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2017 Green Ribbon Awards finalists announced

Posted by Louisa McKerrow (Admin) May 31, 2017 Posted in News

Recognising environmental and conservation initiatives throughout New Zealand, yesterday the finalists for the 2017 Green Ribbon Awards were announced.

This is excellent news for two Conservation Innovation Awards (CIA) finalists. Congratulations to the teams and communities of Fairfax Media/Nelson Mail and Polhill Protectors/The Polhill Project.

In the Business Leadership category is Wasp Wipeout by Fairfax Media Nelson Mail. Wasp Wipeout was a 2016 CIA finalist.

In the Community Leadership category is Polhill Protectors/The Polhill Project. The Polhill Project was a CIA 2015 finalist with Saddleback in the city and a CIA 2016 finalist with “Predator Free New Zealand: the Facebook frontier.

The national 2017 Green Ribbon Awards, now in its 27th year, plays an important role in celebrating and raising the profile of outstanding contributions by individuals, communities and organisations to protect and manage New Zealand’s environment.

All Green Ribbon Awards finalists will be invited to attend a ceremony at Parliament on 8 June. Winners will be announced for each category, including the overall supreme winner. Check out media release and read the finalists’ stories on the Green Ribbon Awards website www.greenribbonawards.org.nz

This post was edited on Jul 11, 2017 by Louisa McKerrow

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