Sustainable Home

Saving Water

The low-down on water conservation, from rainwater tanks to water-wise washing.

Saving Power

Come on and power through these easy ways to cut energy use!

Buying Green

Help the environment when you buy groceries, food, fish. Use these resources/apps.

Greener Gardening & Composting

Gardening for the eco-wise, plus tips on growing your own fresh food, and composting.

Natural Cleaning

Some of the chemicals used in our homes can be damaging to our health, the air, soil and waterways. Find some alternative cleaning methods here.

Better Buildings

Create a sustainable home with clever building design, landscaping and renovating ideas.

Planning for Renewable Energy Systems

Council consent, and the installation of renewable energy systems.


Get around our local area in an environmentally-friendly manner with cycling maps and tips on how to cut down vehicle use.

Keeping Bees

They're furry, they make honey: what's not to like!

Keeping Chickens

There are lots of great reasons to keep chickens, but there are also some regulations to keep in mind.