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We all love New Zealand and want to help keep our beaches, bush and neighbourhoods looking beautiful—but how? Our favourite charity Keep New Zealand Beautiful explains how
Ever made a trip to the beach and been horrified by how much rubbish there is left lying around? Most of us Kiwis really love our country—but although we live in one of the world’s most idyllic places, we sometimes take our nation’s image and beauty for granted. Often we’d like to do more to help keep our beaches, bush and mountains beautiful, but we’re not sure what we can do.
The good news is you’re not alone!
Keep New Zealand Beautiful is a non-profit charity that’s here to help everyone get smart about litter, cut waste and generally help towns and cities across New Zealand look as good as they possibly can. KNZB is New Zealand’s favourite organisation when it comes to the restoration, protection and maintenance of our beautiful country. It works hard to inspire, educate and provide resources for the many volunteers who share their passion. It’s famous for its annual Clean Up Week, Best Towns and Cities Awards, Do the Right Thing and Be a Tidy Kiwi campaigns. Some of these programmes have run for over 20 years and tap into strong community support, with volunteers carrying out environmental improvements and educational focused activities throughout the year.
But the good work doesn’t stop there! With KNZB’s help, schools, councils, businesses and community groups can get their own patch sorted and do their bit to make the New Zealand environment a better place. The challenge is huge, but so is the will to make a difference. There are some amazing people out there doing great things for our country.
You can support Keep New Zealand Beautiful by subscribing to Good magazine before October 4, 2010. You’ll get:
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