Mt Victoria

Mt Victoria August meeting - 'EcoVillage Pioneers' DVD follow-up

Tuesday 12th August, at 7.30pm, at New Crossways, Roxburgh St. 'EcoVillage Pioneers' DVD follow-up. We will see a follow-up to last month's EcoVillage documentary. It takes us through the first few years of the Lammas community in Wales, showing the low impact building and development of the gardens in the face of local opposition and stringent local authority conditions. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria July meeting - 'EcoVillage Pioneers' DVD

Tuesday 8th July, at 7.30pm, at New Crossways, Roxburgh St. 'EcoVillage Pioneers' DVD. We will see the documentary 'EcoVillage Pioneers', which traces the experience of some low impact pioneering communities across the world. All welcome. For further information contact Frank Cook on 027 649 6508.

Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria June meeting - 'Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life' DVD

Tuesday 10th June, at 7.30pm, at New Crossways, Roxburgh St. 'Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life' DVD. We will see the Stephen Kellert 60 minute 2012 documentary 'Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life'. Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but we have often designed our cities and suburbs in ways that both degrade the environment and alienate us from nature. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria May meeting - 'Thin Ice' DVD

Tuesday 13th May, at 7.30pm, at New Crossways, Roxburgh St. 'Thin Ice' DVD. We will see the 2013 documentary Thin Ice, billed as the inside story on climate change and made by VUW Scientist Simon Lamb. The film is a unique exploration of the science behind global warming and an intimate portrait of a global community of researchers racing to understand our planet's changing climate. All welcome.

For further information contact Frank Cook on 027 649 6508.

Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria April meeting - 'The Human Scale' DVD

Tuesday 8th April, at 7.30pm, at New Crossways, Roxburgh St. 'The Human Scale' DVD. We will see the documentary The Human Scale. The Danish architect Jan Gehl has documented how modern cities repel human interaction, and argues that we can build cities in a way which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account. The Human Scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the centre of our planning.  All welcome.

For further information contact Frank Cook on 027 649 6508.

Mt Victoria March meeting - 'Who's Counting' DVD

Tuesday 11th March, at 7.30pm, at New Crossways, Roxburgh St. 'Who's counting' DVD. We will watch the DVD Who's Counting. In this feature-length documentary, Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as a value system in which all goods and activities are related only to their monetary value. As a result, unpaid work is unrecognized while activities that may be environmentally and socially detrimental are deemed productive. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria November meeting - 'The Nature of Cities' DVD

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Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria October meeting -'A Meeting of Minds', screening of a conversation between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and New Zealand's Lloyd Geering

Tuesday 8th October, at 7.30pm - 'A Meeting of Minds', the Face television conversation between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and New Zealand's Lloyd Geering. The interview screened earlier this year on Triangle television (not available in Wellington) between New Zealand's elder and well published Professor Emeritus on religious studies, Lloyd Geering, and the Dalai Lama. Some of the Dalai Lama's fundamental views on Buddhism and the rest of the world are discussed as well as aspects of his life. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
Crossways Community Centre, 6 Roxburgh Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Mt Victoria August meeting - viewing North Island half of the Emma Heke film "Our Green Roadie".

Having seen the South Island half earlier we will view the North Island half of the Emma Heke film Our Green Roadie. Emma and Connor Heke travelled NZ for 6 months in a tiny van, on a shoe-string budget to film for Our Green Roadie. The full documentary is a compilation of stories and snapshots shared by 50 NZers with eco-conscious and economically viable businesses and lifestyles. All welcome. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
New Crossways, Roxburgh St, Mt Victoria, Wellington
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