We received many beautiful pictures to the theme ‘NO MORE PLASTIC BAGS’. Hayley King from House of Flox, a well-known Grey Lynn artist, looked at all the children’s art work, and chose the ten winners (listed in no particular order): Luna Hirris (6yrs) from Richmond Road Primary School Parker Feuchs (7yrs) from Richmond Road Primary…

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Local resident Barbara Grace, a member of Grey Lynn 2030 Waste Away group, would like to see Grey Lynn plastic bag free as a step towards NZ dramatically reducing the amount of waste that ends up in the ocean causing environmental harm. To encourage her neighbours to take reusable shopping bags with them she has…

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Our first Community news was delivered in November (many thanks to the editor Charlotte Gordon and the designer Ben Watts). We hope to make this a regular newsletter in 2013 To keep in touch with local updates  subcribe to the newsletter or follow us on Facebook.

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Media release from the Grey Lynn Farmers’ Market 25 October 2012 The Grey Lynn Farmers Market is leading the way to become New Zealand’s first zero waste farmers market with a range of innovative approaches aimed at reducing, reusing and recycling the waste that is created at the Market. “We are seeking creative solutions to…

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The weather and turnout were great for the Richmond Road School’s annual Gala held on Saturday, 31st of March 2012. with many people getting into the community spirit to raise money for the school. This year an additional aim was to reduce waste going to landfill.  This was initially discussed with the organisers and relevant information…

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Auckland Council is currently hearing submissions on the draft Waste Management and Minimisation plan. Colinda Rowe went along today to speak on behalf of the Grey Lynn 2030 Waste Away submission. Here is what she had to say: “Grey Lynn 2030 is a community organization that facilitates and supports local focus groups working towards a positive,…

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