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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.

The Hawea Grove is  finalist in the “Communicating for Impact” category for the 2020 Sustainable Business Awards.

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 consumer’s perspective.

Latest Articles

From planning to planting, read the latest happenings from The Hawea Grove.

Episode 13: Waste Diversion

Episode 13: Waste Diversion

With the help of Queenstown Lakes District Council, it has been a goal of ours to minimise our waste as much as possible and document the diversion options we encounter in doing so. This episode tells that story and includes Wanaka Wastebusters, the new Wanaka...

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Episode 12: A House of Hemp

Episode 12: A House of Hemp

IT'S HEMPCRETE TIME! In this episode, Locky and Joel from Erkhart Construction take us through the process of building with hempcrete. We also talk to Dave from Hempfarm NZ to hear about the coming Christchurch processing plant.The Series The objective is to showcase...

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Embodied Carbon of Thermally Modified Timber

Embodied Carbon of Thermally Modified Timber

Keen to understand more about thermally modified timber and why it is so environmentally friendly? Abodo Wood recently published a report about the embodied energy and global warming potential of their Vulcan product, which is used as a cladding and decking. In short,...

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Latest Episode

The full webisode series can be viewed and subscribed to on Youtube.

Project Partners

A huge shoutout to our project partners. Big or small we couldn’t be doing this without you!

Keen to get involved? Drop us an email on kiaora@haweagrove.nz

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