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Every Thursday morning 8-9am 
     - with Tim Lynch in -     'Mobilising Consciousness' 

 Assisted By: Lisa Er of The Awareness Party


Auckland's one-hour environmental / health and consciousness programme, dedicated to interviewing leading edge experts, practitioners in their field, and people who are living examples of sustainability. 

GreenPlanetFM covers global to local subject matter that is basically ignored & not readily discussed in depth in NZ mainstream media.

It also encourages you to seriously look beyond the news as well as organise at the grassroots level across the community in cells and clusters of cells. This is a way to get back onto the front foot and reclaim our localised sovereignty as well as a sustainable biosphere. 

 It is not the intended purpose of Green to be a protesting radio program, when it fact what we wish to do is be creators and evolve innovation, 'conscious' choices and new ideas at the very edge in shaping concensus reality. However if your home is burning down, do you instead - at the same time - just build another additional room on to your house, or do you immediately put out the fire? This is where we are at. To stop the ship of state from sinking, first we have to contain the leak and the ships integrity before it is too late. Then we can develop and initiate the regeneration of a new planetary consciousness and living system on board this majestic planet that we share breath with. Trust you comprehend this.

What we are, is a resolute advocate for today's & tomorrow's children. 

Here we are at the March equinox 2016 and we truly wonder at where the leadership of so many countries are taking us. Here in New Zealand the Law Society has felt impelled to report to the United Nations that in New Zealand "a number of recent legislative measures were fundamentally in conflict with the rule of law". This is a matter of such gravity that the conservative NZ Law Society felt it so necessary to list a series of recent acts that have allowed the Executive (with the full blessing of the PM) to use regulation to override Parliament, that deny citizens the right to legal representation and cancel their right to appeal to the courts to uphold their rights under the law. 

When a body as authoritative and dispassionate as the NZ Law Society feels forced to report to the United Nations that the Government in New Zealand is acting in conflict with the rule of law, all New Zealanders should be very worried. Other countries globally need to be very concerned too.

At present the TPPA, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement that has now been signed, is being touted as the way foward for New Zealand. This could not be further from the truth. It is 'a wolf in sheeps clothing' and sets us all up for Globalised Corporate Control. This SECRET agreement is based on 29 chapters of which only 4 are to do with trade. The other 25 are to do with Law and other 'legal agreements' to be able to lock countries down and have them eventually cede their sovereignty. The biggest challenge for NZ is having an 'unconcious media' that bows to the corporate agenda, hence many NZer's a totally unaware of what is bearing down on them. If NZ goes, we lose the moral high ground as our planets barometer of goodwill, fair play and the role of nuclear free NZ being the emerging microcosm for the planetary macrocosm.

Kia Kaha and Aroha. Stand Strong and Love.                                                                                                                                          

HEADS UP for overseas readers of this web site. Mother Earth and the Sacred Feminine is under continuous assault at present and New Zealand too is on the battle lines, with coal mining, fraking, deep water oil drilling and sucking up of iron sands from the ocean floor. Note we have a 'business as usual government' that has cast a spell over the country implying that multi national corporations are going to save us - when the opposite is true. The TPPA being a very concerning component.                        

Note: That 11 humans are equal to one cow in their capacity to ingest and excrete.  A conservative estimate in the number of dairy cows in NZ at present are equal to 66 million people inhabiting NZ, the same population as the UK.

Salmon, huge problems with salmon farms, each one's 'waste' is the equivalent to a town of 40,000 people and wikipedia states there are 29 farms in NZ. Equivalent to 1,116,000 people.

Cows                           66  million

Salmon                        1.1 million 

NZ human population    4.5 million

Equivalent                   71.6 million human beings in NZ

This does not include the 3.9 million beef cattle or sheep at 31.2 million.

 The latest 2016 total of animals eating and excreting comes to the equivelent of around 120 million people living in this country. NOTE:There is no discussion or debate in NZ about this!  Yet, the pollution levels are continuing to increaset throughout the waterways, rivers and lakes - nationwide.

ps, Just as well cows don't drive cars, or want their own home and love electronic equipment!  Surprised

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Featured Podcasts & Blogs

article linkBrendan Hoare - Chief Executive Officer for Organics Aotearoa (Ultimo)
posted Fri May 6th 2016 @ 12:22 AM

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article linkKlaus Bosselmann - Revisiting the Earth Charter (Ultimo)
posted Thu April 28th 2016 @ 7:20 PM


The Earth Charter is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society during this 21st century.

It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and future generations. It is a vision of hope and a call to action.

