22 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?
  • 13.5% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere
    13.5% Complete
  • 86.5% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus
    86.5% Complete
2897 votes
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43 minutes ago

Visit Chilton this August

Chilton St James School

Discover what it means to be a Chilton girl:

-Come and experience our culture
-Hear about what is on offer in sport, art and music.
-Investigate our learning from Preschool to Year 13
-Learn about Cambridge
-Talk to our wonderful girls
-Open your mind to new possibilities
-Note the date of our Open Days now.
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43 minutes ago

75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

Ministry of Culture & Heritage

This year, New Zealand will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on 15 August 2020.

This date marks the historic anniversary of the surrender by Japan, which represented the end of the War in Asia and the Pacific and the culmination of six long years of war across the rest of the world.

The public is invited to attend the national commemorative service, which will take place at 1pm on Saturday 15 August at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. We recommend arriving by 12.45pm.

The service will also be live streamed. More information is available on the Ministry for Culture and Heritage website.

Image: Government Film Studios. World War II serviceman embraces a woman after his return to Wellington on the Wanganella. Alexander Turnbull Library, ref: 1/2-066955-F.
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3 days ago

Maths tutor for year 10

Sarah from Whitby

Hi Is their a special person out there that is able to help out with my children with maths !
Needs one to one not on line as they find it difficult to learn this way.
Fingers crossed.
Thank you in advance.