2015 Green Ribbon Award nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Green Ribbon Awards are listed below.

Philanthropy and partnership

Nominee Region
Project Crimson Trust and Mazda Foundation
– Treemendous
Nationwide
Project Janszoon Tasman

Leadership in communication and education

Nominee Region
Auckland Council – Biodiversity Team, Frog Fun Day Auckland
Auckland Council – Zero Waste Experience Hub Auckland
Fiordland Conservation Trust – Kids Restore the Kepler Southland
Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust
– Eye on Nature Children's Environmental Event
Auckland
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
– Horticulture
Tasman/Marlborough
Urban EcoLiving Charitable Trust – Tread Lightly Caravan Auckland

Community leadership

Nominee Region
Conservation Volunteers New Zealand Nationwide
Hanmer Springs Forest Camp Trust Canterbury
Jen Stone – Invercargill Vegan Society Southland
Landcare Trust Nationwide
Lions Club of Te Kauwhata and Districts Charitable Trust Waikato
Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust Auckland
Marlborough Farmers’ Market Marlborough
Pam Holyoake – Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust Tasman
Project De-Vine Tasman
Project Rerewhakaaitu Bay of Plenty
Te Awa River Ride Charitable Trust Waikato
Te Kowhai Community Group
– Te Otamanui Lagoon Walkway
Waikato
Te Wherowhero Lagoon Trust
– Restoration of Te Wherowhero Lagoon
Gisborne
Waikato Environment Centre
– Kaivolution Food Rescue
Waikato
Wairarapa Eco Farm
– Community Supported Agriculture
Wellington
Working Waters Trust Canterbury/Otago/Southland

Business leadership

Nominee Region
Baldwin Aggregates Limited and Buckley Farms
– Wetland Development
Auckland
Junk Run Limited Auckland
Lion – The Pride Auckland
Malcolm Rands – ecostore Nationwide
Waikato Regional Council – Sustainable Procurement Waikato

Public sector leadership

Nominee Region
Auckland Council – Zero Waste Experience Hub Auckland
Waikato Regional Council – Sustainable Procurement Waikato
Waikato Regional Council – Tui Mine Remediation Project Waikato

Protecting our biodiversity

Nominee Region
Ashley-Rakahuri Rivercare Group Canterbury
CUE Haven Auckland
Dr Bruno David – CarpN Neutral Project Waikato
East Taranaki Environment Trust – Purangi Kiwi Project Taranaki
Hanging Gardens NZ Auckland
Kaipupu Point Mainland Island Society Incorporated Marlborough
Kauri Dieback Programme Auckland
Kelvin Hastie – Crofton Awarua Predator Free Community Wellington
Mangakotukutuku Stream Care Group Incorporated
– Mangakotukutuku Stream Restoration
Waikato
Marlborough Farmers' Market Marlborough
Peter Reimann – Trelissick Park Group Wellington
Project Crimson Trust Nationwide
Summit Road Society
– Ohinetahi Reserve and Omahu Bush
Canterbury
Waikato RiverCare
– Lower Waikato River Enhancement Society Incorporated
Waikato
Working Waters Trust

Canterbury/Otago/
Southland

Caring for our water

Nominee Region
Baldwin Aggregates Limited and Buckley Farms
– Wetland Development
Auckland
Dr Bruno David – CarpN Neutral Project Waikato
Fonterra Co-operative Group: Supply Fonterra
– Waterways Programme
Bay of Plenty
Gisborne District Council
– Waste Water Technical Advisory Group
Gisborne
Upper Waikato Sustainable Milk Project Steering Group Waikato
Whangawehi Catchment Management Group Hawke’s Bay

Minimising our waste

Nominee Region
IdealCup – Everyday Limited Nationwide
Junk Run Limited Auckland
Keep Dunedin Beautiful Otago
Kiwi Community Assistance Charitable Trust Wellington
Laminex New Zealand – Taupo Manufacturing Plant Waikato
Lions Club of Te Kauwhata and Districts Charitable Trust
– Construction of Soldiers Memorial
Waikato
Rethink Limited – Reusable Fresh Produce Bags Auckland
Sorbet Canterbury
Taranaki Arts Festival Trust and Shell
– Zero Waste @ WOMAD
Taranaki
Waikato Environment Centre
– Kaivolution Food Rescue
Waikato              

Reducing our greenhouse gas emissions

Nominee Region
Lion – The Pride Auckland
Soar Printing Auckland

Protecting our coasts and oceans

Nominee Region
Holcim NZ Limited; Westport Cement Works
– Light House Picnic and Recreational Area
West Coast
Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust
– Experiencing Marine Reserves Programme
Northland
North Island Mussels Limited
– Revive Our Gulf Mussel Reef Restoration
Auckland
Te Korowai o Te Tai ō Marokura –
Kaikōura Coastal Marine Guardians
Canterbury
Reviewed:
28/05/15