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New Habits.

By | November 9th, 2018|Unearthed|

consider reducing rather than recycling  It’s the early 50’s. Grandma has fewer wrinkles, likes to wear dresses shaped like wedding cakes, and along with her girlfriends has a new found fascination with the most revolutionary modality for convenient living - tupperware! It was all too exciting.  Fast forward half a century and the ubiquity of [...]

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The Sweet Taste of Success

By | August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized, Unearthed|

  A Vanuatu farmer shortlisted for International Cocoa Awards is already a winner It’s amazing how much can change in a year. Just ask Moli, a farmer and father of four from the remote island of Malo, Vanuatu, who until recently had never left the country and was struggling to support his family.  This time [...]

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The Fermentist

By | July 16th, 2018|Play, Unearthed|

The Brewery company, Lion have opened The Fermentist last month in Christchurch a brewery, tap room and cafe. They are taking charge in there business to implement changes to reduce the effect on there carbon footprint. This location is the first destination to be doing this in their company.  We all love things new and upcoming [...]

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Woven

By | July 2nd, 2018|Unearthed|

Weaving their magic with the stuff of life Words by Rosie Fea Threads like wool, linen, and tweed typically frequent the vision winter conjures up. Comprising a picture of decadent overabundance, with materials providing warmth, stability, and beckoning us to utilise resources in new and inventive ways. Pieces that are gifted by those willing to [...]

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Grow up – navigating the milestone of middle age

By | May 9th, 2018|Unearthed|

    Midlife crisis is a term often used very flippantly. A concept that has been the butt of many jokes serving as an attempt to dismiss feelings of existential anxiety and life dissatisfaction. Dad buys a motorbike, and mum takes up swing dancing, while a friends mum starts wearing the clothes you [...]

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The science of society series – debunking human behaviour (part II)

By | April 17th, 2018|Curated, Unearthed|

  “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large, I contain multitudes.” - Walt Whitman     Social science study number 2:   Confirmation Bias - Confirmation bias is a term often used to explain the motivations behind people's cognitive reasoning. It speaks of our tendency to preferably [...]

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The science of society series – debunking human behaviour

By | April 10th, 2018|Curated, Unearthed|

People are endlessly fascinating. No two the same, yet all operating under the same driving principles. We've done a bit of digging into the troves of behavioural science, and have decided to dedicate the next couple of weeks to debunking the most interesting theories and experiments for you. We're confident that by the end of [...]

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Let that soak in – our 3 favourite discussions this week

By | February 28th, 2018|Curated, Unearthed|

    Podcasts while walking, podcasts while bathing, podcasts while commuting - there's always time to squeeze in a little extra intellect and inspiration. What's more, this week we've done the hardest part for you, sourcing out three talks we think will be equal parts encouraging and enthusing. And for those of you [...]

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I’ll be happy now – the daily choices we get to make

By | January 24th, 2018|Unearthed|

January is a month that typically endorses the habit of reflecting (frantically) upon ones successes, failures, actions and motivations of past, present and future. Graciously gifting us a clean slate to give it all another shot. However, what we sometimes forget to acknowledge is the insidious undertow that often comes with this. The one that [...]

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The deeper truth beyond plastic waste

By | November 24th, 2017|Travel, Uncategorized, Unearthed|

If you watched the 6 o'clock news last week you may have heard about recent global studies surrounding the reality of plastic waste in our oceans. Scientists and researchers have uncovered startling truths about the perpetual journey our plastic bottles, bags, containers and cosmetics embark on once they come to leave plain sight. The Mariana [...]

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