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Nelson and Richmond streets will become a bargain-hunting ground next month with the launch of a free recycling scheme. Second Hand Sunday will give Nelson, Stoke and Richmond residents the opportunity to make someone’s trash their treasure. The initiative will be trialled by the Nelson city and Tasman district councils for the first time on […]
Construction of a $4.7 million pest-proof fence around the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary could begin as early as May this year. General manager of the trust behind the fence, Hudson Dodd, says an application for the remaining $1.5 million needed is being considered and he is “fairly confident” of a positive result. “If that doesn’t work […]
Eight years ago, after moving to New Zealand, we purchased a new, small cathode ray tube TV, one of those boxy ones. Flat screens were around but far too expensive and our TV viewing didn’t warrant a big investment. After a few years of terrible and variable reception in different houses we invested in a […]
Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm and Sunday 10.00am – 4.00pm at the Trafalgar Centre, Nelson Only $5 for adults & free for kids! Download your Ecofest 2012 programme here. Things to do and see at Ecofest: Take a tour of Eco-homes on the weekend of 11 & 12 August. (Tickets available from all local Council offices […]
“In 2011, to celebrate New Zealand’s hosting of Rugby World Cup, 17 Rugby Legends joined thousands of volunteers to plant 83,000 native trees throughout New Zealand. This year, Living Legends is returning to 17 locations to plant another 45,000 trees. Register to get involved in an event near you – you might even be lucky […]
By investing in the completion of Our Green Roadie you become involved in something huge and have the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve helped us share stories which can change lives. You will also be supporting a New Zealand film team and showing that you value New Zealand film content. Plus we have some unique rewards for you to experience as our way of saying ‘thank you very much.’
PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE 8 – 26 February 2013 Tui Community, Golden Bay, South Island Description ‘Permaculture’ is an integrated landuse design methodology based on ecological principles, with practical application from sustainable household to eco-nation to global restoration. The tutors of this course have worked in a wide range of countries and conditions. Their teaching styles […]
Bike Wise Month, held in February every year, consists of a number of activities and events across the country, including the Big Bike Fix Ups, Go By Bike Day and the Bike Wise Challenge.
Nelson’s Go By Bike Day is back on Wednesday 15 February with free breakfasts for riders all over town between 7 and 9am.