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  1. Video for Recycling scheme that helps reduce electronic waste
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    Recycling scheme that helps reduce electronic waste

    A recycling scheme developed in support of International E-Waste Day is helping reduce the amount of discarded electronic waste in landfill sites. New Zealanders are being encouraged to turn in their old unwanted mobile phones so they can be refurbished reused or resold.  

  2. Video for Te Arawa duo creating environmentally-friendly clothing from recycled goods
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    Te Arawa duo creating environmentally-friendly clothing from recycled goods

    A Te Arawa duo is taking a step into the business world to create environmentally-friendly clothing from recycled goods in an attempt to future-proof the environment for generations to come.

  3. Video for New funding for recyclable food packaging
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    New funding for recyclable food packaging

    Community group Pact NZ has received funding from the government to provide a piece of equipment that aims to increase the recycle value of household plastics.

  4. Video for A late mother's natural earth dream home
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    A late mother's natural earth dream home

    A first prototype natural earth house is being built in the Putiki Native Reserve in Whanganui.  It was the dream house of Moaari Maraea Bailey, who passed away last year as a result of a cancerous brain tumour.  

  5. Video for Homemade soap a hit in Taupō
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    Homemade soap a hit in Taupō

    Fed-up with seeing plastic from cleaning products in his household's recycling, 12 year-old Daniel Stephens-Kingi decided to do something about it.  After seeking advice from his para-kore (zero waste) teacher he came up with a better option: homemade soap.

  6. Video for Pipiri Ki A Papatūānuku encourages sustainable lifestyle
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    Pipiri Ki A Papatūānuku encourages sustainable lifestyle

    Over 2,000 people in Aotearoa and abroad have signed up to Pipiri Ki A Papatūānuku, a social movement lead by rangatahi Māori that is raising awareness and engaging people to make environmentally sustainable choices in their everyday lives.

  7. Video for Govt funds $2.7mil towards national litter database
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    Govt funds $2.7mil towards national litter database

    It's World Environment Day and the government is funding $2.7mil toward education and research focused on beaches and keeping plastics out of our oceans.

  8. Video for Restoring bikes equips prisoners with trade skills
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    Restoring bikes equips prisoners with trade skills

    Restoring bikes for children in state care is giving 30 Paremoremo prisoners an opportunity to learn new skills and a better chance to enter a trade on their release. The refurbished bikes will be donated to Oranga Tamariki to encourage kids to exercise outdoors. 

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    Prisoners restore 400 bikes for children in care

    Auckland prisoners involved in a recycling workshop have restored and donated more than 400 bikes to children in care.

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    Te Arawa marae to minimise waste with Para Kore programme

    With the aim of minimising waste, Te Arawa marae are working hard to implement the Para Kore programme, a programme that is established throughout the country and has proven successful.

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