Energy, enthusiasm and a bit of elbow grease – that’s all it takes to make a big difference to your own little part of Gisborne. Volunteering with Keep Gisborne Beautiful is a fun and satisfying way to get involved in your community. You’ll be part of a network of incredible Gisbornite’s, all working to do their bit for a cleaner, safer environment.
Whether you’re an individual or a family, whether you’ve got a little time or a lot, there’s something you can do to help keep Gisborne beautiful. If you have an area you would like assistance with please contact us and also see calendar for up and coming events.
Adopt a Spot
Is all about taking pride in your place, whether this is where you live, play sports or go to spend time with family. Adopt a Spot campaign aims to encourage you to take on an active role in looking after your favourite place. You could gather a willing group of friends, a sports team or some of your work mates and come together to make your place beautiful again. Contacts us for information.
Is graffiti a problem where you live? Keep New Zealand Beautiful – with support from Resene and the Ministry of Justice – provides free tool kits for anyone wanting to keep an area of their neighbourhood graffiti-free. Kits include rags, spray bottle, remover solvent, paint, brush, roller, gloves, hat and hi-vis jacket. Contact knzb.org.nz request to request a kit. To report a graffiti hotspot, call 0800 TIDY NZ. Read more about tackling graffiti knzb.org.nz/tackling-graffiti
Report a litter Hot Spot
Keep New Zealand Beautiful is working to introduce a National Litter Index in New Zealand. This will allow them to map litter hotspots so we can target problem areas and track progress as we implement initiatives. You can help out by doing a litter count in your area. Read more about tackling litter knzb.org.nz/tackling-litter to report a litter or illegal dumping problem, call 0800 TIDY NZ.
HB WIlliams Memeorial Trust and JN WIlliams Turanga Trust.