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Comment on Action Exchange - Te Tauhokohoko Mahi by Just Focus » Blog Archive » Freegans /take-action/action-exchange/comment-page-1/#comment-25079 Just Focus » Blog Archive » Freegans Thu, 25 Nov 2010 03:27:57 +0000 /?page_id=79#comment-25079 [...] tricky to find a local group (although you could always start your own!). Try searching the ‘Action Exchange‘ for opportunities to get involved in Freegan activities, or searching myspace, facebook, and [...] [...] tricky to find a local group (although you could always start your own!). Try searching the ‘Action Exchange‘ for opportunities to get involved in Freegan activities, or searching myspace, facebook, and [...]

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Comment on Are you UNICEF NZ’s First Youth Ambassador? by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER JUNE/JULY 2010 /2010/07/are-you-unicef-nzs-first-youth-ambassador/comment-page-1/#comment-14114 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER JUNE/JULY 2010 Wed, 25 Aug 2010 03:50:42 +0000 /?p=7208#comment-14114 [...] Kia ora JFers, can you believe it is July already!! This year is going sooooo fast.So did you all receive your copy of Inkling? As I said last time this is the first issue our new annual publication, so we would love to hear from you about what you liked, what we could include next time etc.We have selected our new Just Write team! They are a fantastic bunch of young writers who will be providing you all with interesting, hard hitting articles in the coming year. Keep an eye on the website for more information about the team  and how they get on at the upcoming training weekend.HighlightsArticle - BE the change!It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the world’s problems, and ask ‘how we can as individuals really make a difference?’ But everyone has important role to play. Especially young people! Thomas Mitchell shows us how we can BE the change we want to see in the world.Media Gallery - Coalition of the WillingCoalition of the Willing’ is an animated film, made by over 20 film makers, about the war against global warming in a post-Copenhagen world. The film makes a compelling case for new online activism and explains how to bring the fight against global warming to the people!New library resource - End of the LineFilmed over two years, this film follows an investigative reporter as he confronts politicians and celebrity restaurateurs, who exhibit little regard for the damage they are doing to the oceans. Filmed across the world - from the straits of Gilbraltar to the coasts of Alaska, this film is a wake-up call to the world. Check out the film trailer here.  You can join our library and get books and DVDs out for Free!EventsCelebrating the International Year of Biodiversity - 2010Over the next three months young people throughout Aotearoa New Zealand can write messages about biodiversity and attach them to a giant kākāpō.This is a chance for New Zealand youth to let world leaders know how they feel about biodiversity and what needs to be done to protect it. All the ‘feather’ messages collected through Words on a Wing will be taken to the Convention on Biological Diversity’s 10th meeting in Japan in October.More info about this event and others is available on the events page.Global HeadlinesPlaying for peaceThe World Cup pits the best national football teams against each other. But a parallel tournament in South Africa has assembled teams representing the game’s power to bring about social change. Check out Haru Mutasa’s video report for Al Jazeera on the combined Israeli - Palestinian Peace team, playing in a tournament called “Football for Hope”.Australia’s refugee proposal sparks debateDEPUTY East Timor PM Jose Luis Guterres yesterday indicated his country would be unable to accept Australia’s plan to build an asylum-seeker processing centre there.  NZ Opposition Leader Phil Goff questioned, “Why we should load this problem on to them; I just can’t understand.” Check out the full story in The Australian.Take Action!Are you UNICEF NZ’s First Youth Ambassador?The United Nations has declared August 2010 - 2011 the International Year of Youth and UNICEF NZ is looking for a kiwi youth ambassador! For information about what this would entail and how you can apply check out the Just Focus Action Exchange. [...] [...] Kia ora JFers, can you believe it is July already!! This year is going sooooo fast.So did you all receive your copy of Inkling? As I said last time this is the first issue our new annual publication, so we would love to hear from you about what you liked, what we could include next time etc.We have selected our new Just Write team! They are a fantastic bunch of young writers who will be providing you all with interesting, hard hitting articles in the coming year. Keep an eye on the website for more information about the team  and how they get on at the upcoming training weekend.HighlightsArticle - BE the change!It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the world’s problems, and ask ‘how we can as individuals really make a difference?’ But everyone has important role to play. Especially young people! Thomas Mitchell shows us how we can BE the change we want to see in the world.Media Gallery - Coalition of the WillingCoalition of the Willing’ is an animated film, made by over 20 film makers, about the war against global warming in a post-Copenhagen world. The film makes a compelling case for new online activism and explains how to bring the fight against global warming to the people!New library resource - End of the LineFilmed over two years, this film follows an investigative reporter as he confronts politicians and celebrity restaurateurs, who exhibit little regard for the damage they are doing to the oceans. Filmed across the world - from the straits of Gilbraltar to the coasts of Alaska, this film is a wake-up call to the world. Check out the film trailer here.  You can join our library and get books and DVDs out for Free!EventsCelebrating the International Year of Biodiversity - 2010Over the next three months young people throughout Aotearoa New Zealand can write messages about biodiversity and attach them to a giant kākāpō.This is a chance for New Zealand youth to let world leaders know how they feel about biodiversity and what needs to be done to protect it. All the ‘feather’ messages collected through Words on a Wing will be taken to the Convention on Biological Diversity’s 10th meeting in Japan in October.More info about this event and others is available on the events page.Global HeadlinesPlaying for peaceThe World Cup pits the best national football teams against each other. But a parallel tournament in South Africa has assembled teams representing the game’s power to bring about social change. Check out Haru Mutasa’s video report for Al Jazeera on the combined Israeli - Palestinian Peace team, playing in a tournament called “Football for Hope”.Australia’s refugee proposal sparks debateDEPUTY East Timor PM Jose Luis Guterres yesterday indicated his country would be unable to accept Australia’s plan to build an asylum-seeker processing centre there.  NZ Opposition Leader Phil Goff questioned, “Why we should load this problem on to them; I just can’t understand.” Check out the full story in The Australian.Take Action!Are you UNICEF NZ’s First Youth Ambassador?The United Nations has declared August 2010 - 2011 the International Year of Youth and UNICEF NZ is looking for a kiwi youth ambassador! For information about what this would entail and how you can apply check out the Just Focus Action Exchange. [...]

