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Clean Technology Trust boosts Kapiti’s cred

A Clean Technology Trust has been formed to drive the development of Kapiti-based cleantech projects, with a long term vision to develop a clean technology business park in Ōtaki, adjacent to the Clean Technology Centre. More …





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The recycled building blocks of the future

Supermarket bags, milk bottles and sawdust could be turned into building blocks, thanks to technology developed at the University of Canterbury’s wood technology research centre. More …





Wanted: leaders in the sustainability movement

Dick Smith (yes, that one) launched the Wilberforce Award in Australia well over a year ago, hoping to find someone under the age of 30 who showed leadership in "communicating an alternative to our population and consumption growth-obsessed economy". More …




On ya bike for the kids

TEAR Fund is calling for Auckland businesses to step up and do their bit to raise funds for at-risk Auckland youth and children in Nepal, India and Ethiopia. More …


Pure genius: solar bag cleans up water on the go

For families in Africa, the pursuit of clean water can eat up most of their waking hours, so industrial design student Ryan Lynch came up with the Solar Bag – a system of water transportation that simultaneously decontaminates water using UV ... More …