Fact sheets in te reo Māori and other languages on the single-use plastic shopping bags ban

Below are resources in te reo Māori, Hindi and traditional Chinese. If you are looking for resources in another language, try these helpful signs and posters produced by WasteMINZ.

Single-use plastic shopping bags - facts for businesses

This fact sheet provides summary information and key facts for business on the Waste Minimisation (Plastic Shopping Bags) Regulations 2018. This includes what is covered by the regulations, when the regulations came into force, and frequently asked questions.

Te reo

He pārongo mā ngā pakihi [PDF, 366KB]

He pārongo mā ngā pakihi [Word, 1.2MB]

Hindi

Single-use plastic shopping bags - facts for businesses - Hindi [PDF, 364KB ]

Single-use plastic shopping bags - facts for businesses - Hindi [WORD, 895KB]

Traditional Chinese

Single-use plastic shopping bags - facts for businesses - Traditional Chinese [PDF,  671KB ]

Single-use plastic shopping bags - facts for businesses - Traditional Chinese [WORD,  892KB]

Single-use plastic shopping bag ban - Answering customers' questions

This fact sheet provides suggested responses to help business and retail staff answer questions that they may get from their customers on the single-use plastic shopping bag ban. It also provides suggested actions for business to help their customers adjust to not using single-use plastic shopping bags. 

Te reo

Te whakautu i ngā pātai a te kiritaki [PDF, 198 KB]

Te whakautu i ngā pātai a te kiritaki [WORD, 1.1 MB]

Hindi

Single-use plastic shopping bag ban - Answering customers' questions - Hindi [PDF, 241KB]

Single-use plastic shopping bag ban - Answering customers' questions - Hindi [WORD, 777KB]

Traditional Chinese

Single-use plastic shopping bag ban - Answering customers' questions - Traditional Chinese [PDF, 545KB]

Single-use plastic shopping bag ban - Answering customers' questions - Traditional Chinese [WORD, 1.1MB]

Alternatives to single-use plastic shopping bags 

This fact sheet provides information on available alternative options to single-use plastic shopping bags. The suggestions are organised by different types of businesses and its purpose is to offer tips and suggestions for alternative options to business owners. 

Te reo

He whakakapi mō ngā pēkehoko kirihou tukutahi, i runga i te momo kaihoko atu [PDF, 367 KB]

He whakakapi mō ngā pēkehoko kirihou tukutahi, i runga i te momo kaihoko atu [Word, 4MB]

Hindi

Alternatives to single-use plastic shopping bags Hindi [PDF 789KB]

Alternatives to single-use plastic shopping bags Hindi [WORD 1.2MB]

Traditional Chinese 

Alternatives to single-use plastic shopping bags Traditional Chinese [PDF 683KB]

Alternatives to single-use plastic shopping bags Traditional Chinese [WORD 4.7MB]

Environmental pros and cons of alternatives to single-use plastic bags

This fact sheet provides high-level information assessing the environmental pros and cons on a variety of alternative options to single-use plastic shopping bags. This is intended to provide information to business owners to support their selection of alternative bag options. It is not an exhaustive list and may not include all available options. 

Te reo

Ngā whakakapi mō ngā pēkehoko kirihou tukutahi – ngā hua pai me ngā hua kino ki te taiao [PDF, 341KB]

Ngā whakakapi mō ngā pēkehoko kirihou tukutahi – ngā hua pai me ngā hua kino ki te taiao [WORD, 6.5MB]

Hindi

Environmental pros and cons of alternatives to single-use plastic bags - Hindi [PDF, 995KB]

Environmental pros and cons of alternatives to single-use plastic bags - Hindi [WORD, 1.5MB]

Traditional Chinese

Environmental pros and cons of alternatives to single-use plastic bags - Traditional Chinese [PDF, 995KB]

Environmental pros and cons of alternatives to single-use plastic bags - Traditional Chinese [WORD, 1.5MB]

Questions to ask your bag supplier

This fact sheet provides a list of questions for business to consider when ordering bag stock from a supplier. The questions are intended to help business gain information on the practical and environmental merits of the bags they propose to order so that they can make an informed choice.  

Te reo

He pātai māu ki tō kaiwhakarato pēke [PDF, 193KB]

He pātai māu ki tō kaiwhakarato pēke [WORD, 1.1 MB]

Hindi

Questions to ask your bag supplier - Hindi [PDF, 312KB]

Questions to ask your bag supplier - Hindi [WORD, 726KB]

Traditional Chinese

Questions to ask your bag supplier - Traditional Chinese [PDF, 400KB]

Questions to ask your bag supplier - Traditional Chinese [WORD, 1.1MB]

Other languages

Signs to communicate the plastic bag ban in community languages on the WasteMINZ website.

Reviewed:
01/07/19