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December 2019
23 December 2019

Congratulations to Helen Jackson, our Volunteer of the Month for December!

Helen works with children in school, teaching them to grow their own food, taking the time to listen to students and build their social skills, numeracy and literacy skills and emotional skills in real life and authentic contexts. She is exceptional at what she does and the students love and appreciate the time that she gives.…

23 December 2019

New Plymouth schools unveil their award-winning environmental murals

New Plymouth schools unveil their award-winning environmental murals New Plymouth’s Inglewood High School and Norfolk Primary School, both winners of Keep New Zealand’s Beautiful’s (KNZB) Resene Wall Worthy competition 2019, are excited to unveil their completed award-winning murals. Inglewood High School’s mural, titled ‘Kohanga Moa – from then to now’, has been painted on the…

November 2019
28 November 2019

Congratulations to Madison Saunderson, November’s Volunteer Of The Month

Congratulations again, Keith, and thank you so much for your hard work to Keep New Zealand Beautiful. Madison has been participating in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s clean-up initiatives for the past seven years. When her mum was involved in peer reviewing data for a Tier 1 National Litter Audit, Madison tagged along collecting rubbish and…

15 November 2019

South Taranaki artist Luther Ashford showcases award-winning mural

South Taranaki artist Luther Ashford showcases award-winning mural South Taranaki artist Luther Ashford’s award-winning mural is now on display on State Highway 3 adjacent to the Old Patea Freezing Works. Luther’s mural submission was one of ten winners chosen from across the country in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Nature Murals Competition 2019. The…

14 November 2019

YRE Winners Celebrated at National Workshop

Winners of this year’s Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Litter Less competition were celebrated at the National YRE Workshop on Tuesday 5 November at The University of Auckland. In its 25th year, YRE is a youth-led environmental programme which encourages students between the age of 11-25 years old to focus on environmental issues relating…

October 2019
31 October 2019

Congratulations to Keith Wells, October’s Volunteer Of The Month

Congratulations to Keith Walls, our Volunteer of the Month for October! Since taking an early retirement, Keith enjoyed regular walks along Petone’s beautiful shore. On these walks however, he was troubled by the amount of rubbish that he would see. During these walks, he tried to pick up as much litter as he could but…

24 October 2019

Beautiful Awards 2019 Winners Announced

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) have announced the winners of this year’s Beautiful Awards at a gala dinner held at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin this evening. Whanganui was crowned the Most Beautiful City as well as winning the award for Best Street. The winners for Most Beautiful Large and Small Town awards…

1 October 2019

Susan Hodkinson Wins September Volunteer Of The Month

Congratulations to Susan Hodkinson, our Volunteer of the Month for September. Susan has been picking up litter in the Central Mount Maunganui area for close to 30 years. She lives near a sports ground and says she acts as the virtual skip cleaning up after events. Susan is passionate about the problem with broken glass…

September 2019
12 September 2019

Winners of the 2019 Young Reporters for The Environment Litter Less Competition Announced

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) are proud to announce the winners of the Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) – Litter Less 2019 competition. In its 25th year, YRE is a youth-led environmental programme which encourages students to focus on environmental issues relating to litter. The programme is facilitated in New Zealand by KNZB on…

11 September 2019

Dunedin artist Claire Rye unveils award-winning mural on Lorne Street

Dunedin artist Claire Rye unveils award-winning mural on Lorne Street Dunedin artist, Claire Rye, has unveiled her award-winning mural on the toilet block of Dunedin’s busy Lorne Street. Claire was one of ten winners from across the country who took out the top prize in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s (KNZB) Resene Nature Murals Competition 2019.…

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