Often described as a ray of sunshine, Heather has lived in rural New Zealand completely off the power grid since 2011. Host of the Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast where she shares inspiration drawn from relying on nature for power to help empower others as well as insights into her life off-grid.
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August 2019 Sunshine Summit – Promo
Episode of
Sunshine & PowerCuts
Hello it's Heather from the Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast. In association with Geeks Rising from the 10th to the 16th of August, or 11th to 17th if you're in a timezone near New Zealand, we are hosting the second 2019 Sunshine Summit. It's a week of livestreams with amazing content creators and their communities with the theme of celebrating connections. All of the details for the upcoming Summit as well as replays from our previous events and where the livestreams will be happening, can be found at sunshinesummit.live. A huge thank you to the patrons of Sunshine & PowerCuts for making it possible! So check it out. And if you know our guests we'd love to you to come and celebrate with us. And if they are new to you, come along and learn more about them and we look forward to celebrating connections with you. August 2019 Guest List:Day 1:Kate - Ignorance Was Bliss - 5pm EDT Sat 10th (9am NZT Sun 11th)Bettina & Ninorah - NRI Woman - 9:30pm EDT Sat 10th (1:30pm NZT Sun 11th) Day 2:Dave Lee - The Waves of Tech / International Podcast Day - 5pm EDT Sun 11th (9am NZT Mon 12th)Chris Curran - Podcast Engineering School & Show / Podcaster's Lounge - 8pm EDT Sun 11th (12pm NZT Mon 12th) Day 3:Chris Green - Gravity Beard / Underdog Podcast Community - 5pm EDT Mon 12th (9am NZT Tues 13th)Ben Brown - Tourette's Podcast / Member of Geeks Rising - 9pm EDT Mon 12th (1pm NZT Tues 13th) Day 4:Cross Play Compatible - Play Comics, Real Dudes Podcast, Gamerheads Podcast - 8pm EDT Tues 13th 12pm NZT Wed 14th) Day 5:Lisa & Sam - I shake My Head - 9pm EDT Wed 14th (1pm NZT Thurs 15th)Day 6:Geeks Rising Podcast Network - Bandrew Says Podcast, On The Subject, Conversations with Creators, Sunshine & PowerCuts - 10pm EDT Thurs 15th (2pm NZT Fri 16th NZT)Day 7:FinaleJoin Heather for a fun finale - time TBC Share the Event!You can use the hastags on social media: #sunshinesummit2019#celebrateconnectionsAnd to see posts from last year's event follow #sunshinesummit2018 Also, sharing helps others discover it! So please share this event, and bring friends! It's going to be a lot of fun! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~Important Links:Website: www.sunshineandpowercuts.comGeeks Rising: www.geeksrising.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCutsTeeSpring: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercutsYouTube: youtube.com/HeatherWelch_life-is-beautifulTwitch: twitch.tv/sunpowerpod Ways you can connect with me:Tweet me on Twitter @SunPowerPodFollow me on Instagram @SunPowerPodEmail me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.comLeave me a comment on Facebook @SunshineAndPowerCuts Support the Show:To gain access to the community, extra resources and bonus episodes or to just simply support the show you can do so on Patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCuts. Keep cool in a Sunshine & PowerCuts t-shirt, warm up with a hoodie, take a tote bag or savour the moment with a mug from the TeeSpring Store: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercuts Subscribe to the podcast Listen, Review and Rate – PodBean // Spotify //  Apple Podcasts  //  Stitcher  //  Tune In  // Podchaser // PodKnife  //  Poddirectory
SunEp029 – Ebb and Flow
Episode of
Sunshine & PowerCuts
SunEp029 - Ebb and Flow Hello and welcome to the Sunshine & PowerCuts podcast. My name is Heather and I am your host. This podcast features two types of episodes which alternate. Sunshine ones like this one offer inspiration drawn from nature, and in the PowerCut episodes are where I share insights into my life living off the power grid. Do you have an experience where you have been empowered by nature? I'd love to hear from you. You can connect with me on Twitter and Instagram @SunPowerPod and there you'll see examples from nature that I share. Alternatively you can email me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.com The theme of this episode is ebb and flow.There are many examples of and different ways to describe ebb and flow What comes to mind for you? Which phase are you