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We’re sharing stories from neighbours in Auckland who are connecting over ShareWaste NZ to divert food waste from landfill. This is Jenny (left) and Katrina (right) from Titirangi. JENNY Tell us a bit about yourself. Jenny from Titirangi. I’m a food safety consultant with an interest in health and wellbeing. Why did you start sharing

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m currently a full-time student studying Sustainable Enterprise and International Business. I also work full-time at Counties Manukau District Health Board underneath the sustainability department at Middlemore Hospital handling hospital waste! I’m passionate about the environment and want to make a positive change for our present and future. Which

Tell us a bit about yourself. My husband and I moved to West Auckland a year ago with our four young children. I am currently a stay-at-home mum leaving my Early Childhood Education teaching role of eight years to enjoy the early years with our children. I am a keen babywearer volunteering for our local

Tell us a bit about yourself. I am currently an intern at EcoMatters Environment Trust but will be full-time student in October again, studying Environmental Science and International Forestry. I am really interested in gardening and everything that comes with it! Which composting methods do you use? I own a worm farm and I also

  Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Julianna Awhina Maihi Roberts and I was born and raised in South Auckland Manurewa. I have lived here all my life. I have seven children and married to Namulauulu Keremete Papalii. I work as a teacher aide at a primary school here in Manurewa and

Tell us a bit about yourself. Part time desk job (Operations Coordinator at Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust) and part time managing director of my husband’s money and project manager of our home renovation; keen gardener working towards being self sufficient at the time my husband and I retire. Mother of one soon to be grown

  Tell us a bit about yourself. As far as paid activities go I am an elected member of the Upper Harbour Local Board and an Members Support Organiser for FIRST Union (the trade union for workers in Retail, Finance, Transport, and Logistics). I am also an occasional lay preacher at the Church I go

Tell us a bit about yourself. My name’s Molly, I’m 16 and I’m a keen outdoorsy girl. I have a passion for the ocean and the environment. I love spending time in it, on it and near it whenever I have the chance. Which composting methods do you use? We have two types of composting

  Tell us a bit about yourself. My Name is Jazz, i’m 25 years of age and currently an outdoor instructor. My partner Matt and I have brought land in Hokitika and using the next two years in Auckland to earn money and educate ourselves on how to live an off-grid, sustainable lifestyle before we

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a commercial property manager who works for a NZX listed property fund. I live with my wife Kate and we’ve recently brought our first home together in Northcote. Which composting methods do you use? I use a mixture of horse manure, sourced from the local Chelsea Pony Club