28 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.

To read more, click here.

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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
2901 votes
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1 day ago

How have you reacted to the news

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Hi neighbours

The discovery of four Covid-19 cases outside of managed isolation on Tuesday has ended New Zealand's 102 day streak without community transmission. As a result, Auckland has returned to level 3, while the rest of New Zealand step back to level 2.

For those of us outside of Auckland, it means maintaining physical distancing of 2 metres, no more than 100 people at gatherings, and considering working from home if possible.

How have you reacted to the news? Are you now working from home? Are you wearing a face mask when you leave the house? And be honest, have you panic-bought toilet paper?

For the latest, click here.

Stay safe everyone and take care of each other.

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Here-turi-kōkā / August Newsletter

The Team from Aro Valley Community Centre

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3 hours ago

How has the shift to level 2 affected you?

The Team Reporter from Dominion Post

Hi neighbours,

The announcement this week that Covid-19 has returned and the resulting shift in alert levels has no doubt disrupted lives again, and affected many of us emotionally and possibly financially.

What impact has the shift to level 2 had on you? Has it impacted your workplace or business? Has it affected your employment? Has it disrupted your plans this week? Have you had to get tested?

For the latest Covid-19 updates, click here.

Stay safe everyone, and take care of yourselves and others.

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