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Tuvalu awards contract for solar power plants

Monday - Solarcity and Infratec Renewables have been awarded a $780,000 contract to build 170kW of solar photovoltaic arrays across two government-owned buildings in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

Drink bottle recycle campaign gets more funding

Monday - The annual Keep New Zealand Beautiful drink bottle recycling scheme will see nearly $180,000 injected into community initiatives across the country, to educate and encourage people to recycle more, thanks to the Coca-Cola Foundation Grants Programme.

Carpooler chases crowd funding

30 Mar 15 - Chariot, New Zealand’s first carpooling and ride sharing app, has launched an equity crowd-funding campaign.

Award-winner reopens show home

30 Mar 15 - Award-winning Rilean Construction is re-opening an energy efficient Evolution Series show home near Queenstown, as substantial demand for sustainable living continues to grow.

How businesses can learn to be water-wise

30 Mar 15 - A resource is now available for businesses and other organisations aiming to become more water-efficient in their processes and operations.

Wind power pioneer collects honour

23 Mar 15 - A Tauranga wind engineer has been made a fellow of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand for his leadership in the development of wind generation.

On the move ...

23 Mar 15 - European Environmental Markets chief executive Adrian Rimmer is the new president of the international Climate Markets and Investment Association.


Law firm awards student environment prize

23 Mar 15 - Rachael Witney is the winner of the Simpson Grierson Environmental Law Prize for 2014.

Emirates keen to support green ideas

9 Mar 15 - New Zealand organisations which have innovative ideas and solutions in the areas of conservation or environmental protection could be in line for support from Emirates airline under its A Greener...

When it comes to N in effluent – fresher is better

2 Mar 15 - MEDIA RELEASE: The fresher the better – that’s one of the findings of new research which shows available nitrogen from farm dairy effluent diminishes the longer the effluent is stored.

Building performance in spotlight at Green Property Summit

2 Mar 15 - MEDIA RELEASE: The real-world performance of ‘green’ development will be under the microscope at next month’s Green Property Summit in Auckland

Joining forces for predator control

2 Mar 15 - MEDIA RELEASE: The dairy industry has joined with NEXT Foundation and Department of Conservation to dramatically transform the way invasive predators are managed on mainland New Zealand.

Good in the Hood makes a $1m return

16 Feb 15 - MEDIA RELEASE: Z’s Good in the Hood is back for 2015, offering a share of more than $1 million to local groups that help people who need it.

APP welcomes Rainforest Alliance report

16 Feb 15 - MEDIA RELEASE: Forest Conservation Policy Asia Pulp & Paper has welcomed the Rainforest Alliance independent evaluation of its

Work goes on in Living Water

9 Feb 15 - With World Wetlands Day marked last week, Fonterra and the Department of Conservation are continuing their work to improve the health of five key catchments across New Zealand, through their Living...

Law firm names new community partners

2 Feb 15 - Chapman Tripp has announced five new national community partnerships as part of its revitalised corporate social responsibility strategy.

Environment projects win financial boost

8 Dec 14 - A travelling caravan collecting environmental pledges, an inner-city school creating an ecological island, and a university study monitoring landslides are the 2014 recipients of the Canon...

You'll never run out of printer paper

25 Aug 14 - A printer which reuses the same paper over again has won Toshiba two awards

Canon offers environment prizes

18 Aug 14 - Canon New Zealand is calling for Kiwis to get creative and apply for its annual Environmental Grants Programme, offering $15,000 worth of grants in-kind to schools, community groups and...


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