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Award-winning Mural Unveiled In Rotorua

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 1:57 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Artist, Mark Noble, has unveiled his award-winning mural titled, ‘U R Nature’, on the corner of Te Ngae Road and Basley Road in Rotorua. Mark was one of ten winners from across the country who took out the top prize in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s ... More >>

Students Receive International Recognition in Competition

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 4:12 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful are excited to announce that five New Zealand students have won top awards at the 2021 Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) International competition. These five students were all winners from the national New Zealand Young ... More >>

Spotswood College, unveils award winning mural

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 9:51 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

Spotswood College in New Plymouth has unveiled their award-winning mural, titled ‘Nga Atua’ as one of ten winners in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2020. The mural was designed by two junior students and depicts ... More >>

Wellington to get two new environmental murals

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:17 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Two Wellington artists have won national awards for their environmental mural designs as part of the Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Nature Murals competition. More >>

Dunedin named Most Beautiful City in KNZB Beautiful Awards

Friday, 26 October 2018, 10:06 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) were excited to announce the winners of this year's Beautiful Awards at a gala dinner held at the Auckland Maritime Room this evening. More >>

Artists invited to Paint New Zealand Beautiful in 2018

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 10:49 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful, in partnership with Resene, are excited to announce the opening of the 2018 Nature Murals Competition, open to local artists who are willing to Do The Right Thing and help paint New Zealand beautiful. Submissions open on 1st ... More >>

Blue Flag accreditation for Barefoot Sailing

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:09 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

Rachael Biggins (left), from Barefoot Sailing, receives the Blue Flag Award from NZB Education Manager, Christine White. More >>

Introducing the new board of Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:38 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

During its 50th anniversary celebrations, The Keep New Zealand Beautiful Society, Inc. (KNZB) has announced that Alexandra Davids has been named the organisation’s new Chairperson. More >>

Masterton named New Zealand’s most beautiful city

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:02 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful were thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Beautiful Awards at a Gala Dinner, held at the Craggy Range Vineyard in Hastings on Friday evening. Masterton took out the top prize for Most Beautiful City, with Greytown ... More >>

Clean up of Okahu and Mission Bay

Monday, 11 September 2017, 3:13 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Clean Up Week is now officially live! Our first few events took place over the weekend and we have upwards of 700 events taking place between now and Sunday. More >>

Painting Wellington beautiful to eradicate graffiti

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:29 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

A wall at 153 Cuba Street is set to get a make-over with an environmental message this week thanks to the Paint New Zealand Beautiful initiative run by Keep New Zealand Beautiful. More >>

NZ largest litter clean up is on next week

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 3:09 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Thousands of tidy kiwis have rallied together to take part in NZ's largest clean up event which is on next week! More >>

News Release from Keep NZ Beautiful Chairman

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:41 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

Commenting on The Christchurch Press editorial, this morning Keep NZ Beautiful Chairman, John Riddell, agrees that Auckland has got it right by having an annual inorganic collection from inside peoples boundaries. More >>

Boost for innovative recycling projects

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:23 am | Keep NZ Beautiful

For the third year running, this Keep New Zealand Beautiful led initiative will see nearly $180,000 injected into community initiatives across the country, to educate and encourage people to recycle more, thanks to the Coca-Cola Foundation Grants Programme. More >>

Keep NZ Beautiful Week 2014 officially the biggest ever

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 5:32 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful want to congratulate all the volunteers, many of whom who braved wild weather last week to clean up their patch. The annual Keep New Zealand Beautiful Week concluded on Saturday 20th September and saw the biggest number of ... More >>

Winners of Best Towns And Cities Awards 2010 Announced

Friday, 10 December 2010, 1:27 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Winners of the 2010 New World/Four Square Best Towns and Cities Awards were announced at last night’s Awards Ceremony held at Parliament. The Best Towns and Cities Awards have been run annually by Keep New Zealand for over 20 years. This year twenty-four ... More >>

KNZB launches Butt-free Campaign in Dunedin

Tuesday, 19 May 2009, 4:39 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB), in conjunction with the Dunedin City Council is proud to announce the launch of a new campaign to rid the Dunedin’s central city footpaths of cigarette butts. The first phase of the programme, designed to encourage ... More >>

Keep New Zealand Beautiful Chooses NZ's best Towns

Monday, 22 September 2008, 4:42 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

KNZB has chosen this year’s winners in its Beautiful Towns and Cities Awards and its Best Loo Competition. More >>

NZ's Beautiful Cities and Towns Decided soon

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 4:50 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

Civic spruce-ups are reaching their climax in many towns and cities across New Zealand as the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Society comes close to choosing its most beautiful city or town for 2008. The winner of this Coca Cola-sponsored initiative will be ... More >>

The Spring Clean Is On Again

Monday, 18 August 2008, 4:36 pm | Keep NZ Beautiful

More than a million participants are expected to roll their sleeves up and spring clean their country when Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Clean Up New Zealand Week happens in September. At the same time, Graffiti Free Week launches to tackle tagging. More >>