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November 14 - November 18, 2022
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Sarah Orr

The A- Team

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Sarah's Actions

Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

VIRTUAL WALK WITH KAKAPO CONSERVATIONISTS

I will take a virtual walk with conservationists to learn about a critically endangered native bird species, the kākāpō.

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Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

INDIGENOUS INFLUENCES ON SCIENCE RESEARCH

I will read an article about the influence of Maori knowledge on science research in New Zealand.

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Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

BE A GREEN SPIDER WATER QUIZ

I will test my knowledge of water by taking the Be A Green Spider Water Quiz on the Office for Sustainability's website.

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Day 2 - Protecting Our Planet

SMART LAUNDRY

I will conserve water and energy by only doing full loads of laundry in cold water.

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Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

SPREAD HAPPINESS

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

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Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

PRACTICE MINDFUL BREATHING

I will calm my body and mind by doing ten minutes of Maori breathing exercises each day.

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Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

NEW ZEALAND'S WELLBEING BUDGET

I will learn about wellbeing initiatives in New Zealand.

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Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

GATHER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

I will improve my social wellbeing by spending ___ minutes with other people a social setting.

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Day 1 - Caring for Ourselves & Each Other

SPEND TIME IN NATURE

I will celebrate the Maori concept of whenua by spending 15 minutes outside to reduce stress, boost my mood, and to enjoy nature.

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    Sarah Orr 11/15/2022 5:52 AM
    Woah!  I was way off on my estimates of water usage! (I did not do so well on the Water Quiz.) I was especially surprised to learn that it takes 3 liters of water to make a 1 liter bottle of water.  

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    Sarah Orr 11/15/2022 5:37 AM
    I had a great time with friends/colleagues at the film screening for Sonja Bertucci's film In Search of Lost Time last night.  

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    Sarah Orr 11/14/2022 5:37 AM
    Excited to join the A-Team again this year and to learn more about New Zealand!