Community Expos

Community Expos

Energise Ōtaki regularly attends the Ōtaki Community Expo and other community events such as Matariki, to both publicise what is being done and services available and to support the events generally. Publicising the Curtain Bank has been an important...
Otaki Energy use: report 2018

Otaki Energy use: report 2018

Baseline Data In 2012 Kāpiti Coast District Council commissioned a study on energy use in Ōtaki, along with a snapshot of available and emerging technology paths from technology experts Greenchip.  The report found that Greater Ōtaki uses approximately 161...
ZEV Battery Rubbish Truck

ZEV Battery Rubbish Truck

The Kāpiti Coast District Council purchased a battery-electric refuse truck developed and built by local clean tech company Zero Emission Vehicles Ltd, and the first of its kind in the Southern hemisphere.  The ‘Enviro 9000’ truck which went into service in 2013 is...
Insulation for Homes

Insulation for Homes

From time to time the government has provided funding to assist in the insulation of homes for owner occupiers and rental housing if the owner/occupier has a community services card.  Energise Ōtaki and other community groups have worked to promote this available fund...