Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme has momentum

New Zealand’s soft plastic recycling scheme had its first regional launch in Auckland last November. Since then it has spread to Hamilton and Christchurch with incredible public/private partnership backing, and more centres will follow shortly. Now supermarket and big-box retail shoppers can return their soft plastics – ‘those you can scrunch in your hand’ – [...]

Ferrymead Park Christchurch gets a new footbridge

Ferrymead Park is a multi-use public space in the eastern part of Christchurch with sports fields, wetlands and an important historical precinct. Ferrymead was the site of New Zealand’s first public railway, commissioned in 1863. The wooden boardwalks and footbridges that give public access to the natural part of Ferrymead Park have done their time. [...]

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