How SmartRaft works

Date: September 12, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment
A SmartRaft from Nelmac is a unique floating wetland system that naturally restores and maintains water quality. This short animation shows how it works. To find out more contact our Conservation and Ecology Department....
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Nelmac wins Best Commercial Stand at Ecofest 2013

Date: September 10, 2013By: NelmacUnder: Environment
Congratulations to the Nelmac team for winning best commercial stand at the recent Ecofest. The SmartRaft display from Johanna and Rob was a big hit with the crowds while Neal managed to RECYCLE his earth friendly refuse spiel over and over throughout the event with great success....
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See the SmartRaft at Ecofest

Date: August 15, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment
We are excited to be at Ecofest showcasing our SmartRafts. This is an opportunity for the public to see a new initiative developed by Nelmac’s Conservation & Ecology team to assist in the cleanup of degraded waterways. Johanna Guettler will be on hand to explain the finer points of the project and how it works. The SmartRaft concept fits really well with our business and demonstrates how Nelmacs innovative ...
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Nelmac sponsors Garden Marlborough

Date: July 18, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, Marlborough
Nelmac are proud to be the principal sponsor of the 2013 Nelmac Garden Marlborough Festival running from November 6 to 10. This year marks the 20th Garden Marlborough Festival and there is a great line up of  speakers from around the globe include Rosemary Alexander, founder of the English Gardening School, plus Kiwi expert Beverley McConnell, creator and owner of Ayrlies Garden in Auckland, and renowned Wellington c...
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Nelmac Nursery Staff Report Rare Bats

Date: July 12, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, Nelson, Nursery
Staff at Nelmac’s Ecology and Conservation nursery, in Atawhai Drive, have reported regular nightly sightings of a rare native bats above the Nelson nursery. Robert Fryer, Conservation & Ecology Leader at Nelmac believes it is possible the bats were drawn by the “takeaway feast” of insects that were attracted to the nearby floodlights at Neale Park. Read todays full front page article by the Nel...
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New Betta-Bins Truck is news

Date: May 31, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, Nelson, Refuse & Recycling
              The new Betta-Bins Vehicle has hit the streets and the Nelson Mail featured it on Wednesday 29 May. The new vehicle looks fantastic. See the Nelson Mail article below:    ...
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Queens Birthday Holiday Collection

Date: May 27, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, Refuse & Recycling
There will be no change to collection this Queens Birthday Monday. Refuse and recycling will be collected as usual. Have a great long weekend from the Nelmac Betta-Bins team....
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Betta-Bins vehicles looking great

Date: May 10, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, Refuse & Recycling
The Betta-Bins vehicles are getting great new artwork. The first van has been updated and looks fantastic – keep an eye out for it around town....
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Green waste service now year round

Date: May 1, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, Refuse & Recycling
We are proud to announce that our Green waste service is now available all year. We have also expanded the service with options to suit your usage. Collection is now also easier than ever – Just give us a call, or email, when your bin is full and ready for collection. To read more or find out about collections and pricing options see our Green waste information. *...
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Betta-Bins Holiday Collection

Date: April 24, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, Refuse & Recycling
There is no change to collection this ANZAC day. Rubbish and Recycling will be collected as normal....
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Facebook competition winner

Date: April 11, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, Nelson, Nursery
Congratulations to our Nelmac Facebook competition winner Lesley Kotua. Lesley (pictured above left) has won an eco-sourced Corokia Cotoneaster plant which she is received from Nelmac team members Ciara and Lynda. If you’d like to enter our next eco-sourced plant prize draw visit our Nelmac Facebook page and enter....
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Betta-Bins Easter Collection – Changes

Date: March 25, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Refuse & Recycling
Betta-Bins collection days will be changing over the Easter period. There is no collection on Good Friday with collection on Saturday 30th instead. Easter Monday will be unchanged with Monday collection as normal. Good Friday – Collection will Saturday 30th Easter Monday – Collection as normal. Happy Easter from the team at Nelmac....
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Nelmac Wins Tug of Peace

Date: February 7, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson
Nelmac retain the Tug-of-peace title with their record-breaking fourth consecutive win. A big crowd turned out to support the teams and competition was tense. Local teams including Fulton Hogan, the Police, Firefighters and Talley’s all going head-to-head. Nelmac’s longest battle in the heats took over 40 seconds. The Nelmac team stayed strong to triumph over the competition in the end. Funds raised at th...
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Betta-Bins Holiday Collection

Date: January 30, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, Refuse & Recycling
There is no change to your collection service for Refuse or Recycling these holidays. For both Waitangi Day and Nelson Anniversary Day collection will be on your usual day.  To keep informed about service changes and updates Like us on Facebook. The latest Recycling Calendar is being distributed now. It is also available to download....
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Welcome home Nelmac firefighters – Front page news

Date: January 27, 2013By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, Nelson
Front page news! We’re proud to welcome home our Nelmac team members who have been firefighting in Australia. Four Nelmac team members were sent to Australia as part of a Waimea Rural Fire Authority contingent supporting the Australian fire fighters battling huge blazes. Nelmac volunteer firefighters: Steve Wilkens, David Newton, Stu Saunders and Ashton Oliver arrived back at 8.55pm Wednesday night, very tired ...
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Sustainability Awards Recognition

Date: October 1, 2012By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, Nursery
Nelmac Nursery wins a judges’ commendation at the Sustainability Awards. Congratulations! A core objective for Nelmac is to be “a leader on the pathway to sustainability”. Nelmac’s recognition for sustainability came at the recent Southern Region Sustainable Business Network Awards when its nursery arm was awarded a judges’ commendation. “Winning this award is fantastic, it’s an external recognition of th...
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Summer Sports Fields

Date: September 25, 2012By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson
The Nelmac Turf teams are hard at work preparing the cricket pitches and playing fields around Nelson ready for the start to the summer season....
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Nelson Marina Car

Date: September 5, 2012By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Maintenance, Nelson
Nelmac is the facility manager of the Nelson Marina. We have a new Marina car that you may see around town. The car, seen here, was featured in the recent staff photo shoot....
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