Bottling expansion could see 9 billion litres of pristine Christchurch water sold overseas A Chinese-owned firm planning to bottle billions of litres of Christchurch water is building a second factory in the city.

“Cloud Ocean paid $2277 for its 1.57 billion litre annual water take.” That’s not a smart trade/resource management. This sounds like one of the things we’ll look back at in ten years and say “Oh… yeah, that was a really dumb way to do that.” from Pera Barrett http://bit.ly/2t20ieB via IFTTT

Making the most of the moments – Pera Barrett Life ends, and it’s not up to us when, I hope you choose decisions that make the most of your moments, especially with the people you love.

I think this is one of the more important letters I’ve written Huhana and Kāhu. It’s definitely me remembering as a ‘grown-up’ too. Feel free to share it if it’s worth reading. http://bit.ly/2UjhJmO from Pera Barrett http://bit.ly/2UjhJmO via IFTTT

Mike We made this video (as part of a series) to show how simply you can talk to someone who may be having suicidal thoughts. We were trying to demonstrate that when having a conversation on this topic the most important thing is not to try to ‘fix’ the problem but to show that you care. ❤️❤️❤️ Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business

❤️❤️ “When having a conversation on this topic the most important thing is not to try to ‘fix’ the problem but to show that you care.” from Pera Barrett http://bit.ly/2sIOwWy via IFTTT