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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13.4% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere13.4% Complete
86.6% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus86.6% Complete
Traffic at the intersection of High, Lichfield and Manchester streets
The Majestic Theatre is on the right and the Canterbury Building Society building in the centre, on the corner of High and Manchester streets.
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On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced there were four new Covid-19 cases in the community.
Auckland moved into level 3 at midday on Wednesday, and the rest of the country into level 2.
Kiwis outside of Auckland can still continue to go to work and school, with physical distancing, and are advised to wear masks in public.
Businesses can open to the public if they are following public health guidance, which includes physical distancing and record keeping.
In terms of gatherings, New Zealanders must not travel to events with more than 100 people. This includes weddings, birthdays, funerals and tangihanga.
The Government advises all Kiwis to practise good hygiene and stay home if sick.
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