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Our Communities - Ō Tātau Hapori - Q3 2021

Our Communities - Ō Tātau Hapori - Q2 2021

Kei roto mātau i te nuinga o ngā hapori puta noa i Aotearoa e mahi ana, he tuku ratonga me te whakahere whakaurunga ratonga para, ā-taiao hoki. Mahi ai ō mātau rōpū i roto i aua hapori, e tautoko ana i te ōhanga me te tuku i ngā ratonga waiwai.

We operate in nearly every community across New Zealand, providing services and managing waste and environmental services facilities. Our teams work within those communities, supporting the economy and providing essential services.

Goal 1: Improve Stakeholder Understanding

Key Actions

Develop and implement an improved proactive engagement approach with our stakeholders on key issues.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. Government relations continues to strengthen including ministerial hosting at Redvale with key Green and Labour Party leads
  2. Meeting with National and ACT MPs delayed due to COVID-19 lockdown

Goal 2: Improve Community Understanding Of Waste Issues

Key Actions

  1. Increase tours at our landfills to help the community understand where their waste goes.
  2. Support education programmes around waste minimisation with New Zealand kids.
  3. Use social media to engage with wider New Zealand community beyond our customers.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. Waste Management is proud to be the first major sponsor for Auckland Climate Festival in October, with four events planned
  2. We are also proud to be a key partner in the SBNs Go Circular programme recently launched
  3. A range of free educational resources on recycling will be launched during recycling week in October

Goal 3: Expand Engagement With Local Communities

Key Actions

Use volunteering to increase our contribution to the communities in which we operate.

Quarter 3 Update

  1. COVID-19 has largely impacted volunteering promotion / activities. Promotions centred around keeping NZ beautiful and the Auckland Climate Festival
  2. With the COVID restrictions much of our engagement next steps have been deferred to Q4.