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The Cold, Damp, Rental Housing Market

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:11 pm | Sustainability Trust

There are still many properties in the rental market that are cold, damp, and lacking insulation and heating. The likelihood of these meeting the Healthy Homes Standards (HHS) deadline of 1 July, is very unlikely. Many of these properties are home to ... More >>

Butts On The Beach, Butts On The Street

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 9:47 am | Sustainability Trust

No butts about it, cigarette butts are harming our seas and the creatures in them. That’s why for National Sea Week 2021, Sustainability Trust is choosing to highlight the issue and run ‘street sweeps’ throughout the week. “Most people are aware ... More >>

Wellington Curtain Bank Is Set To Open Doors On 1 March With Full Shelves Thanks To More People Renovating Their Homes

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 4:14 pm | Sustainability Trust

“We’ve noticed a massive increase in donations since the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020 and the quality is just brilliant. Most of the curtains are 2-3 years old,” says Community Manager, Susie Robertson. “We’ve spoken to people as they’ve ... More >>

Wellington Central Gets Its First Community Compost Hub

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 11:59 am | Sustainability Trust

It’s official - some central city households now have access to a community composting hub. The hub, located outside of Sustainability Trust in Wellington, will be a central city food waste drop off point for up to 50 households in the area. Another hub will ... More >>

Wellington Curtain Bank Is At Risk And Many Families May Suffer As A Result

Monday, 22 June 2020, 11:04 am | Sustainability Trust

The Wellington Curtain Bank is struggling to fulfil the 170 orders for free curtains it has, leaving many vulnerable families feeling the cold this winter. "We received a huge spike in orders for curtains during the lockdown as families spent more time ... More >>

Curtain Bank 10th birthday

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 10:59 am | Sustainability Trust

More than 16,500 sets of free curtains are warming the homes of 4636 Wellington families as the city’s Curtain Bank celebrates 10 years of making homes healthier. More >>

Wellington’s Regional Healthy Housing Group Announces Appointment Of Inaugural Executive Officer

Friday, 21 February 2020, 8:30 am | Sustainability Trust

Wellington’s Regional Healthy Housing Group is excited to announce the appointment of it’s first Executive Officer. Amanda Scothern, who is currently the Programme Manager for Timor Leste with the International Women’s Development Agency in Melbourne ... More >>

New healthy homes standards are just the beginning

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:52 pm | Sustainability Trust

“We applaud the government’s announcement of the new healthy homes standards, but landlords, and industry commentators who are complaining about how onerous the new healthy homes standards are don’t seem to realise they have got off lightly”, ... More >>

Wellington Curtain Bank comes to Upper Hutt, September 17-28

Monday, 17 September 2018, 12:16 pm | Sustainability Trust

Wellington Curtain Bank returns to Upper Hutt — bringing free curtains for low-income homes in closer reach for Upper Hutt people. More >>

Trust welcomes standards to help Kiwi rental properties

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 4:20 pm | Sustainability Trust

Trust welcomes standards to help Kiwi rental properties be warm and dry Earlier today, Sustainability Trust hosted Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford as he announced the opening of consultation on standards to make Kiwi rental properties ... More >>

Wellington Curtain Bank comes to Wainuiomata

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 2:43 pm | Sustainability Trust

Wellington Curtain Bank returns to Wainuiomata — bringing free curtains for low-income homes in closer reach for Wainui people. More >>

Make a difference at Sustainability Trust’s winter market

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 1:46 pm | Sustainability Trust

MEDIA RELEASE   20 June, 2018   Make a difference at Sustainability Trust’s winter market   Brighten up your winter — Sustainability Trust's Winter Market is back!   The Make a Difference Market is on Saturday June 30, 10am - 2pm at Sustainability ... More >>

Curtain Bank Needs More Curtain Donations

Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:47 am | Sustainability Trust

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

Wellington Curtain Bank Comes to Pomare Taita

Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:45 am | Sustainability Trust

Wellington Curtain Bank is coming to Pomare Taita, making it easier for the community to get free, lined curtains ahead of winter. More >>

Wellington schools get help with recycling and waste

Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:06 am | Sustainability Trust

Wellington schools can now get help to empower kids to recycle and reduce the waste schools send to landfills. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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