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Ramble On book launch

Auckland

Join us at the central Auckland Library for a special Sunday afternoon event with author and artist Z.R. Southcombe. Her new book Ramble On: A Celebration of Walking in NZ and Around the World explores the connection between walking and (mental) health, celebrating the simple joy that can come from exploring DOC tracks, connecting with nature and slowing down. Ramble On is part coffee table book, part non-fiction; a fully illustrated book featuring interviews, personal essays and hand-lettered quotes.

The event promises to be a book launch but not like you’ve seen before – expect to engage with the art of walking in creative, fun ways. Featuring guest speakers, spot prizes and children’s activities there will be something for guests from all walks of life. Southcombe will be joined by Grace Penlain and Mayur Wadhwani, contributing authors.

See more of Southcombe’s work www.zrsouthcombe.com

The 5 natural ways

Five natural ways to wellbeing

Connect

Me Whakawhanaunga 

Connecting with nature is great for you! The beauty is in how simple it can be. Remember if you can’t get outside, you can always bring the outdoors in.

 

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Give

Tukua

Nature provides, it gives everything needed to not only survive, but thrive. Here’s some cool ways you can give back to nature:

 

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Take notice

 Me aro tonu

It's common to go about your daily life, oblivious to your natural environment. Take some time to be mindful of what’s happening around you.

 

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Keep learning

Me ako tonu

There’s always something new to learn and discover when you interact with nature:

 

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Be active

Me kori tonu

Getting outside exposure and exercising is good for your overall health and wellbeing, plus it strengthens you connection with nature:

 

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