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Speech : Te Ropu Pakihi Kapiti Horowhenua Maori Business Awards - Rahui Katene

Speech : Te Ropu Pakihi Kapiti Horowhenua Maori Business Awards - Rahui Katene

Te Ropu Pakihi Kapiti Horowhenua Maori Business Awards

Raukawa Marae Otaki, Friday 28 May 2010; 8.30pm

Rahui Katene, Environment Spokesperson for the Maori Party

Taieri Air Pollution Triggers Standard Breach

Taieri Air Pollution Triggers Standard Breach

Air pollution caused by a spate of uncontrolled burning on the Taieri Plain on 12 May triggered a breach of the National Environmental Standard (NES) for air quality.

Uncontrolled Burning Irks Council

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is reminding landowners that having an outdoor fire permit for an autumn burnoff does not allow them to burn indiscriminately and without regard for the environment.

Groundbreaking Soil Farming Workshop For South Island

A two-day soil management workshop taking place in Cromwell at the end of June will be the biggest event of its type in the South Island in recent times.

'Give It A Grow' This May

'Give It A Grow' This May

This year, International Compost Awareness Week will take place between 2 - 8 May. The theme is 'Give it a Grow' and Rodney residents are being encouraged to put their food and garden waste to good use in their gardens.

Garden Festival Blooms

Garden Festival Blooms

STAGING the central North Island's largest garden festival in the region's largest stadium has allowed for even more big thinking.

Calling All North Shore Residents - Learn How To Compost For Free!

Autumn has arrived and it's time to rake up those fallen leaves and remove old plants from your garden. It's also the perfect time to start composting, and you can do it for free thanks to the North Shore City Council.

Approval Given To Lodge Waste Minimisation Fund Application For Biosolids Plant

Council approves composting plants at Tairua and Whitianga

Thames-Coromandel District Council is to lodge a Waste Minimisation Fund application for a new composting plant at the Whitianga wastewater plant after hearing that a composting trial at Tairua has been successful.

Sustainability Without Compromising Beauty

Sustainability Without Compromising Beauty

A sustainable garden does not have to compromise on beauty as Soil and Health Canterbury and The Good Gardeners' Association Christchurch will demonstrate at this year's Ellerslie International Flower Show.

What Happens To Your Household Waste After It's Been Put Into The Green And Yellow Kerbside Wheelie Bins?

Mark Christison, Christchurch City Council, City Water and Waste Unit Manager says "If you have ever wondered what happens after you close the lid on your yellow and green wheelie bins, there is now an easy and quick way to find out."

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