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New Recycling Calendar

Date: June 29, 2017By: Nic StuartUnder: Uncategorized
Hi All, Please see below calendar for the new recycling schedule. All the information you need is included on this flyer. This will also be dropped in your letter box next week so make sure to put it on your fridge for easy reference! If you’re a Betta – Bins customer your rubbish day will be the same as your recycling day – If you’re not a Betta – Bins customer and want the convenience ...
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Easter 2017 Refuse & Recycling Collection

Date: April 11, 2017By: Nic StuartUnder: Refuse & Recycling
Betta – Bins Refuse and Recycling collection for Friday the 14th of April will be collected on Saturday the 15th of April. Please ensure your collection is Kerbside by 7am. Monday the 17th Collection will remain as per normal. From all the Team, We wish you a Happy and Safe Easter!...
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Big Beach Cleanup 2017

Date: December 13, 2016By: Nic StuartUnder: Uncategorized
Nelmac & Betta Bins are proud to sponsor the Big Beach Clean up again for 2017. You’re invited to join as an individual, or encourage your business, sports or community group to get involved. It’s the biggest community conservation project in the region. Visit the Doc Website to secure your place and preferred beach to give the regions beautiful beaches a clean up. We look forward to seeing you there!...
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Recycling Changes – Effective from 17th of October 2016

Date: October 14, 2016By: Nic StuartUnder: Uncategorized
What’s the same? Rubbish collection is still weekly, on the same day as your fortnightly recycling You’ll still be able to recycle the same materials.   What’s new? You have a new recycling wheelie bin for plastics, cans, paper and cardboard. (Yellow Top) Your collection day may change – check your bin for details. Recycling (mixed and glass) is now collected on the same day every two weeks – n...
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Nelmac Garden Marlborough 2016 – November 3rd – 6th

Date: October 14, 2016By: Nic StuartUnder: Uncategorized
Nelmac Garden Marlborough has been described as New Zealand’s premier garden festival. A spring time celebration of Marlborough’s stunning landscape, it showcases the very best the region has to offer with a series of garden tours, garden themed workshops and social events. We look forward to welcoming you to Marlborough. Tonnes to see and do The full-day and half-day garden tours encompass everything fro...
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Nelmac on Board for Beach

Date: February 11, 2016By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
Nelmac, will be in ‘jandals and all’ to support the Department of Conservation (DOC) should crowd-funding result in a privately-owned slice of Awaroa Inlet being purchased by the public and vested to Crown estate. With 30 conservation rangers among the company’s 250 staff, Chief Executive Lee Babe says Nelmac is ideally placed to lend DOC a hand should the public tender succeed. Babe contacted DOC’s Nelson District c...
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Nelmac Rural Firefighters supporting Tasmanian Crews

Date: February 5, 2016By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
  Along with New Zealand Defence Force personnel, and staff from Timberlands, DOC and the NZ Forestry Fire Service, Nelmac Conservation Rangers Ashton Oliver and Sam Speight are currently supporting Australian Fire Crews as they tackle bush fires across Tasmania. Nelmac has 12 qualified Rural Fire Fighters in its ranks and for 25 year old Sam Speight, this is his first time fire fighting abroad. Of the 71 fires ...
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Nelmac Garden Marlborough 2015

Date: November 12, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
Congratulations to the team of Nelmac Garden Marlborough for delivering another winner of a festival to the people of the Top of the South. From workshops and garden tours to foodies and fetes, Nelmac Garden Marlborough really does have something for everyone. Click on the gallery below to view larger images from year’s garden tours.  ...
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Even a 2 Year Old Can Do It

Date: October 19, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
Click on the first image above to watch two year old Vera at Nelson’s 2015 Masked Parade showing how easy it is to fill up on freshness with  Nelmac’s Self-Service Water Tanker. See below for more on the Bring Your Water Bottle partnership between Nelson City Council, Nelson Marlborough District Health and Nelmac.  ...
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Waitangi Day Monday – collections as usual

Date: October 18, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
  Refuse and Recycling Collection for Nelson City will occur as usual on Monday 8th February. The Nelmac family would like to wish all families a very happy Waitangi Day. No te whanau o Nelmac ki ngā whanau katoa  – kia tino koa a tātou Ra Waitangi.        ...
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Spoonbills first, Godwits to follow

Date: October 8, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
  Earlier in the month, Nelmac team members were delighted to notice that a group of over a dozen royal spoonbills had landed in the wetlands that form part of Nelson City Council’s Nelmac-managed Nelson North Waste Water Treatment Plant. (NWWTP)  In recent years, royal spoonbills have become more frequent visitors to the region; increasingly seen on the edges of Waimea Estuary and recognisable by their lo...
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Tree fellas plus dozens more…

Date: September 29, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
  Nelmac Arborists were easy to spot in Nelson this week; hanging high above Piki Mai/ Church Hill preparing some of Nelson’s most glorious eucalypts ahead of the 2015 Husquvarna New Zealand Arboricultural Association’s Annual Tree Climbing Championships on October 2nd. Nelson City Council spokeswoman Nellie Tuck said dead wood on the trees was being removed prior to the national contest which will s...
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Miyazu You?

Date: September 21, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
Congratulations to Nelson City Council, the Nelmac Parks Team & the Nelson-Miyazu Sister City Association, for treating Nelsonians to a totally magical day out at this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival at Miyazu Park. Just hours after the Japanese (Brave Blossoms) rugby team defeated South Africa in the greatest upset in rugby history, hundreds turned out to bask in Nelson sunshine to celebrate cultural divers...
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Bee Aware it’s September

Date: September 8, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
September is Bee Aware Month with groups all over NZ being encouraged to scatter seeds of bee friendly plants around their communities. As part of this project NCC, Nelmac and Friends of Broadgreen selected a patch in the Broadgreen gardens to scatter wild flower seeds to feed the bees over the summer ahead. With bees pollinating two-thirds of our food supply – it’s an effort that is not without its rewar...
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Ash fights California Fires

Date: August 26, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News, Uncategorized
With fires raging across the Pacific Northwest of the US, the skills and experience of Nelmac’s Rural Fire Fighters have again been called on to support our Pacific neighbours. Well used to heading across the Tasman, this month’s US request for  international support has seen the head of Nelmac’s rural fire crew Ashton  (Ash) Oliver head off to assist. Along with Ian Reade, principal fire officer fo...
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One Team – One Morning. Nelmac ,11am, 29/6/15

Date: July 22, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Uncategorized
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Cruel to be kind at Broadgreen

Date: July 7, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Uncategorized
When the Nelmac Horticultural Parks team took time out to assist members of the Nelson Probus Club with a rose pruning workshop, the club were at first concerned at the directness of the approach. While the Nelmac team went in boots and all with gloves, secateurs and pruning saws, the people from Probus initially took a more tentative approach. However, once they came to understand that the Cruel to be Kind approach ...
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StartUp Takes Off

Date: July 1, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
  As a judge at Nelson’s first StartUp Weekend, Nelmac Chief Executive Lee Babe came away confident that the level of innovation in the region has never been higher. “In the industries Nelmac works in, change is not just inevitable, it’s constant” says Babe.  “The entrepreneurs, designers and developers at this event were really pushed in an intensive timeframe and environment to develop ideas into actual functi...
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