42 days ago

Changes to kerbside rubbish - green waste

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

At the moment, Wellingtonians put around 130 tonnes of green waste from their gardens in their kerbside rubbish each week which breaks down in the landfill, producing methane gas - a big contributor to climate change.

As part of our new waste bylaw, yellow rubbish bags cannot contain more than 10% green waste.

But don’t worry! When you bring your green waste to the Southern Landfill it will be turned into Capital Compost – and it only costs $5 to dispose of up to 85kg!

For more information about the bylaw and alternative ways to deal with your green waste, visit:


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41 minutes ago

Shortland Street the Musical

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Whether you love, hate or have never seen Shortland Street, a new capital stage performance of the beloved and bemoaned soap opera is sure to capture hearts.
Shortland Street the Musical will be performed at Gryphon Theatre from April 20 to May 1.
Produced by Kauri Theatre Company, the show has a storyline based on the television series’ original characters, including Dr Hone Ropata and Dr Chris Warner, who are respectively played by John Palamo and Jake Elston.
Like many shows, Kauri Theatre’s production of the musical was originally scheduled for May 2020, but Covid-19 meant it had to be postponed to this year.
Shortland Street the Musical, Gryphon Theatre, April 20 to May 1

6 hours ago

Tai Chi beginning sessions

Peter from Taoist Tai Chi™ - Wellington

Take control of your health and build resilience physically, mentally and emotionally with Taoist Tai Chi™ practice.

Beginning sessions starting this week:

- Mondays from 12 April, 7–8.30pm, Mornington Golf Club, 80 Stanley Street, Berhampore

- Tuesdays from 13 April, 7–8.30pm Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro

Information: 04 586 0297 or wellington@taoisttaichi.org

6 hours ago

Resene Upcyling Awards - don't forget!


Don't forget to submit your upcycled creations in the Resene Upcycling Awards. Whether it's an old item you've spruced up or something you've found a completely new purpose for, we want to see your work!

Submit your entry in the 2021 Resene Upcycling Awards by sharing your upcycled masterpiece with your neighbours. Multiple entries are welcome - don't forget to include your before and after pics and mention any Resene products you've used!
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