Are the beneficiaries benefiting?

ECT funds community grants and regional development by overcharging its beneficiaries.

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Food Recovery Project

We see this project extremely beneficial to the community and the effect such a small gesture like this can have socially, environmentally and even economically for people is huge. 

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti – Flag the Bag!

Our group also views the ‘Flag the Bag’ campaign as a change to put Te Tairāwhiti on the map for something positive, and to show the rest of the country some of the great things that happen here.

Forestry needs to pay its way

Is forestry so important to our local economy that we continue to allow them to breach their consents and subsidise the cost of their roading?

RMA Realities Workshop

What rights do citizens have? How can we better participate in planning and decision-making?

We need PVs and EVs

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has got it wrong on this one. We don’t have to make the choice of shifting to only one or the other, we need both PV and EVs.

Power to the People!

$9.6M kept in the hands of residents and local business, would go a long way towards creating new jobs for our young people.