What to ex­pect

Element - - Green Living Expo -

Com­post­ing – the ba­sics of bio­dy­namic gar­den­ing and how to com­post.

Eco-Build –

Ren­o­vat­ing or build­ing? Talk to ar­chi­tects, build­ing cer­ti­fiers and eco ad­vi­sors on site to ad­vise you on the best op­tions.

Tourism – travel com­pa­nies will ad­vise you on the world’s best eco-des­ti­na­tions.

Elec­tric cars will be on dis­play with sem­i­nars from APEV (As­so­ci­a­tion for the Pro­mo­tion of Elec­tric Ve­hi­cles). The Holden Volt, Nis­san Leaf, Mit­subishi Out­lander PHEV and Tesla Road­ster will all be ex­hibit­ing at the show, as well as JuicePoint – the largest elec­tric ve­hi­cles (EV) charg­ing in­fra­struc­ture provider in NZ.

Fash­ion – en­joy an eco-chic fash­ion show on Satur­day.

Food – pop-up cafes, raw food, bio­dy­namic, fair-trade, ar­ti­san, veg­e­tar­ian, ve­gan, su­per­foods, eth­i­cal, wholefood, fresh and healthy.

The main spon­sor – Re­muera New World – will be car­ry­ing out demos and tast­ings with lots of de­li­cious free sam­ples.

Heat­ing, in­su­la­tion and ven­ti­la­tion and how to be­come more en­ergy-ef­fi­cient at home.

Or­ganic and nat­u­ral beauty – an ar­ray of eco-friendly prod­ucts to sam­ple.

Pet food – a new nat­u­ral pet food com­pany Healthy Pet Foods will show­case its new range.

Re­cy­cling ad­vice and tips – vis­i­tors will be told how to ‘re­duce, re­cy­cle and re­use’.

Sem­i­nars – al­most 40 free sem­i­nars will take place over the two days with tips and ad­vice from prom­i­nent speak­ers in the in­dus­try, cov­er­ing topics such as eco-build­ing, raw food, busi­ness, tech­nol­ogy, eco-fash­ion, health and well­ness, deal­ing with stress, hyp­no­sis and elec­tric cars. These will be tak­ing place in four rooms all day Satur­day and Sun­day from 10am – 5pm (see ta­ble on right).

Mit­subishi Out­lander PHEV

Vine­gar Hill

Tesla Road­ster

JuicePoint charg­ing in­fra­struc­ture.

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