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September 2012
Laurence Boomert in Paekakariki September 20

Laurence Boomert offers an exciting view for the future and will be giving a public talk in Paekakariki on September 20.

Boomert has a long history in contingency planning, green business development and community up solutions. In the 1990s he founded the 500 member Environmental Business Network. He currently runs the Bank of Real Solutions, an online database of community can-do success stories. He was a co publisher and writer for the book "Fleeing Vesuvius: Responding to the effects of economic and environmental collapse" published in 2011 by Living Economies with whom he is a board member.
Along the way Boomert has done everything from being an organic farmer to a television presenter (on Maggie's Garden Show) to founding a new political party. He serves on a variety of national and local trusts dedicated to sustainable living.
Boomert's address comes courtesy of Kapiti Timebank, Transition Town Kapiti and The Bank of Real Solutions realsolutions.org.nz

WHO: Community Development & Future Planning Strategist Laurence Boomert
WHAT: Community Solutions for Today - A public talk showing how we can
revitalise, reconnect & make resilient our community using the best social & economic models available
WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Thurs 20th September
WHERE: St Peter's Hall, Paekakariki

Folding Donation Gratefully Accepted Towards speaker's travel costs.

All Welcome


 
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