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Comment on Coalition of the willing by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER JUNE/JULY 2010 /2010/07/coalition-of-the-willing/comment-page-1/#comment-14113 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER JUNE/JULY 2010 Wed, 25 Aug 2010 03:50:27 +0000 /?p=7213#comment-14113 [...] Thomas Mitchell shows us how we can BE the change we want to see in the world.Media Gallery - Coalition of the WillingCoalition of the Willing’ is an animated film, made by over 20 film makers, about the war [...] [...] Thomas Mitchell shows us how we can BE the change we want to see in the world.Media Gallery - Coalition of the WillingCoalition of the Willing’ is an animated film, made by over 20 film makers, about the war [...]

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Comment on Take Action Guides/ He Aratohu mō te Huri ki te Mahi by Just Focus » Blog Archive » The G8/G20 meetings - what are they and why should I care? /take-action/take-action-guides/comment-page-1/#comment-11623 Just Focus » Blog Archive » The G8/G20 meetings - what are they and why should I care? Sun, 27 Jun 2010 23:37:04 +0000 /?page_id=136#comment-11623 [...] public! Why not organise an event, march, or protest in your area to raise awareness? Check out our Take Action Guides for tips on everything from organising campaigns to writing to politicians. And [...] [...] public! Why not organise an event, march, or protest in your area to raise awareness? Check out our Take Action Guides for tips on everything from organising campaigns to writing to politicians. And [...]

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Comment on Events by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER MAY 2010 /take-action/events/comment-page-1/#comment-10931 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER MAY 2010 Fri, 11 Jun 2010 06:12:06 +0000 /?page_id=944#comment-10931 [...] environment, and encourages political attention and action.More info about both these events on the events page.Take Action!World Environment Day (WED) is about taking action! We can all do our part to protect [...] [...] environment, and encourages political attention and action.More info about both these events on the events page.Take Action!World Environment Day (WED) is about taking action! We can all do our part to protect [...]

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Comment on How to feed the World by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER MAY 2010 /2010/05/how-to-feed-the-world/comment-page-1/#comment-10930 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER MAY 2010 Fri, 11 Jun 2010 06:11:47 +0000 /?p=7008#comment-10930 [...] and discovers that smokers aren’t the only victims of this addictive habit.Media Gallery  - How to feed the worldThis colorful and slick animation offers an unique perspective on our global food system, eating [...] [...] and discovers that smokers aren’t the only victims of this addictive habit.Media Gallery  - How to feed the worldThis colorful and slick animation offers an unique perspective on our global food system, eating [...]

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Comment on Applications for Just Write close this week! by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER MAY 2010 /2010/05/applications-are-open-for-the-new-just-write-team/comment-page-1/#comment-10929 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER MAY 2010 Fri, 11 Jun 2010 06:11:28 +0000 /?p=6977#comment-10929 [...] social conscience then Just Write could be the programme for you. Check out all the details on the Just Focus website. To apply you just need to fill in the form and include two short samples of your writing and a [...] [...] social conscience then Just Write could be the programme for you. Check out all the details on the Just Focus website. To apply you just need to fill in the form and include two short samples of your writing and a [...]

