Wellington Regional Healthy Housing Group (WRHHG) is made up of central government departments, local councils, district health boards and Regional Public Health, as well as research, social outreach, health and community organisations. Their vision is that: ‘EVERYONE IN THE WELLINGTON REGION LIVES IN WARM, DRY AND SAFE HOUSING BY 2025’.
The Sustainability Trust is a social enterprise that supports sustainable living. They say “When it comes to healthy homes, helping people to reduce their impact on the environment and giving back to the community, we’ve got all the bases covered”. Energise Ōtaki work closely with the Sustainability Trust to operate the Ōtaki Curtain Bank.
The Ōtaki Energy Co-operative Ltd. trading as Coastal Energy has been established in 2014 as a mechanism to achieve direct investment in renewable energy production projects in Ōtaki and its surrounds. Several projects have been completed, among others an installation at Te Kura-ā-Iwi O Whakatupuranga Rua Mano in Tasman Road.