The Energise Ōtaki vision depends on a network of organisations, businesses and individuals to make it work. As this network grows the opportunities for new projects and innovative thinking grows with it.
The Otaki Community Board, chaired by James Cootes, was an early developer and supporter of the Energise Otaki concept and and an active participant in the process. http://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/Your-Council/Elected-Members/Community-Board-Members/Otaki-Community-Board-Members/
A major economic development area within the town with an owner who subscribes fully to a vision of developing a clean technology hub at Ōtaki for the Kāpiti Coast and for the Wellington region. The Park provides active support for the overall concept and key projects. http://www.ctcpark.co.nz/
Nufuels Ltd. is an Ōtaki based renewable energy start-up company.
A discussion on Food Security in Ōtaki.
Key organisations who provide active support for the Energise Ōtaki initiative.
Transition Town Otaki is a charitable trust seeking to undertake initiatives that help the local community be more resilient and sustainable. Initiatives that, for instance, reduce our carbon footprint, enable lower energy usage, or promote local food production. http://transitiontown.otaki.org.nz/
The college is a very active participant in Energise Otaki and is currently the focus of a number of major projects during 2014. http://www.otakicollege.school.nz/
The Otaki Mail, the local newspaper, takes a strong interest in reporting on the development of the Energise Otaki concept and the establishment of clean technology businesses in Otaki. http://www.otakimail.co.nz
Our next Meeting is Wednesday 12th June at 5pm at LOCO owners’ Strawbale home. It will be a wonderful chance to experience strawbale living.
My Web Workshop designed, built and hosts this website. It also does the posters, and other graphic design work for Energise Otaki.
Early developer of Energise Ōtaki concept, active participant in Energise Ōtaki processes, and highly innovative in its delivery of energy, climate change management programmes, support funding and its energy initiatives for Council assets and services. https://kapiticoast.govt.nz