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Podcast 8: Carrie and Jay: Inspire Wellness Whangamatā

Podcast 8: Carrie and Jay: Inspire Wellness Whangamatā

  On the eastern coast of Coromandel, in a town called Whangamatā, Carrie and Jay have opened Inspire Wellness – a yoga studio, an organic shop and organic cafe – an exquisite place to nourish oneself and to simply be. We were drawn to their […]

Podcast 7: Phil McCabe: Solscape and Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

Podcast 7: Phil McCabe: Solscape and Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

  Phil McCabe is the co-founder and chief executive of Solscape, an eco-accommodation in Raglan featuring unique, alternative buildings, yoga, clean eating, surf instruction and organically grown produce, nestled atop a hill overlooking the stunning curve of Ngarunui beach. Until recently, Phil was also the […]

Podcast 6: Robert Scott: Reclaimed Timber Traders

Podcast 6: Robert Scott: Reclaimed Timber Traders

  Back in July 2017, The Rubbish Trip interviewed Robert Scott of Reclaimed Timber Traders, an incredible organisation in Palmerston North that rescues timber that would otherwise be sent to landfill, resurrects it, and gives it a new life (they will even make specific items to […]

Podcast 5: Nándor Tánczos: The Waste Minimisation Act 2008

Podcast 5: Nándor Tánczos: The Waste Minimisation Act 2008

  In 2006 the Waste Minimisation (Solids) Bill, a private member’s bill in the name of Nándor Tánczos, was pulled from the ballot in the New Zealand House of Parliament. After an extended period going through Select Committee and the various readings in the House, […]

Podcast 4: Colin and Gabrielle Kemplen (Transition Matamata): The Kiwi Bottle Drive

Podcast 4: Colin and Gabrielle Kemplen (Transition Matamata): The Kiwi Bottle Drive

  The Kiwi Bottle Drive is a national campaign calling for 10c bottle deposits in Aotearoa New Zealand in order to reduce littering and lift recycling rates. In Matamata, the local Transition Town has embraced The Kiwi Bottle Drive with resounding success, spearheaded by their president […]

Podcast 3: Chats at the Repair Cafe, with Kāpiti Menzshed and Kāpiti Community Centre

Podcast 3: Chats at the Repair Cafe, with Kāpiti Menzshed and Kāpiti Community Centre

  On Thursday 20 July, The Rubbish Trip took part in a Repair Cafe, organised by Kāpiti Coast District Council as part of their No8 Wire Week. The event took place at Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre. Throughout the day members of the public came […]

Podcast 2: Eryn Gribble and Renee Rushton: Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Podcast 2: Eryn Gribble and Renee Rushton: Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

The Newtown Community & Cultural Centre, tucked away behind the bustling main street of Newtown in Wellington, is a veritable hive of activity and out-of-the-box projects, including the Wellington Timebank and the Tool Library. Many of the activities the Centre supports or undertakes bring together a […]

Podcast 1: Te Kawa Robb: Para Kore and Sustainable Coastlines

Podcast 1: Te Kawa Robb: Para Kore and Sustainable Coastlines

Te Kawa Robb has, since 2015, been dedicating his life to cleaning up our mōtu. Among other things, he works for two of The Rubbish Trip’s favourite homegrown organisations: Sustainable Coastlines and Para Kore. In this podcast, Te Kawa shares what has motivated and challenged him in […]