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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 >>

People Power! Getting Around the eco-friendly way

Thursday, 17 January 2008, 9:57 am | Sustainability Trust

Is the price of petrol too much to bear? Are you concerned about climate change? Is more exercise on your New Year resolution list? Then you need the Getting Around Wellington team. More >>

The Titahi Bay Lightbulb Challenge

Tuesday, 29 May 2007, 12:05 am | Sustainability Trust

Residents of Titahi Bay are doing their bit to beat climate change by installing energy saving light bulbs in each of the Bay’s 2,900 homes and businesses. Local volunteers will aim to go house to house over six weekends and exchange a total of ... More >>


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