28 days ago

Poll: Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The Government has thrown $124 million at reducing the country’s growing waste pile, but not everyone agrees that’s enough.

Local Government NZ says the funding should be matched with a “strategic waste plan”, with the goal for New Zealand to be able to process its own waste onshore.

In the last decade, the amount of waste at council landfills has increased by 48 per cent.

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Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?
  • 13.4% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere
    13.4% Complete
  • 86.6% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus
    86.6% Complete
2901 votes
More messages from your neighbours
17 hours ago

lots of soap to chose from

Danielle from Henderson

hand made soap ready to go all packed sealed an coverd nicely $5 each bar as markets will be closed an soap is needed to help combat nasty bugs
keep safe auckland an rest of nz

18 hours ago

Te Atatu Peninsula home fetches $1.45 million

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A property at 14 Renata Crescent in Te Atatu Peninsula has sold for $1.45 million. That's 48 per cent above the median capital value in the suburb of $975,000.

The 180sqm home is larger than most homes in Te Atatu Peninsula. The sale was finalised on April 9, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

18 hours ago

Health Minister Chris Hipkins urges Aucklanders to wear face masks

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Health Minister Chris Hipkins is telling Aucklanders to wear a face mask as the city heads into an alert level 3 lockdown today.

“My advice to everyone watching this is: ‘Wear one’,” Hipkins told Stuff.

He said the Government was still working on legal issues around making masks compulsory.

A legal order under the new Covid-19 legislation would be issued on Wednesday. This would give legal effect to the alert levels in Auckland and the rest of the country.

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