New chair appointed for UCOL Council
Crown solicitor Ben Vanderkolkis is the new chair of UCOL Council, appointed by Education Minister Chris Hipkins. Ben, a strong advocate for education and the community, is well known for high profile court cases, and as an arbitrator and mediator. He joined the UCOL Council in May 2013 and was appointed deputy chair in 2014. Former Whanganui Mayor Annette Main ONZM, was appointed to fill the vacancy created by former chair Malcolm Inglis, whose term was completed. Registrations close on June 11 and unregistered waste will not be accepted at the event. The council has teamed up for the one-off collection with company 3R who develop programmes to recycle and responsibly dispose of used products and packaging. 3R will be accepting hazardous household waste, automotive waste, garden chemicals and pool chemicals. A full list of what can and cannot be accepted is available online. blankets, copper fountains, vintage collectibles are a small count of the numerous items that will be on sale.