Ōtaki Bike Space

Ōtaki Bike Space

Ōtaki Bike Space Gifting and repairing bikes in the community Since 2017, the Ōtaki Bike Space has been accepting pre-loved bikes from the community, repairing them and re-gifting them.  One idea is children can swap out their bikes as they grow.  The Ōtaki Bike Space...
Ōtaki Curtain Bank

Ōtaki Curtain Bank

Ōtaki Curtain Bank The Ōtaki Curtain Bank is an initiative of Energise Ōtaki in partnership with the Sustainability Trust in Wellington, supported by the Kapiti Coast District Counciland the Citizens Advice Bureau Ōtaki. Households with a Community Services Card can...
Solar Farm and Community Investment Fund

Solar Farm and Community Investment Fund

Energise Ōtaki has, with a generous funding of $407,000 from the Wellington Community Trust, set up two solar systems to generate power to go straight to users within the community.

The Ōtaki Curtain Bank

The Ōtaki Curtain Bank

Energise Ōtaki runs the Ōtaki Curtain Bank, providing curtains to locals to help keep their homes warm.

Food and Energy: Ōtaki College Community Garden

Food and Energy: Ōtaki College Community Garden

Discussions with Ōtaki College identified that the College had one of the few college horticulture blocks remaining in the country and that the College was keen to see it and the associated curriculum developed.  A small community garden was in place but it was...
Ōtaki College Swimming Pool Thermal Solar Array

Ōtaki College Swimming Pool Thermal Solar Array

In 2017/18 Energise Ōtaki facilitated the redeployment of some of the thermal solar panels previously used at the Ōtaki Swimming Pool to the Ōtaki College swimming pool.  The project was taken up by the XŌtaki College Foundation Trust as part of a wider refurbishment...