in? Embark on a journey empowered by nature, then continue the conversation as part of the Sunshine & PowerCuts Community ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ From this Episode: Poem: Ebb & Flow - Atticus https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ6-akih3T_/ Opening Lines Read by: Emil Hägg https://www.emilhaggvo.com/ and on Twitter @EmilHaggVO ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ I’d love to hear from you:What have been your highlights from the podcast and or the Sunshine Summit events?Which episodes are your favourites?What connections have you made, or re-connections have you discovered to yourself and the world around you?What connections do you celebrate?What examples from nature would you like to explore? ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~Important Links:Website: www.sunshineandpowercuts.comGeeks Rising: www.geeksrising.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCutsTeeSpring: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercutsYouTube: youtube.com/HeatherWelch_life-is-beautifulTwitch: twitch.tv/sunpowerpod Ways you can connect with me:Tweet me on Twitter @SunPowerPodFollow me on Instagram @SunPowerPodEmail me at hello@sunshineandpowercuts.comLeave me a comment on Facebook @SunshineAndPowerCuts Support the Show:To gain access to the community, extra resources and bonus episodes or to just simply support the show you can do so on Patreon.com/SunshineAndPowerCuts. Keep cool in a Sunshine & PowerCuts t-shirt, warm up with a hoodie, take a tote bag or savour the moment with a mug from the TeeSpring Store: https://teespring.com/stores/sunshine-powercuts Subscribe to the podcast Listen, Review and Rate – PodBean // Spotify //  Apple Podcasts  //  Stitcher  //  Tune In  // Podchaser // PodKnife  //  Poddirectory
136 -- Go With Peace and Love -- the death of Janet Moses -- with Heather from Sunshine and PowerCuts
Episode of
Ignorance Was Bliss
Any story has several sides, and this one is no exception. Janet Moses died at 22 from a "dry drowning," but was it a series of errors and abuses, or simply a case of cultures clashing?Guest: Heather, Sunshine & PowerCutsDisclaimer: IsabellePromos: Some Kind of Brown and FriGay the 13thNetwork: Himalaya (presented by Heather, Sunshine & PowerCuts)Facebook group: The AsylumSponsors: Bath By Bex (code CBDkate for 15% off)Merch: bit.ly/iwbpodcastmerchPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/IWBpodcastMusic: DFA by OnlyMeithArtwork: Emily -- UnapologeticArtist---------------------------------------Sources:https://billiongraves.com/grave/Janet-Moses/27866058 -- Billion Graves website, gravesite and basic demographicshttps://www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/the-dominion-post/20071112/281505041865903 -- 11-12-2007 early DP articlehttp://www.stuff.co.nz/national/4018457/Janet-Moses-died-from-accidental-drowning -- result of coronial inquesthttp://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news-old/wellington/2434807/Father-wasn-t-told-of-makutu-death -- trial infohttps://www.smh.com.au/world/five-found-guilty-in-nz-exorcism-case-20090613-c6dl.html -- Sydney Morning Herald post verdict reporthttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt4930242/ -- BELIEF documentaryhttps://www.maori.com/ http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Bes01Reli-t1-body-d7-d7.html -- Maori rituals/water
#62 Sunshine Summit Interview August 2018
Episode of
The Casual Birder Podcast
Suzy has lost her voice! Heather from Sunshine and Powercuts Podcast has kindly stepped in to provide an introduction to this bonus episode. Twice a year, in March and August, Heather hosts the Sunshine Summit, a week of live-streams to recognise and celebrate connections and bring people together from around the world. In August 2018 Heather spoke with Suzy about The Casual Birder Podcast and about Suzy's love of podcasts. This is a lightly edited version of the interview. Do check out the full video of this livestream here: Livestream Video Follow Heather here: www.twitter.com/SunPowerPod www.instagram.com/sunpowerpod www.facebook.com/sunshineandpowercuts www.geeksrising.com  
128: At What Speed Do You Listen?
Episode of
Podcasters' Roundtable
PS, there's only one real answer;) #purist Watch this Round on YouTube and subscribe to know when we're live! Subscribe ✅ http://youtube.com/podcastersroundtable Join the Roundtable at podcastersroundtable.com/guest
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