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Orana Wildlife Park, 30°

Christchurch, New Zealand

Updated in October 2012

Orana Wildlife Trust is a registered charitable trust and not-for-profit organisation that owns and operates Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch, NZ. The trust achieves over 90% of its income through gate takings - the rest is from grants, donations and sponsorships.

Project about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Deforestation, Environment & Wildlife

Environmental Choice, 25°

A The Stone Paper Company project in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in October 2011

Following an intensive evaluation process here in New Zealand with the Stone Paper Company Ltd and with the manufacturer in Taiwan, Rockstock Rich mineral paper has achieved Environmental Choice in two catagorys 2011confirming the environmental benefits in using stone paper.

Project about Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, greenhouse gas, Industry & Business, Pollution, Rainforest, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Sustainability, waste, Water

SCANZ 2011: Eco sapiens -- Hui/Symposium, 15°

Owae Marae, Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand

Updated in December 2010

How can we re-imagine our relationships with nature? Join us for an interdisciplinary discussion on the possible futures of human adaptation. We invite people from different worlds — scientists, artists, social activists, cultural commentators, tangata whenua, educators, entrepreneurs and others to bring their thoughts to discussions on: PERSPECTIVES ON A SPECIES ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Art & Culture, Business & Biodiversity, Climate Change, Consumerism, Corporate Citizenship, David Suzuki, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Events, Farming, Food, Green energy, Green Spaces, Health, Media, Philosophy & Religion, Polar Sea Ice, Politics & Government, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Science, Transition Towns, waste, Water

Honda Treefund, 62°

A Honda New Zealand Ltd project in New Zealand

Updated in April 2010

For every new car sold, Honda funds the planting of ten native trees. In 2004, Honda New Zealand initiated the TreeFund, which funds the planting of 10 native trees for every new car sold, and individual Honda agents fund a further three trees. The funded native trees are planted locally ...

Premium project about Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Electric vehicles, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Logging, Smart Growth

Food for Change, 60°

Global, New Zealand

Updated in November 2009

Causing global change one meal at a time. What we eat locally makes a difference globally. Our mouth is about as local as it gets, so that seems like a good place to start climate changing. Maybe leadership begins with what goes into our mouths, not with what comes out ...

Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Genetic Modification, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Transport, Water

Spicers Moves to Greener Pastures, 45°

Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

In recent times Spicers Paper moved to greener pastures, where their new premises provided proof of the company's commitment to the environment and sustainability. The new office space is located in Highbrook office park in East Tamaki, just south of Auckland city. The building was developed by the Goodman ...

Project about Architecture, Climate Change, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Recycling, Solar, Water

NZGreen, 25°

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

The world is in trouble, NZ is in trouble, you and I are in trouble. We are in trouble because humans have failed to recognise that their own welfare is critically linked to a healthy natural world. We have destroyed nature almost to the point of no return. Everywhere you ...

Project about Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife

Spicers Loves Paper, 65°

New Zealand, New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

Love trees? Cut one down! A controversial statement sure, but did you know that the paper industry is one of the most sustainable on the planet and for every tree cut down to make timber and paper products, at least three more are planted in its place? The newly launched ...

Project about Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Logging, Recycling, Water

Spicers and the community, 61°

New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

Spicers is proud to be a part of the local community in New Zealand and actively supports a number of not-for-profit and community groups. We have a long-standing relationship with WWF-New Zealand, whom we support in a variety of ways, including donations from sales of our 9lives range of recycled ...

Project about Children and Families, Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Recycling

Spicers Green Guide, 31°

New Zealand

Updated in September 2009

The Spicers Green Guide is an at-a-glance guide to the environmental features of all our papers. Each paper also has its own downloadable Green Fact Sheet, which provides a greater level of detail about the manufacturer and the origins of the paper. To check it out go to http://www ...

Project about Clean Technologies, Deforestation, Design, Media, Recycling

Ricoh helps restore Motuihe Island, 167°

A Ricoh New Zealand project in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated in July 2008

On the morning of Sunday March 9, 2008, a team of over 100 Ricoh volunteers set out from downtown Auckland by ferry to Motuihe Island. Ricoh employees were joined by their families and friends for the day out, and even a couple of families from our Hamilton branch made the ...

Project about Deforestation, Environment & Wildlife

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