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Sustainable Coastlines Wins National Energy Globe Award

Wednesday, 24 January 2024, 1:24 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

The Energy Globe Award is described as the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability, and the organisation has bestowed the 2023 New Zealand award to Sustainable Coastlines for its Litter Intelligence programme. Energy Globe aims to present successful ... More >>

Litter Data Programme Unites Efforts To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Friday, 11 August 2023, 1:48 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

On 29 July 2018, members of community group Plastic Bag Free Tairāwhiti and New Zealand charity Sustainable Coastlines measured out a 100 metre by 20 metre stretch of Gisborne’s Waikanae Beach, collected all the litter in the area, categorised ... More >>

Sustainable Coastlines Urges Container Return Scheme Reprioritisation

Friday, 17 March 2023, 2:55 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

A year to the day after it was announced, the government announced the deferral of the Container Return Scheme (CRS). Josh Borthwick, CEO of charity Sustainable Coastlines, says this news is disappointing given the huge public support for the ... More >>

Sustainable Coastlines Announces New Litter-reduction Goal For Seaweek

Wednesday, 8 March 2023, 6:04 am | Sustainable Coastlines

This week is Seaweek, Aotearoa’s celebration of the sea, and ocean charity Sustainable Coastlines is ramping up efforts to protect our ocean. Waste, plastic pollution in particular, contributes to climate change and threatens both marine habitats and ... More >>

Celebrating The Trailblazers Behind Waste Data This Plastic Free July

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 9:04 am | Sustainable Coastlines

With more than 15,000 kilometres of coast, Aotearoa has one of the longest and most stunning stretches of coastline of any country. On a three monthly basis, Litter Intelligence groups across the country visit their local stretch of coastline to ... More >>

Sustainable Coastlines Urges Action This World Biodiversity Day

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 3:19 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

An increasing number of New Zealanders are worried about biodiversity loss according to the 2022 Better Futures Report. 40% reported they were concerned, up from 29% the previous year, reflecting the warnings of the scientific community which states ... More >>

Celebrate Kiwi Kids Taking Action To Protect Our Moana This Seaweek

Monday, 28 February 2022, 1:17 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Seaweek is Aotearoa’s annual national week devoted to the ocean, and this year, it’s encouraging Kiwis to ‘connect to the sea’. Heeding the call is environmental charity Sustainable Coastlines, which is raising funds for its school education programme, ... More >>

Restoring Aotearoa’s Waterways To Enhance Biodiversity And Well-being

Monday, 9 August 2021, 12:59 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Charity Sustainable Coastlines' annual ANZ Love Your Water Tour, is a series of native tree planting events across Aotearoa, which sees Sustainable Coastlines working with community members to restore their local awa. This year the mahi will have a ... More >>

Charity Set For Global Impact Following Tech For Good Award

Monday, 23 November 2020, 2:45 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Sustainable Coastlines has won the Tech for Good Award at the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards held on 19 November, in a continuation of triumphs this year for its innovative and trail-blazing programme, Litter Intelligence. The Sustainable Business Awards ... More >>

Celebrating World Rivers Day With A Waimakariri Tree-planting Event

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 12:06 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Charity Sustainable Coastlines, in collaboration with Pit Stop NZ, invites Cantabrians keen to volunteer in a tree-planting alongside the Waimakariri River on Sunday, 27 September, in celebration of World Rivers Day. World Rivers Day is an annual event ... More >>

Tree Planting Events An Answer To Loneliness And Improving Our Fresh Water

Friday, 3 July 2020, 3:27 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Charity Sustainable Coastlines has just kicked off its winter tree planting tour, providing critical support for freshwater quality while helping to solve some of the loneliness and isolation brought to light by the Covid lock-down. The recent ... More >>

Volunteers needed for Papakura Stream Community Planting Day

Friday, 12 July 2019, 10:24 am | Sustainable Coastlines

An opinion poll this year found that water pollution was the number one concern for New Zealanders. This Colmar Brunton poll* found that 82% of respondents were extremely or very concerned about the issue, rating higher than both living costs and the health ... More >>

Planting day puts the love back into Drury waterways

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:59 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Nature enthusiasts far and wide, regardless of political affiliation, are being encouraged to do their bit for the environment at a tree planting day in South Auckland this election-weekend. More >>

Clean up Auckland's West Coast this Saturday 15/9/2011

Tuesday, 11 September 2012, 3:07 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Join Sustainable Coastlines this Saturday to celebrate Conservation Week and International Coastal Clean-up Day by rolling up your sleeves and helping us clean up the wild, west coast. More >>

Rubbish Campaign Shows Birds Have Had A Guts-Full

Tuesday, 17 August 2010, 5:03 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

The dynamic kiwi charity Sustainable Coastlines today launched a hard-hitting campaign aimed at raising awareness around the truly shocking effects of litter that makes it onto our beaches and into our oceans. More >>

1000 volunteers for another massive clean up event

Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 2:17 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Kiwi charity Sustainable Coastlines have done it again, motivating over 1000 volunteers to cleanup the entire west coast of Aotea/Great Barrier Island last weekend. Through ingenuity and hard work, their volunteers have removed 29,000 litres of rubbish from ... More >>

Call Out for Volunteers to Cleanup Great Barrier

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 11:08 am | Sustainable Coastlines

Kiwi NGO Sustainable Coastlines seeks help to cleanup the west coast of Aotea/Great Barrier Island on the 6th and 7th of March. More >>

Colossal Community-Led Island Cleanup

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 12:10 pm | Sustainable Coastlines

Organisers and locals are overwhelmed with the success of an enormous cleanup event that was coordinated in the remote Ha’apai Islands of Tonga last Thursday, by Kiwi Charity Sustainable Coastlines. More >>




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