Auckland Shorts – Printers

The normal brain dump of things that have made it through the haze into my consciousness. Printers It's evil how corporations want globalisation to sell their stuff but don't want it for us to buy it. The latest one that's causing a headache is printers. Canon have decided that you can only have a printer... Continue Reading →


Aviva Premiership 2014-2015 Round 2 Predictions

After a barn storming first round here are my predictions for the second round of the 2014-2015 Aviva Premiership. So how did you do in the first round of predictions? 5 out of 6 isn't bad but on the SuperBru prediction website the community average was 4.6 out of 6 so clearly not a hard round to predict.... Continue Reading →

Leicester show the way off the field

Leicester have announced their increase in revenue and profit for 2013-2014. Whilst this is very good news it's some of the details that support the revenue that show how Tigers are the leading the way off the pitch as well as on it. On the pitch, Tigers are the most successful professional club in England,... Continue Reading →

Aviva Premiership 2014-2015 Round 1 Predictions

Here are my predictions for the first round of the 2014-2015 Aviva Premiership Hang on, are you any good at this prediction thing? I'm getting better, I have played the SuperBru website for a couple of years now and here's how I placed globally for the last 2 seasons: 2012-2013 3,230 / 8,805 players 2013-2014 541 / 9,924... Continue Reading →

We Compost Weekend 6-7 September 2014

We already compost but this is a great idea.

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CompostHeaderDuring We Compost Weekend you can fill a bag with vegetable waste and trade it with participating stores for a coffee, a tee-shirt, a pie, or… ready to use compost.

Currently Auckland City collects 1.2 million tonnes of rubbish annually, two-thirds of which is organic.1 Composted, this would become gardening gold. In a landfill, it breaks down into a concoction of greenhouse gases, mostly methane and CO2. Not so flash huh?

Auckland City does have a promising waste management plan however; kerbside rubbish bins will be reduced in size, and organic waste bins will be introduced during 20152.

While council needs to lead such initiatives, we really do rely on enterprising folk to continually activate, educate, promote, and inspire by example; otherwise policy can become a challenge of compliance – or worse, non-compliance.

So, you gotta love We Compost Weekend, the initiative that is designed to…

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