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  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

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a primary school teacher. When did you start composting? Started composting a couple years ago. I was back up home in Te Tai Tokerau, and there just happened to be a compost bin. Why do you do it? I compost to cut down on the waste that will

  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a Project Coordinator and I’m interested in empowering women and local communities. I love watching anything on Netflix and venting about the experiences of women from minority backgrounds on the internet. When did you start composting? I started actively composting myself at the beginning of 2016 when

  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m in Year 5 at a green gold enviro school. When did you start composting? When I was 3 and going to Pigeon Mountain Kindergarten, I got involved in their worm farm and was soon in charge of feeding the worms. I was also interested in their waste

Gerrie has been composting for over 30 years and it would be difficult to imagine a more down-to-earth approach than hers. Living alone in Glenfield she doesn’t accept that composting becomes too hard as you get older. Instead she says “you have to adapt”. Gerrie uses a system of three round plastic compost bins, plus