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2019 Packaging Innovation & Design Awards now open
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand, are pleased to advise that submissions are now open for the 2019 Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) which recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their...
A wicked Problem
7 Dec 2018
ANZ Worldstars
Australia & NZ packaging innovations recognised in 2019 WorldStar Packaging Awards Three Australian companies and one New Zealand company have achieved international recognition for their...
6 Dec 2018
Looking for inspiration for the 2019 PIDAs?
The WorldStar results have now been announced and you will find a complete list of winners here If you scroll to the bottom of that page you are also able to print out a list of winners in country...
6 Dec 2018
KiwiHarvest Volunteer Programme
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is pleased to announce as a part of the Institute’s commitment to the SAVE FOOD Initiative by FAO, the National Food Waste Strategy, and the United...
4 Dec 2018
Sustainable Packaging Design Workshop
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Packaging New Zealand, are bringing their new ‘Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design’ half-day training course + Materials...
3 Dec 2018
SBN Report: NZ's Plastic Packaging System
Joint Statement: Packaging NZ and Plastics NZ WORKING TOGETHER FOR A BETTER FUTURE Packaging NZ and Plastics NZ welcome the report released today by the Sustainable Business Network on New...
1 Nov 2017
Introducing the 2018 PIDAs
The PIDAs are designed to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field. The PIDAs are the only awards programme across Australia and New Zealand...
1 Mar 2017
NCI Gets behind the PIDAs
The new PIDA awards have found a champion in NCI. Read the full story in NZ Printer here.
24 Feb 2017
A wicked Problem
Read our column in February's Supermarket News
5 Oct 2015
The New Zealand Herald Element Magazine
Packaging, which surrounds almost every consumer product, is in the hands of consumers fleetingly. But, in the moment before you dispose of it, think about the journey it took to create, make and...
24 Jul 2015
Retail News
Plastic bags have been in the news over the last week, including the announcement of a new plastic bag recycling initiative by the Government. The Packaging Council representing the packaging...
1 Mar 2015
THE PACKAGING SERIES
The third and final instalment in this series focuses on the choice of packaging materials and the impact of that choice on the end of life options for the packaging, covering companies providing...
3 Nov 2014
THE PACKAGING SERIES
Packaged goods make a huge contribution to the New Zealand economy. In order to minimise the environment impact of those packaged goods it is essential that the packaging is designed to minimise...
3 Aug 2014
THE PACKAGING SERIES
Functionality is the primary consideration when designing packaging. Like a well planned war, the strategy and preparation that goes into what appears to be a simple package is a strategic exercise...