A project in achievable sustainability!
As a journey in sustainable, eco-focused building, the goal of The Hawea Grove project is to create a tasteful, sustainable living and visitor sanctuary, among a grove of established fruit and nut trees.
Here at haweagrove.nz we will be documenting this journey through a webisode series, with accompanying editorial, chronicling the twists and turns of the building and growing process, from a rookie’s perspective.
From planning to planting, read the latest happenings from The Hawea Grove.
Episode 05 begins with an update on progress so far, then continues into some of the decisions and dilemmas that come with concrete and steel – two materials that have particularly high carbon emissions in their manufacturing process.
We're four episodes deep now and the support for our unique project is growing quickly. A huge THANK YOU to our latest four supporting partners...We're really excited to announce our fourth round of partners... Queenstown Lakes District Council A few months back we...
As with any new build, consent from the council can be a fickle process. With a project like this and with Covid-19 rearing it's ugly head in the middle of the process, we were expecting some big challenges. But we were pleasantly surprised!Building Consent Challenges...
The full webisode series can be viewed and subscribed to on Youtube.