Paper Bags

Doing The Right Thing For Our Environment

Doing The Right Thing For Our Environment – It’s In The Bag We’re showing plastic bags the door in your local West Liquor or Village Wine & Spirits store.    We’re rolling out environmentally-friendly paper bags to replace the more than 2 million plastic bags used by customers each year.   The new sustainably-sourced carry bags are still strong enough to carry three bottles of wine or six packs of…

Quality Hotel Lincoln Green

Quality Hotel Lincoln Green Achieves Four Star Rating

QUALITY HOTEL LINCOLN GREEN ACHIEVES FOUR STAR RATING   The Quality Hotel Lincoln Green was recently awarded a prestigious four-star rating from Qualmark, the official mark of quality from Tourism New Zealand.    The hotel also received a silver award in the Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Awards in recognition of the hotel’s environmental focus.   Previously a three-star hotel, the upgraded rating reflects the way…

On The Road With Ranui 135

On The Road With Ranui 135  Named after the bus service that connects Ranui with central Auckland, this community-led youth trust is all about getting out there, connecting with, and bringing about positive outcomes for local youth. Back in 2002 when the trust was started, Ranui was hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Education, crime and unemployment were…

Keeping The Roof Over Mount Albert Scouts

Keeping The Roof Over Mount Albert Scouts  The Mount Albert branch of Scouts NZ may have been active for over 90 years, but their base in New North Road was literally falling apart. In urgent need of re-roofing and renovation, the 1st Mt Albert St Jude’s Scout Group applied to the Million Dollar Mission for help.   Famous for providing adventurous activities,…

Predator-Free Cornwallis Peninsula Within Reach

Predator-Free Cornwallis Peninsula Within Reach Thanks to the support of The Trusts and the dedication of the volunteers from Save Cornwallis Old Wharf (SCOW), a predator-free Cornwallis Peninsula is now a real possibility.   Originally set up to stop the impending demolition of the Cornwallis wharf, SCOW is now focusing on wider environmental projects that safeguard the natural habitat of…

More StarJammers Out West!

More StarJammers Out West! Million Dollar Mission funding has been used by StarJam Auckland to develop their programme of music and performance workshops for young West Aucklanders with disabilities. Up to one in five New Zealanders is living with a disability. For young people with disabilities and their families, StarJam provides essential opportunities to channel…