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Sustainability Action Squad at HPSS

A passionate group of Hobsonville Point Secondary School students, led by a science teacher interested in the environment, have started a group within the school to promote and encourage sustainable actions in school and the community. With the help of student Meike van Roij, science teacher Cindy Wynn has started up the Sustainability Action Squad (SAS). Earlier this year, a small group of HPSS students took a trip to Green Jam, a youth sustainability forum which aims to provide young…

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Sustainability Action Squad at HPSS | Featured Articles Confused about Food ?>

Confused about Food

Food and Nutrition have become very complicated, and some people find it challenging and overwhelming. There is so much contradicting information which makes it hard to separate fad from facts. We have a diet-obsessed culture and tend to follow the latest diet trend and call it paleo, vegan, vegetarian, Atkins, etc. We create rigid rules around food and talk about clean diet, bad and good food. Too often clients come to see me and tell me how bad, naughty or…

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Sustainability Action Squad at HPSS | Featured Articles Personality of the Month – Gavin Gunston ?>

Personality of the Month – Gavin Gunston

Ever since he was bullied as a schoolboy, Gavin Gunston was determined to give back to the youth; to become a youth worker. “Incredible people invested in me back then. I was going through a real tough time throughout my later primary school years, and I witnessed first hand the investment people are willing to give to another”. Early signs of key leadership came when Gavin took on some leading roles within his Christian Youth Group throughout his mid-teens. Even…

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