17 days ago

What awesome things do your kids do to help others?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Meet Eddie Writes. He's 7, and won a Wellingtonian of the Year award for philanthropy. He spends his spare time tie-dying t-shirts and ironing patches on bags to sell online - raising $10,000 for Wellington Regional Hospital. We bet there's lots of Eddies out there. Tell us about your kids' kind deeds in the comments.

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2 days ago

How do you dispose of paint?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

DIY-ers are being urged to dispose of paint responsibly, after a video captured paint flowing from a storm water drain into Titahi Bay. Wellington Water said paint was found in waterways every summer. How do you you dispose of paint?

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3 hours ago

'Broken' recycling system up for discussion

Matt Tso Reporter from The Hutt News

Hutt City's green crates have long been a source of frustration with residents questioning why one of New Zealand's windiest cities does not use wheelie bins.
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1 hour ago

Fb group for sharing extra building materials

Leila from Petone

I've linked a facebook group made for sharing surplus demo/reno/building materials-it'd be great if Hutt Valley people put their extra stuff there-lots of local repurposers would love to help you keep it out of landfill!
Please share the link with renovating/trade people
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