Celebrating XŌtaki, Ōtaki College, and Energise Ōtaki

Celebrating XŌtaki, Ōtaki College, and Energise Ōtaki

This weekend, April 26th and 27th 2019, is Ōtaki College’s 60th Reunion Weekend (you can register here) and we thought it would be a good opportunity to share this cool video that was made a couple of years ago celebrating XŌtaki (the Ōtaki College Alumni),...
Food and Energy: Harnessing Food & Organic Waste

Food and Energy: Harnessing Food & Organic Waste

At least 11 tonnes of food is wasted in Ōtaki town every week.  This amounts to about $500 per household being lost in a year, quite apart from the landfill emissions.  A huge amount of energy used to process and transport this food is also wasted.

Nufuels Ltd: The Solomon Islands Project

Nufuels Ltd: The Solomon Islands Project

In  late 2017 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade approved a grant for a pilot project with Ōtaki based renewable energy start-up business, Nufuels Ltd,  to review the feasibility of using small-scale batch pyrolysis systems in the Solomon Islands, to...
Nufuels Ltd: Used Tyres, Plastics and Recovered Energy

Nufuels Ltd: Used Tyres, Plastics and Recovered Energy

Nufuels Ltd. is an Ōtaki based renewable energy start-up company, which is in the process of developing a waste to energy batch pyrolysis technology which can ‘crack‘ tyres and plastics, effectively recovering liquid fuels, gases and chars (which can be used as a solid fuel).