The Earth Charter is an international declaration of fundamental values and principles considered useful by its supporters for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century.

Created by a global consultation process, and endorsed by organizations representing millions of people, the Charter "seeks to inspire in all peoples a sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the human family, the greater community of life, and future generations." It calls upon humanity to help create a global partnership at a critical juncture in history. Read More »

article linkPhil Stevens - Alternative Currencies, Money Systems, IT, Consultant, Disaster Recovery, Polymath (Ultimo)
posted Fri April 22nd 2016 @ 12:23 AM

Time Banks, Green Dollars, Savings Pools  

The interview initially starts with latest topics of Universal basic income, Bitcoin and crypto currencies and that people are awakening to the fact that central bankers don’t have a clue as to solve this ongoing and deteriorating crisis.

In NZ the situation today looks pretty good to the casual observer - listen to MSM and government sources and we are in a stable and robust moderately growing economy - everything is quite good, some of our major trading partners are experiencing some head winds but … ‘she’ll be right.’   If you rule out the dairy shock of the last 14 months and take out the Auckland property bubble but don’t worry about those little wobbles, we as a country are doing just fine!

What this means that we in NZ are going to be following most of the rest of the world into 'debt deflation' which over the coming years is going to take hold with a greater severity.

We have been a lucky country and managed to come through the recent (GFC) Global Financial Crash of 2008 along with Australia and NZ being almost alone in the world because we had many trade ties to China and we did not get hammered like other countries  - Australian minerals and NZ dairy were doing very well. China being the last big bubble to implode and it looks like it is going to do so now as well - this is big news, for if China starts to deflate, the rest of the world has nowhere to go … who is going to prop up all the bubbles and asset prices?  It appears that there is soon going to be a rush to get out of all the equities markets. As this has all been built on debt finance and short sighted policies.
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article linkGreg (Fullmoon) Rzesniowiecki is a Public Advocate and Activist on TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) (Ultimo)
posted Thu April 14th 2016 @ 3:45 PM

Why is this government touting the TPPA, a complex and convoluted path to achieve a $2.7 billion by 2030?  In 2015, over $4.5 billion was earned by our four big Australian banks alone which was a 30% increase in returns over a 7 year period. Our country's sovereignty and democracy is about to be lost for such little gain from the TPPA, particularly compared to corporate profit levels.

Since the TPP’s signing on the 4th February the government is steaming ahead with ratification, first reviewing the TPP agreement and the National Interest Analysis (NIA) through the present Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade (FADT) Select Committee process.

Over 3000 New Zealanders have provided the government with their views and evidence, at hearings in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland, with more through the remainder of April in Wellington. The report from the FADT committee is due before the Parliament in May. If approved the Minister Todd MacClay will introduce enabling legislation to the House which will amend our New Zealand domestic legislation where it is inconsistent with the TPP treaty arrangements agreed by the 12 parties.

Greg Rzesniowiecki, aka Gregfullmoon, has evolved to fill the role of public advocate specifically on behalf of the public interest concerning the TPP. Born in Australia, and having worked in engineering and as a union organiser, Greg moved to Motueka where he was a member of the Renewables a local climate action group. He quickly came to realise that TPP would make government’s ability to regulate for carbon emission reductions problematic.
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article linkGeoff Lawton - A Permaculture Teacher on Cultivating Abundance through Systemic Regenerative Design (Ultimo)
posted Thu April 7th 2016 @ 3:04 PM

Permaculture is a designed science system that is the most innovative planetary method available - of pulling all the disparate forces of nature together in a harmonious movement to live within the seasonal flow of the web of life.

Geoff is continually invited to go to many countries from very developed, to others that are environmentally distressed and now, situations of conflict where he finds himself putting both conflict and environmental circumstances back together - in a sustainable form. Even looking towards establishing eco city developments and eco villages as examples, as the permaculture design system covers all climates, all landscapes and virtually all contingencies.

Permaculture to him is essentially a journey of discovery through a career of assisting people towards embedding sustainable knowingness – which has been taught as a subject since 1979 - to over 15,000 students and NZ too has a number of superb students now fully trained as experienced teachers, many working globally as leaders in their field.

There is also a growing awareness that we need to be resilient and self-reliant and though not seen out in the public realm, behind the scenes there are many people who have a feel for the land, and see themselves asking the question how does a human being live on a planet and in community and sustainably.

That the word ‘sustainability’ is today used in every global aid proposal - where conversely when the Clark Labour Government administration here in NZ left power, it is alleged that the new National Government administration passed a memo to all governmental departmental heads, asking them to not use the word sustainability in any ecological or environmental context. Read More »

article linkJustin Evatt - Senior Partner at Jasmax Architectural Firm on the Shift in Values in Todays Busines (Ultimo)
posted Thu March 24th 2016 @ 10:37 PM

We have empathy. We walk in the shoes of others and care how we affect the world around us.

