384 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
2903 votes
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Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Who is the lady wearing pink and what is going on here?

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23 minutes ago

Rimutaka Playgroup

Kerry from Clouston Park - Kingsley Heights

- Are you a caregiver of toddlers?
- Do you like fun, food and great company?
- Do you want to get out of the house Friday mornings?
- Are your toddlers needing play mates and learning experiences?
If your answers to above are YES, then come along to:
Rimutaka Playgroup, Rimutaka Baptist Church Hall
Friday 9.30-11.30am
We would love to meet you and your toddler.
This week the theme is 'MUSIC', and we are singing, moving and making a music shaker.
Contact Kerry for more details 0273432011

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10 hours ago