From the outside, the Papatoetoe Food Hub looks like a simple community garden with a food truck. But, behind the scenes is a revolutionary approach to how we dine, that sits at the nexus of zero waste and easy access to fresh food.
Children attending OSCAR or Kauri Kids Early Childhood Education programmes at a Papatoetoe leisure centre have seen their morning and afternoon meals transform over the past 12 months into healthier options like fruit platters and pita pockets.
New optical sorting equipment, installed in Auckland Council’s Visy recycling facility, will keep more plastic recycling in New Zealand instead of relying on international markets, Auckland Council announced today.
Auckland Councillor Richard Hills and Franklin Local Board member Logan Soole are among the 12 percent of the country's elected members under 40. Before last year's elections that number was just 6 percent.