Category: Zone 3

Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines

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Tree Planting at Sanders Reserve, New Zealand

During September19-20, 2020, Sri Sathya Sai volunteers in Auckland participated in the Auckland Council’s tree planting project at Sanders Reserve, a 41-acre recreation park located at Waitemata Harbor in Paremoremo. A local community group, Sustainable Paremoremo, has been involved in the park’s restoration by cleaning…

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Clean-up at Sigatoka Special School, Fiji

On May 27, 2020, volunteers including young adults from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Sigatoka, a town on the island of Viti Levu, came together to clean up the Sigatoka School for Special Education, which was adversely impacted by Cyclone Herald. The school, comprising…

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Serving the Needy in New Zealand

Since 2004, SSIO volunteers in New Zealand have been serving meals to people in need at the Phoenix House. The volunteers serve food to nearly 25 disadvantaged individuals every alternate Tuesday.

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Serving the Environment in New Zealand

On July 18, 2020, 13 SSIO volunteers joined 60 members of the Auckland Council, Manukau Beautification Trust, and the public in an environmental cleanup project.  The group cleaned the surroundings, collected rubbish, and joined in painting projects and planting trees. The Tararata Stream Team also…

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Helping Seniors in Australia

Ten Young Adult (YA) volunteers from two Victorian Regions of Australia undertook a novel service project to help the seniors. Based on research on the benefits of plants on mental health, they converted plastic bottles into clear, enclosed plastic terrariums (containers) for housing plants. Then,…

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Clean Up Australia Day

Many SSIO volunteers participate in Clean-Up Australia Day, a nation-wide annual event organised to clear trash and pollutants on the first Sunday of March. Young Adults from Victoria, a state devastated by recent wildfires, removed invasive plant species that were infiltrating unburnt sections of parkland….

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Sustainability Award in Australia

On 15th November 2019, the Sathya Sai College of Murwillumbah, New South Wales (NSW) won the People’s Choice Award for Schools for sustainability, presented by the local Tweed Council at the inaugural Sustainability Champions ceremony. NSW’s Tweed Council is taking a pro-active role in encouraging…

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