers.  During my past trip I often found myself walking the beach forward but taking a figurative step backward to consider the various … Continue reading

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Dalefield School’s Tapestry Piece Helps Eel Woman Overcome Seal-Phobia!

Vicki’s students have been hard at work and should feel proud to have learned to sew for such a worthy cause!

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WOOOHOOO! Glenbervie is the first to share their finished tapestry section!

Here is what Kim Cairns at Glenbervie had to say about their school’s time working on Velvet:   “We had a fantastic time away at camp. All 69  children aged 6-8 years have contributed to our panel, each one doing … Continue reading

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Shortbread Cottage: A Little Rest in My Little Nest

As I prepare to fly back to life and love and home in Tucson, Arizona I have sweet Shortbread Cottage to call home for a couple days of rest. This is the place where the whole Tuna Tapestry got its … Continue reading

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Thanks to a group effort, we were able to give the workshop in Canterbury!

Much appreciation for East Coast host, Hilary Isles and her EnviroSchools team of Jocelyn Paprill, Toni Watts (and scooter-driving daughter Charlie), Jen Rodgers and more! Hilary and her lovely, creative family fed me well down in Geraldine.  Her hubby, George, … Continue reading

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Canterbury Last Visit Marks 50th on Tuna Tour!

Their sidewalks may be cracked, their roads buckled, and their chimneys crumbled, but these Christchurch-area EnviroSchool kids have sustainable hearts that are unbroken!  It was a fun last workshop day for the Eel Woman, on her 50th school visit during … Continue reading

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