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UNPACKIT Awards 2013 – Supermarkets take out Worst Packaging Award – Again!

For the second year running supermarkets have been voted as the worst packagers in the country – with the Unpackit Worst Packaging Award going to Countdown, owned by Progressive Enterprises. The Awards were decided by 15,632 votes. Rethink Reusable Fresh Produce bags took out the Best Packaging Award. One third of voters chose fruit and […]

Cash4Good competition launched for schools and community groups

The Unpackit Awards are today launching a new competition for schools and community groups, to get people talking about packaging waste and how to bring home less rubbish. The Cash4Good competition will run in tandem with the Unpackit Awards, the people’s choice awards for New Zealand’s best and worst packaging. The Cash4Good competition has a […]

Nominations for Unpackit Awards close Friday

Unpackit Awards 2012 website address logo

Nominations for the Unpackit Packaging Awards are rolling in before the nominations close on Friday, with the Worst Packaging category proving the most popular.

Unpackit Award Winners 2011

Congratulations to Potato Pak!

Blenheim based Potato Pak has won the 2011 Unpackit Award for New Zealand’s best packaging with their compostable take-away container made from waste potato starch.

Unpackit 2011 Packaging Awards – Vote Now

Voting is still open for the 16 finalists in the best and worst packaging awards on

Packaging is one of those issues where progress is being made, but much more needs to be done.

These ‘Awards’ are a brilliant way of both raising general awareness and bringing some light-hearted pressure to bear on those who produce and package goods in NZ.