Going Green

Villa Maria

The many joys of reuse shops

Nelson Reuse & Recycle Centre has operated in Tahunanui since 1992. It is at the entry to the transfer station, and accepts and sells items that might otherwise go to landfill.

Green by necessity?

Recently, my life has changed somewhat and, as always, turning a negative to a positive, this has given me a good opportunity to rethink my philosophy around the extent to which I live "green".

Sanctuary needs volunteer help

As the community looks forward to the start of pest-proof fence construction at the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, set to commence in the next month or two, it's a good time to invite the community to join in the project.

Roads not the answer


Perhaps the question we need to ask is not how to improve moving cars into and out of the city. Maybe we should be asking how to improve moving people into and out of the city.

Environment Centre placement was a win-win

Nelson Environment Centre (NEC) has been delighted to offer two students studying the Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Social Work) degree at NMIT the opportunity to get stuck in over a 12-week placement.

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