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Get ready

November 12th, 2013

Now is a great time to get your business recycling into shape or start your business recycling with us. Bis will come in to your workplace and help train new staff on how to recycle – for free! It’s all …more

Countdown the “worst”

November 12th, 2013

Progressive Enterprises have won the 2013 Worst Packaging Award for selling fruit and vegetables on meat-trays wrapped in plastic at their Countdown stores. Rethink Reusable Fresh Produce Bags won the 2013 Best Packaging Award. No more thin, disposable plastic bags …more

Wastebusters AGM

October 29th, 2013

Wanaka Wastebusters AGM Thurs 21 Nov, 7.30pm, St John’s room, Link Way All welcome, members and interested public. Members need to renew their membership every year. Pay your $1 fee into the membership box on the Wastebusters shop counter, and …more

Wanakafest parade

October 29th, 2013

Rain, sleet and a howling wind couldn’t take the fun out of the parade. We were stoked to take out the grand prize for best float with the “thrift shop” theme (and loud music – thanks to DJ Cupboard ). …more

Remote Support

October 29th, 2013

One of the challenges I face in my job is supporting schools that are geographically far away from where I’m based. Thankfully the Internet is really coming to the party to help me out with this. Room 12 from Queenstown …more

Climate change talk in Wanaka

October 23rd, 2013

Dr Jim Salinger, climate scientist and author, is coming to Wanaka. He’ll talk about his new book “Living in a warmer world”. Find out how the world is changing and how it will impact on us, including on the Southern …more

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