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Wheel to glory

October 9th, 2012

Calling all sprinters, experienced wheelie bin handlers, kids, teenagers and anyone with a sense of humour. We are running the wheelie bin races this year again at Wanakafest. Participants please meet at 1pm (30 minutes before races start), Sunday 21st …more

A very important visitor…..

October 5th, 2012

One of the things I’ve come to expect as working as an Enviroschools facilitator, is to expect the unexpected. It was most definitely the unexpected when I received an email from the National Team informing me that the new Minister …more

Wanted: Recycling Manager

October 2nd, 2012

We’re looking for a self-motivated, hardworking, friendly person to run the Wanaka Wastebusters recycling collection and processing team. If you’re: not afraid to get your hands dirty passionate about waste minimisation and recycling able to build great relationships with a …more

Free pickup of your gems

September 25th, 2012

Love Stuff, Hate Waste? We do too, so we’ve started a FREE new service to pick up your donated gems. Ideal if you are moving or decluttering. Just give the shop a ring on 443-8606 x 2, and we’ll send …more

Minister visits Queenstown Primary Enviroschool

September 25th, 2012

Amy Adams, the Minister for the Environment came to visit Queenstown Primary, one of QLDC’s Enviroschools. Simon helped organise her visit as part of our education contract with QLDC. The students loved showing her around their place, they did themselves …more

Where does the gumboot go?

September 25th, 2012

Another epic clean-up this year for Keep New Zealand Beautiful week with lots of Wanaka volunteers out cleaning up streets and verges. Several groups commented on how clean our roadsides are – that might reflect the lack of fast food …more

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