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Last Chance for LowIncome Families to Get Free Curtains

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 11:51 am | Sustainability Trust

Wellington Curtain Bank is closing for the summer shortly and urging people on low incomes to get in quick for curtains. More >>

Party for the parties. A political debate - 6/9/17

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4:39 pm | Sustainability Trust

Want to know what political candidates are going to do for you, environment and social equity? Come to our party to listen to them tussle it out for your vote. More >>

BRANZ Estimates 750,000 NZ Homes Still Need Insulation

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:24 am | Sustainability Trust

July 31, 2017 - A Wellington social enterprise is tired of waiting for a national solution to poor quality housing and has set about rallying key players to get the job done. More >>

Wellington Curtain Bank returns to Taita

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 4:25 pm | Sustainability Trust

Wellington Curtain Bank is returning to Taita to make it easier for the community to get free, lined curtains this winter. More >>

Curtain Bank needs 300 more pairs before winter’s over

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 1:10 pm | Sustainability Trust

Wellington Curtain Bank is asking for the community’s support to meet the demand for curtains for low-income homes this winter. More >>

Kids a little wilder this school holidays

Monday, 20 March 2017, 12:25 pm | Sustainability Trust

There won’t be any pig hunting, but the Wilderkids school holiday programme will still be a little bit wilder than the rest. More >>

Twilight Market, Nov 25, Wellington

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 1:47 pm | Sustainability Trust

Every product’s got a story, and Sustainability Trust is encouraging Wellingtonians to make it a good story this Christmas. More >>

Wellington’s First Solar-Powered EV Charger

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 1:21 pm | Sustainability Trust

Wellington’s first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station – built especially by and for the community – will be launched at Sustainability Trust next month. More >>

Take stock at Sustainability Trust’s Spring Market

Monday, 29 August 2016, 11:18 am | Sustainability Trust

Wellingtonians who like their shopping local, ethical and eco-friendly will be treated to a Spring Market at Sustainability Trust on September 10. Sustainability Trust’s EcoCentre in Forresters Lane will be transformed into a buzzing marketplace to shop ... More >>

Last chance for free insulation

Friday, 17 June 2016, 11:31 am | Sustainability Trust

Wellington homeowners have just a few days to apply to get free insulation under the existing Government scheme, says social enterprise Sustainability Trust. More >>

Vulnerable families left out in the cold

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 5:15 pm | Sustainability Trust

The needs of vulnerable, low-income families risk getting lost in the political tussle over healthy homes if a proven insulation scheme is left to flounder, says Wellington social enterprise Sustainability Trust. More >>

Warm Up for Winter at the Sustainability Trust’s market day

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 2:41 pm | Sustainability Trust

Get ahead of the cold with Sustainability Trust’s Winter Warm Up Market next weekend, for Wellingtonians who like their shopping local, ethical and eco-friendly. More >>

Warm Fuzzies brings good vibes to landlord and his tenant

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:43 pm | Sustainability Trust

Johnsonville mum Tiriti Paikea is looking forward to a warmer winter after her landlord agreed to upgrade her rental home to improve the family’s health. More >>

Wellington Curtain Bank achieves warmer, healthier homes

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 1:03 pm | Sustainability Trust

Another 520 Wellington families have warmer, healthier homes thanks to Sustainability Trust’s Curtain Bank. The Wellington Curtain Bank has provided free, fitted curtains to families around the region for the past six years. Using curtains donated by the ... More >>

Warm dry homes and worm farms public workshops

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 12:01 pm | Sustainability Trust

Sustainability Trust has several workshops coming up in the next few weeks. Thursday, 10 July- Warm Dry Homes Public Workshop @ Tawa Library; 6:00-7:00pm with Janet Young. You can be warm and cosy at home this winter, and we’ll show you how. More >>

Upcoming free workshops

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 10:44 am | Sustainability Trust

All workshops are free, but koha to Sustainability Trust is always appreciated. Please see the details for each of the workshops below. More >>

Ethical Shopping Workshop

Friday, 29 November 2013, 4:58 pm | Sustainability Trust

Sustainability Trust is hosting an Ethical Shopping workshop fast approaching on December 12th from 6pm-7:30pm. More >>

30 May: Nicole Foss - Peak oil and the economy

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 4:28 pm | Sustainability Trust

Nicole Foss - The Automatic Earth. A seminar on links between the on-going financial crisis, energy supplies and environmental issues like climate change. More >>

More funding to fight housing related illness in Porirua

Monday, 10 October 2011, 11:10 am | Sustainability Trust

As part of a push to tackle high rates of rheumatic fever and other respiratory issues in Porirua, Capital and Coast DHB is teaming up with Sustainability Trust to insulate cold, low income homes in the area. More >>

Increases in grants and subsidies for insulation

Monday, 20 October 2008, 3:51 pm | Sustainability Trust

Sustainability Trust congratulates Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) for significant changes to the ENERGYWISE programme, making warm dry homes accessible to even more New Zealanders. More >>



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