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December 2016
20 December 2016

COLIN’S JOURNEY

My particular KLB focus over the last few years has been on removing tags and keeping our town tag free. The good news is that as a community we have largely been successful, The bad news is that when I drive through other towns it is clear that we are all facing the same challenge. I hope that other branches will find Levin’s story useful.

1 December 2016

DUMPSTER DIVING

*Winner Young Reporters For The Environment*

From every piece of bread crust to last night’s leftovers, every time we throw out any food waste, it adds up to a grand total of 122,547 tonnes of food per year from New Zealand households.

1 December 2016

BAN THE PLASTIC BAG

*Winner Young Reporters For The Environment*

Millions of pieces of rubbish are washed into the ocean daily. From bits and pieces of plastic bags to wood debris to fleece jackets and other articles of clothing. This rubbish is just the everyday plastic bag or lolly wrapper that didn’t make it into the bin.

1 December 2016

YRE WINNERS 2016

Congratulations to all of our winners in the first ever Young Reporters For The Environment programme run in New Zealand. Keep New Zealand Beautiful is the national operator for this internationally accredited competition which is run under the Foundation For Environmental Education banner (FEE).

November 2016
30 November 2016

VOM – NOVEMBER

Tom Carr has recently been described as Palmerston North’s very own Captain Planet by stuff.co.nz and the team at Keep New Zealand Beautiful couldn’t agree more!

30 November 2016

JAMES COOK SCHOOL SOLUTION TO TAGGING

For almost a decade the students of James Cook School in Marton have had a heavily tagged corrugated fence down a residential side lane of their school as a playground back drop.  Regardless of the numerous attempts by the fence owner to curtail the tagging nothing seemed to prevail. In term 3 of 2015 the…

8 November 2016

WALL WORTHY WINNERS 2016

The winners of the 2016 Wall Worthy competition have recently finished their murals and we are proud share the finished results with you.

1 November 2016

CLEAN UP WEEK ROUND UP

The 2016 results are officially in for Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean up week! With a record total of 625 clean up events that took place all over New Zealand involving over 40,000 people.

October 2016
31 October 2016

OCTOBER VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH

The Halcombe Community Development Group nominated Vicki Powell as the New Zealand Couriers Volunteer of the Month. After reviewing the amazing work Vicki has done the Keep NZ Beautiful team whole heartedly agree that Vicki is an incredible woman and very deserving of winning the VOM award for October.

15 October 2016

BEAUTIFUL AWARDS WINNERS

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Keep New Zealand Beautiful Award Finalists and Recipients. Check out the list of all our finalists and winners here.

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