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Day Three Christchurch: Linwood North School and Green Fuels NZ

Yesterday's engagements affirmed the theme of renewal and transformation so evident during this visit to Otautahi/Christchurch. The official opening of the new hall and classrooms at Linwood North School was cause for celebration  for the pupils, staff, and parents, after years of challenges and delays.

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Green Fuels NZ transforms used cooking oil into bio-diesel, which burns more efficiently than standard diesel, and therefore contributes to the lowering of carbon emissions. Used cooking oil would otherwise end up in land-fills. Green Fuels has recently become a subsidiary of Fulton Hogan, which will use the bio-diesel its trucks and heavy machinery. 

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an image of Dame Patsy unveiling a plaque to mark the official opening
Various stages in the process of transforming used cooking oil into bio-diesel

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