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February 2018
20 February 2018

YRE winner wins scholarship to International YRE/UNESCO Youth Leaders Forum

Congratulations to Joshua Richardson who has received a scholarship to attend the Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE)/UNESCO Youth Leaders Forum, held in Portugal from 15-19 March 2018.

5 February 2018

January Volunteer of the Month goes to Paxton Sneddon

Paxton Sneddon, together with Beau Fielding, are the deserving winners of our Volunteer of the Month award, in association with New Zealand Couriers and Resene, for January. Paxton and Beau Do The Right Thing throughout the year, cleaning up their local streets, planting in the local gardens, and working with Auckland Council to help keep…

January 2018
18 January 2018

Local artists given the opportunity to paint New Zealand beautiful in 2018

Keep New Zealand Beautiful, in partnership with Resene, are excited to announce the opening of the 2018 Nature Murals Competition, open to local artists who are willing to Do The Right Thing and help paint New Zealand beautiful. Submissions open on 1st February, with the winning entries receiving a $1000 grant and all the materials…

11 January 2018

Lindsay Best awarded December Volunteer of the Month

Lindsay Best from Keep Te Aroha Beautiful has been awarded December Volunteer of the Month!

December 2017
21 December 2017

Newlands Intermediate unveil mural celebrating Wellington’s iconic sculptures

Newlands Intermediate, winners of the Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Wall Worthy Competition, were excited to unveil their completed mural this month.

11 December 2017

KNZB announces Blue Flag recipients

Three New Zealand marinas and one sustainable boating tourism operator (SBTO) have been awarded the Blue Flag for the 2017-2018 season, joining elite marinas and boating operators internationally in receiving the highly regarded accreditation.  The SBTO accreditation is a recent addition to the long standing Blue Flag beaches and marinas programme. This week, Keep New Zealand Beautiful…

5 December 2017

Tamariki collaborate on award winning Porirua mural

Mana College students, in collaboration with Little Adventurers Early Childhood Centre, helped Paint Porirua Beautiful with their award winning mural after winning Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s annual Wall Worthy competition.

November 2017
30 November 2017

Denis Hancock awarded November Volunteer of the Month!

Denis Hancock with Hon. Scott Simpson at the KNZB Beautiful Awards, Hastings, October 2017. KNZB are thrilled to announce Denis Hancock as the November Volunteer of the Month, proudly sponsored by New Zealand Couriers!

30 November 2017

Young Reporters for the Environment gather for winners workshop in Auckland

On 22 November the National winners for the New Zealand 2017 Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Litter Less competition were invited to a Winners Workshop day hosted by The University of Auckland.   This amazing experience formed part of the prize package for all YRE place winners in their category.

16 November 2017

Marty Hoffart receives Kiwibank Local Hero award

KNZB are delighted to confirm that Marty Hoffart of Keep Tauranga Beautiful received a Kiwibank Local Hero award in a special presentation in Mount Maunganui last night.