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Comment on Fairtrade Fortnight 1-16 May by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER APRIL 2010 /2010/04/fairtrade-fortnight-may-1-16/comment-page-1/#comment-10928 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER APRIL 2010 Fri, 11 Jun 2010 06:10:39 +0000 /?p=6932#comment-10928 [...] Kia ora JFers,No time for a detailed update this month, we are too busy!! But check out some highlights from the website this month.HighlightsArticle - Wai WaterIn Aotearoa New Zealand it feels like there is water everywhere. It fills our lakes, courses down our rivers and streams, falls from the sky, and the sparkling Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea surrounds our islands.  We take it for granted that water will always flow when we turn on a tap, or flush the toilet. But it is not like this for everyone, and when we look at the global picture we start to understand how precious water really is.Pere Wihongi, with the help of the Just Write team, explores the issue of water and asks why 1.1 billion people do not have access to enough safe water?New library resource - The age of stupidIn this documentary Pete Postlethwaite stars as an old man living in the devastated world of 2055. He watches ‘archive’ footage from 2008 and asks: Why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance? Pete plays the founder of The Global Archive, a storage facility located in the (now melted) Arctic, preserving all of humanity’s achievements in the hope that the planet might one day be habitable again. Or that intelligent life may arrive and make use of all that we’ve achieved. He pulls together clips of archive news and documentary from 1950-2008 to build a message showing what went wrong and why.You can join our library and get books and DVDs out for Free!Global HeadlinesHugo Chávez embraces TwitterVenezuela’s prolix president, a leader who does not speak so much as bathe in words, thousands of them at a time, is embracing the microblogging site, Twitter, which caps utterances at 140 characters.To find out why check out the full story on the Guardian website.Coke Clash: Are soft drinks destroying the environment?On 24 April 2010 India’s southern state of Kerala ordered Coca-Cola to pay 47 million dollars in compensation for environmental damage. The authorities launched an investigation after years of protests by farmers.You can see the video report at the Real News Network.EventsLaunch of Inkling on World Press Freedom Day 3 may 2010The Just Write team are launching their new magazine - inkling - at Parliament on Monday May 3, as part of World Pess Freedom day.For more info about the event check out this post.For more information about World Press Freedom Day go to wikipedia.Take Action! Fairtrade Fortnight1-16 May 2010It’s that time of year again, its FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT! There are sooo many ways you can get involved. Check out events and ideas for action from Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand (FTAANZ), Trade Aid and Oxfam on our events page. [...] [...] Kia ora JFers,No time for a detailed update this month, we are too busy!! But check out some highlights from the website this month.HighlightsArticle - Wai WaterIn Aotearoa New Zealand it feels like there is water everywhere. It fills our lakes, courses down our rivers and streams, falls from the sky, and the sparkling Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea surrounds our islands.  We take it for granted that water will always flow when we turn on a tap, or flush the toilet. But it is not like this for everyone, and when we look at the global picture we start to understand how precious water really is.Pere Wihongi, with the help of the Just Write team, explores the issue of water and asks why 1.1 billion people do not have access to enough safe water?New library resource - The age of stupidIn this documentary Pete Postlethwaite stars as an old man living in the devastated world of 2055. He watches ‘archive’ footage from 2008 and asks: Why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance? Pete plays the founder of The Global Archive, a storage facility located in the (now melted) Arctic, preserving all of humanity’s achievements in the hope that the planet might one day be habitable again. Or that intelligent life may arrive and make use of all that we’ve achieved. He pulls together clips of archive news and documentary from 1950-2008 to build a message showing what went wrong and why.You can join our library and get books and DVDs out for Free!Global HeadlinesHugo Chávez embraces TwitterVenezuela’s prolix president, a leader who does not speak so much as bathe in words, thousands of them at a time, is embracing the microblogging site, Twitter, which caps utterances at 140 characters.To find out why check out the full story on the Guardian website.Coke Clash: Are soft drinks destroying the environment?On 24 April 2010 India’s southern state of Kerala ordered Coca-Cola to pay 47 million dollars in compensation for environmental damage. The authorities launched an investigation after years of protests by farmers.You can see the video report at the Real News Network.EventsLaunch of Inkling on World Press Freedom Day 3 may 2010The Just Write team are launching their new magazine - inkling - at Parliament on Monday May 3, as part of World Pess Freedom day.For more info about the event check out this post.For more information about World Press Freedom Day go to wikipedia.Take Action! Fairtrade Fortnight1-16 May 2010It’s that time of year again, its FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT! There are sooo many ways you can get involved. Check out events and ideas for action from Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand (FTAANZ), Trade Aid and Oxfam on our events page. [...]

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Comment on NEW Just Write magazine by Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER APRIL 2010 /2010/04/new-just-write-magazine/comment-page-1/#comment-10345 Just Focus » Blog Archive » E-NEWSLETTER APRIL 2010 Thu, 27 May 2010 22:35:30 +0000 /?p=6927#comment-10345 [...] on Monday May 3, as part of World Pess Freedom day.For more info about the event check out this post.For more information about World Press Freedom Day go to wikipedia.Take Action! Fairtrade [...] [...] on Monday May 3, as part of World Pess Freedom day.For more info about the event check out this post.For more information about World Press Freedom Day go to wikipedia.Take Action! Fairtrade [...]

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