About This Site

The website is a collaborative project co-funded by local and regional councils and commercial enterprises. The funding is used to contract a writer and other help to maintain and update the website, with some technical support from Timaru District Council webmaster.

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Participating Councils

in 2018-2019 
Ashburton District CouncilAshburton Council Logo 
Christchurch City CouncilChristchurch CC logo 
Hastings District CouncilHastings City logo 
Hurunui District CouncilHurunui Council logo 
Invercargill City CouncilInvercargill City logo 
Kaikoura District CouncilKaikoura Council logo 
Kāpiti Coast District CouncilKapiti Coast Council logo 
Mackenzie District CouncilMackenzie District logo 
Masterton District CouncilMasterton Council logo 
Porirua City CouncilPorirua City logo 
Queenstown Lakes District Council 
Selwyn District CouncilSelwyn District logo 
Southland Regional Council 
Tasman District CouncilTasman District logo 
Timaru District Council 
Waimakariri District CouncilWaimakariri Council logo 
Waimate District CouncilWaimate District logo 
Wellington City CouncilAb-Pos-Wellington Council 
Western Bay of Plenty District CouncilWBOPnewlogo 
Canterbury Regional CouncilCanterbury Regional Council logo 

Commercial Sponsors

The Gold sponsors

UYO Aotearoa Cafe GuidePlasback logo smallSULO logo small


Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Earthlove My Cup

Origins and Funding Seed funding

The seed funding for this project was from the Canterbury Waste Joint Committee over 3 years from 2012-2014.  The information was originally presented online as an ebook created by Media Kitchen. The shift to website was made in 2016, assisted by WasteMINZ

Foundation sponsors: Annual funding is from participating local councils, Environment Canterbury, Environment Southland and sponsorship from O-I Glass NZ, Plasback (Agpac) ,and SULO (VIP) contributed towards the cost of establishment of the website. In 2019 they are Gold sponsors, now joined by Waste Management NZ Ltd

This website (and the publisher, Timaru District Council) does not endorse or warrant any commercial information provided. See our page on terms and conditions.