About Eco Living in Action


Maureen Howard, Sustainable Practice Educator and Communicator, from Dunedin, New Zealand, hosts a half-hour sustainable living radio show called Eco Living in Action that is aired on Otago Access Radio 105.4FM every Thursday from 2.30pm -3pm and repeated the following Monday 8.30-9am. “Join me as I chat with a different guest each week about their sustainability activities and initiatives. From advice on building tiny houses, to setting up a rooftop garden, to wildlife friendly farming practices – my guests from Dunedin and from my travels are passionate individuals who are making a difference.

Achievements: In 2013, Eco Living in Action was awarded the PSA Supreme Trophy with Otago Access Radio, and was also awarded Winner of the Special Interest Category. In 2015, the show was awarded Most Popular Podcast. In 2018, the show gained a Commendation under the Science and Environment category.

This website hosts just some of the shows! To listen to all of the recent Eco Living in Action shows please go to Otago Access Radio at http://www.oar.org.nz and then search under Podcasts. You can also subscribe to the show through iTunes and through Podcast Republic.

Please note that older shows may no longer able to be listened to through this website. However we are very happy to get a show re-aired for you to listen to. Email Maureen with your ideas, comments and feedback, and requests for older shows. To find out what else Maureen is up to, check out Treedom NZ

Eco Living in Action is currently supported by

Sustainable Dunedin City

Sustainable Dunedin City Society (SDC) was formed in February 2007 with the following aims:


The Society aims to facilitate a positive, secure and sustainable future for Dunedin City in the face of challenges posed by climate change and unsustainable resource use.


(a)The Society conducts research and disseminates information on climate change and sustainability, promoting awareness of these issues to the wider community.

(b) The Society aims to influence individuals, businesses and governments to adapt their behaviours and policies to reflect the importance of these issues.

(c) The Society fosters linkages between organisations with objectives similar to, or complementary to, the Society

For more information go to www.sustainabledunedincity.org.nz


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s