We have open minds. We value creativity and collaboration when solving problems.

We trust our people. We back people to achieve the remarkable.

We are future focused. Through our actions and behaviour we aim to leave the world in a better place.

The above is what Justin feels is a crucial part of how our future is created – that in a business sense the values are brought to the fore to just remind all the players within the business and around the business, of what we are there for and how we support each other and how we work together to enable better outcomes.

Justin see values as a pivotal issue as he sees our societal values are changing at a deep level and he feels it is quite problematic and is something that has to be addressed so the business is leading the way as they spend a lot of time at work.

Also, a lot of us build our social networks around our work. So that work is not separate as to who we are, it’s part of who we are and that value alignments need to be in place between our workplace and ourselves and as values shift and change he has noticed over the years that a lot of people’s values systems have become very focussed around materialism and monetarist outcomes. Read More »

article linkMike Joy - NZs Most High Profile & Prolific Ecological Voice For The Nation's Waterways And Ecology (Ultimo)
posted Fri March 18th 2016 @ 12:13 AM

Dr Mike Joy, NZ’s most high profile & prolific ecological voice for the waterways and ecology. How his valued insights has him consulting for LandCorp the NZ Government’s holdings that involve 127 properties, close to 1 million acres of land, and 1.6 million animals that need to be environmentally stewarded.

Mike says that the big challenge for NZ farms, especially dairy is through the increasing application of both nitrogen and phosphorus. That in assisting in quadrupling farm production in the last 25 years - that has benefitted the rural sector and the country as a whole, the downside is immense. As these leach out of the soil and into waterways where they feed nuisance plant and algae growth throughout our river and lakes. Also, that we are facing a critical problem with cadmium that is found in the phosphates that are mined overseas and imported into NZ. Read More »

article linkHrur Torfason (credited with inspiring the Icelandic revolution) Talks About Being An Activist (Ultimo)
posted Thu March 10th 2016 @ 10:56 PM

We need a whole lot of frontline activists working to challenge this failing neoliberal system that we reside under, where the corporations are taking control, and democracy is likely to die, and where the government fails to listen to the people!

It is possible for brave individuals to make a difference. In this interview Icelandic protest leader Hordur Torfason speaks of what makes an activist, by relating his own experience. First he talks about his gay rights activism, and then onto the Iceland Revolution, of which he was the major initiator. Importantly, he allowed other people to do their own thing, and did not insist that everyone worked with him. This allowed other leaders to express themselves and come to the fore and the movement grew. Read More »

article linkAnita, Anand and Jenny from Kawai Purapura talk about the Voices of Sacred Earth Eco Festival (Ultimo)
posted Thu March 3rd 2016 @ 9:18 PM

We live on a planet of majestic proportions, teaming with life within a biosphere of mega-trillions of beings.

From the microscopic and invisible to the macro-captivating mega fauna, from viruses and bacteria to the great blue whales and kauri and redwoods. To the council of all beings - all breathing in concert and growing and surviving within the seasonal cycles of a fecund yet increasingly stressed mother planet.

However - what of the future, where are we going as a human species? What is the destiny of our planet in these rapidly changing of times? And who best can speak to these challenges, other than the races and cultures who have held onto the old ways - the indigenous, the first nations - the ones who keep the soles of their feet firmly planted on the surface of the great mother, Gaia, Papatuanuku, our profound sustainer.

Listen to an inspiring introduction to what the weekend ofthe 11, 12 & 13th March will share. This engaging discussion with representatives of this forthcoming event is persuasive and captivating. Knowing that there are devoted people, 'being the change we want to see in the world' is heartening. Let's support them by furthering this notion as we mobilise to care for our individual and collective future - for all biota.   Read More »

article linkKevin Toomey a Catholic and Daud Azimullah a Moslem - with Tim Lynch (Ultimo)
posted Thu February 25th 2016 @ 10:53 PM

Kevin Toomey a Catholic and Daud Azimullah a Moslem of the Auckland Inter Faith Council talk about the benefits and challenges of bringing the ‘interfaith community’ together including all the various strands of the humanity into one unified global family that lives in peace and prosperity.

Their aim is to promote interfaith cooperation around shared religious values to strengthen the public’s commitment to the values of civic participation, freedom of religion, diversity, and civility in public discourse and to encourage the active involvement of people of faith in every countries political life. Read More »

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