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...
Rod Oram Talks

Rod Oram Talks

In 2015 Energise Ōtaki invited Rod Oram to give two talks on energy futures, community action and models for change and the politics of energy. They were extremely popular. They were filmed and the record along with a copy of the material provided by Rod are...
The Public Infrastructure and Council Services focus area

The Public Infrastructure and Council Services focus area

Kapiti Coast District Council has a strong interest in clean technology as an economic development opportunity.  Underpinning this is a long term interest in sustainable development and how it can manage its services and infrastructure sustainably,  including reducing climate change impacts. 

A number of its initiatives already contribute to the Energise Otaki vision including photovoltaic installations at the swimming pool and hall, installation of LED lights, the cycleways programme, ensuring its stormwater and wastewater pumping systems are energy efficient. 

This focus area reports briefly on relevant Council projects and also provides information on how the community can get involved in Council decision-making on relevant projects.