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Hard times for community enterprise in Alex

November 19th, 2014

Central Otago Wastebusters in Alexandra is going through some hard financial times – kia kaha. Read about it in the ODT. We’re meeting next week about how Wanaka Wastebusters has managed to stay in a strong financial position. Community enterprise …more

Thanks for all your donations

November 14th, 2014

Everyone must be having pre-Christmas, late spring clear-outs because the donations are pouring in. This photo shows Sue with donations that came in during 1.5 hours on a Wednesday afternoon. We are blown away at the quality of goods donated …more

AGM Tues 2nd December

October 29th, 2014

We know you love AGM’s, so this year we’re having two to fit in with our new structure. We’ll keep them short and sweet, with one running straight after the other. Come along to support Wanaka Wastebusters and hear what …more

Trolley Derby photos

October 29th, 2014

Thanks to everyone who helped make it such a great day – Radio Wanaka, our prize sponsors Black Peak Gelato and Cinema Paradiso, our volunteers and especially the handy trolley builders and fearless drivers. If you would like a jpg …more

Dr Compost Queenstown workshop

September 24th, 2014

Only one more free spring workshop from local composting guru Ben Elms. It’s free, thanks to funding from QLDC to reduce organic waste in the landfill. Get composting workshop: Tues 4th Nov,   6-8pm, Harvest Community Gardens   Gorge Rd, Queenstown (bring …more

Wanaka Wastebusters kids trolley derby

September 24th, 2014

Get together with your friends and family and build a trolley for the inaugural Wanaka Wastebusters trolley derby. You could set the land-speed record for Plantation Rd. Wanakafest Saturday 25th Oct at 1pm, outside MAC. Prizes for fastest trolley and the …more

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