27 days ago

Do you pick up rubbish on the street?

Amy Ridout Reporter from The Nelson Mail

West Coaster Des Watson is on a one-man mission to clean up New Zealand. Last week, he visited Tasman and Nelson, collecting as much as 80kg of rubbish a day.

Is he alone? Or are there other rubbish renegades out there? Do you ever take a bag with you and pick up discarded bottles, cans and plastic when you're out and about?

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More messages from your neighbours
3 hours ago

Free buses this weekend

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

To celebrate World Car Free day, all bus trips, including the $4 late-bus service will be free for all passengers this weekend!

Nelson City Council said this initiative is about "finding ways to take individual action to reduce emissions", and Car Free Day "speaks for itself".

Happy travelling, neighbours!

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4 hours ago

A stronger school culture, greater resilience and more kindness.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.

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6 hours ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 65.9% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    65.9% Complete
  • 25.6% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    25.6% Complete
  • 8.6% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.6% Complete
677 votes