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My Tūrangawaewae

My Tūrangawaewae

Many shoppers are aware of social issues and want to know where their products are made, and who by. I have been asked a few times in the past if ...
Why Plastic Bottles?

Why Plastic Bottles?

Remix Plastic’s Kōwhai earrings are tipped with brown plastic laser cut from single-use bottles. Like ice cream container lids, which are not colle...
Spring Product Launch: Kōwhai earrings

Spring Product Launch: Kōwhai earrings

We’re wildly excited about our newest earrings! We love our feather series, but birds need a food source so we’re delighted to launch our new kōwhai earrings! The bright yellow flowers are loved by NZers and the way they burst into life heralds the arrival of spring and the lightness of our steps.
11 Reasons why supporting local is good for NZ

11 Reasons why supporting local is good for NZ

There are so many great reasons to shop with locally owned independent businesses. 1 - Better for the environment Locally owned businesses make mo...
Remix Plastic announcement: EcoSplat reusable water balloons

Remix Plastic announcement: EcoSplat reusable water balloons

  I have been working in waste reduction and sustainability for almost 5 years. As many of you will know A LOT has changed in that time. The idea ...
5 Tips and Tricks for Plastic Free July

5 Tips and Tricks for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is an opportunity for us to think of the SINGLE USE PLASTICS that we can go without. It can be a kick start to new, more sustaina...
Nurdles: Tiny plastics causing a big problem

Nurdles: Tiny plastics causing a big problem

What are nurdles?  Nurdles are plastic pellets used for manufacturing plastic products. They are the raw, pre-production form of plastic and can be...
Kirihou Kore Hōngongoi - Plastic Free July

Kirihou Kore Hōngongoi - Plastic Free July

Walking along our beautiful beaches, it is easy to spot intriguing shells and stones. You can scan the sand in search of beautiful natural pieces ...
Our Story in the Media

Our Story in the Media

We have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to get our story to a wider audience via mainstream media. Huge thanks to all the reporters a...
How to be a Conscious Consumer

How to be a Conscious Consumer

Buying stuff is part of the current environmental problem - namely low quality, mass-produced products that we don't need. Ideally we'd all live by...
Our Huia Feathers: An Update

Our Huia Feathers: An Update

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, wore a pair of our Huia Feather Earrings* and we have been blown away with the support for our work f...
Why Reusables?

Why Reusables?

The problem is single use Plastic is an incredibly useful material; it is water resistant and lightweight, it can be used for almost anything. The ...