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Posts Tagged ‘ sustainability ’

Children inspire all-natural beauty products

Jul 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

ABIGAIL SINCLAIR-PARKER talks to a sustainable local business, and asks locals in the street how they try to live sustainably



WATCH: Going Shopping? BYO Boomerang Bag

Sep 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

WATCH: A chance for you to learn to sew, and save the environment during your lunch break



Candidates turn on NZ First over Māori seats ‘privilege’

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hugh Barr ‘living on another planet’ at Sustainability Trust meeting



Free Bike FixUp enticing people to dust off their cycles

Oct 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Strathmore’s Kahurangi School venue for Wellington City Council event to fix and try out bikes.



Pannett juggles environment and development

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Development issues facing Wellington city are a challenge for a councillor holding key positions.



SURVEY: Asset sales issue may cost National at next election

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Government’s partial sales plan is turning away loyalists, swing voters, according to a NewsWire street poll.



‘Green Zoo, Green You’ built with old bottles

Jun 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

5000 plastic bottles recycled into Wellington exhibition.



Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.



Energy savings target for Hutt’s new eco officer

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Upper Hutt City is taking sustainability seriously.



Popular food waste scheme turns table scraps into garden goodness

Feb 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

A sheme to recycle food waste and save on landfill is popular with Wellington businesses, reports KATE MELZER.



Sports centre will harness weather to keep down power bills

Nov 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story

The $50 million indoor sports centre has an “accepting” approach to weather, with solar panels, natural ventilation and natural light, reports SAMANTHA IVES.



‘Waste now, pay later’ a harsh lesson for Capital

Jul 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Daily water usage must reduce by 14 litres per person.



School kids learn the pleasure of gardening

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Waterloo teacher and children get hands on growing food



Al Brown – fish smarter and protect Kiwi lifestyle

Oct 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Popular Wellington restaurateur shares his love of the ocean.



International eco-group expo hits Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sustainability, water and peak oil on the agenda at St Paul’s.



Why virtual silence about climate change during election?

Nov 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

OPINION: Greens made little noise about climate change during the election campaign. Will they speak up when new coalition government tries to weaken emissions trading scheme, asks ANNE CORNISH.



YHA blazes trail for sustainable businesses

Oct 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Youth hostel wins sustainability award three years in a row.