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December 2020
3 December 2020

Spotswood College, unveils award winning mural

Spotswood College in New Plymouth has unveiled their award-winning mural, titled ‘Nga Atua’ as one of ten winners in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2020. The mural was designed by two junior students and depicts a story of Nga Atua (Māori Gods) to celebrate the school’s heritage and connection to the land…

3 December 2020

Award-winning mural unveiled in Rotorua

Rotorua artist, Mark Noble, has unveiled his award-winning mural titled, ‘Care For The World, And It Shall Care For You’ on the corner of Malfroy Road and Old Taupo Road in Rotorua. Mark was one of ten winners from across the country who took out the top prize in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Nature…

2 December 2020

Wellington artist unveils award-winning mural in Brooklyn

Wellington artist, Kiran Parbhu, has unveiled his award-winning mural in Brooklyn, Wellington. The mural, titled ‘Power’ is located on the side of a substation on Brooklyn Road, which is one of the main commuter routes from the city to Brooklyn and the southern suburbs. Kiran was one of ten winners from across the country who…

November 2020
30 November 2020

Congratulations to our Tidy Kiwi Volunteer of the Month for November, Maria Lamb!

Congratulations to Maria Lamb, our Tidy Kiwi Volunteer of the Month for November. Maria has been plogging, a combination of jogging and picking up litter, as long as she can remember. Maria says her aim is to make a small difference in her local St Albans neighbourhood in Christchurch and encourage others to do the…

25 November 2020

The Terrace School, unveils award winning mural

The Terrace School in Alexandra has unveiled their award-winning mural, titled ‘Central Otago: What Is Special About Our Place’ as one of ten winners in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2020. The mural depicts the Central Otago landscape including golden tussock hills, blue water, beautiful stone bridges and greenery to promote the…

23 November 2020

Arapohue School, unveils award winning mural

Arapohue School in Northland has unveiled their award-winning mural, titled ‘Unity’ as one of ten winners in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2020. The mural depicts the silhouettes of the Arapohue students set against the local landscape of rural farmland and the small mountain of Maungaraho, a landmark the community connects with,…

October 2020
31 October 2020

Congratulations to our Tidy Kiwi Volunteer of the Month for October, Daniel Moore!

Congratulations to Daniel Moore, our Tidy Kiwi Volunteer of the Month for October. Daniel Moore is a 12-year-old student with special needs at Aparima School in Riverton. He has a keen interest in rubbish trucks and recycling, so his teachers/teacher aides have created an entire programme for him based around recycling plastics using Keep New Zealand Beautiful…

29 October 2020

Keep New Zealand Beautiful announce winners at this year’s Beautiful Awards

Keep New Zealand Beautiful have announced the winners of this year’s Beautiful Awards at a virtual awards ceremony this evening. Individuals, businesses, communities, schools and New Zealand’s most beautiful towns and cities were all celebrated. The Most Beautiful Towns & Cities finalists were judged by Keep New Zealand Beautiful CEO Heather Saunderson and award-winning journalist…

21 October 2020

Award-winning mural unveiled in Wellington

Wellington artists, Elise Grangier and James Mitchell, have unveiled their award-winning mural, titled ‘Mind the Balance’ on the side of the Vinnie’s building in Newtown, Wellington. Elise and James were one of ten winners from across the country who took out the top prize in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Nature Murals Competition 2020. The…

13 October 2020

Young Reporters for The Environment 2020 Winners Announced

Winners Announced for the 2020 Young Reporters for The Environment Competition Keep New Zealand Beautiful is proud to announce the winners of the Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) – Litter Less 2020 competition. In its 26th year, YRE is a youth-led environmental programme which encourages students to focus on environmental issues relating to litter.…

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