19 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
2895 votes
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4 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.

42 minutes ago

This Weeks Happenings!

PAK’nSAVE Upper Hutt

Good Morning Upper Hutt Community!
Lots on offer here at PAK n SAVE Upper Hutt this week!

We have amazing deals, store wide, including fresh Bakery Spiced Fruit Loaf for $1.99 each and 6pk of White Bread Rolls $2.99 each!
Also, Mexicano Corn Chips $2.99 each, Moccona Coffee at $8.99 each and plenty more in every department!
*** All specials are while stocks last, limits may apply***
Also, don't forget to grab an Activation Upper Hutt colouring competition as you enter for the kids and check out what free PLAY activities you and your whanau can do!

Have a great week!

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2 hours ago

Leadlighting classes

Diane from Brown Owl

We are planning a weekend tutorial at a local Glass Studio If you have a half finished project or need to brush up your skills Give me a call to discuss 0211850694