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A Remarkable Stillness: Music for MHAW

Wellington

Schola Cantorum and the Singers' Creative Research Ensemble Wellington, including students and graduates of NZSM vocal program, present a concert of classical vocal music especially for Mental Health Awareness Week.

Enjoy beautiful music from medieval to modern times, much of it from composers or authors whose lives were touched by mental distress, including Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb, set to the words Christopher Smart wrote while in an asylum, famous for the verse ‘For I will consider my cat Jeoffry’. Tickets $20/$10 door sales only, all proceeds to the Wellington City Mission.

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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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