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EPISODE 06: Waste Management

EPISODE 06: Waste Management

Do you realise how much waste a standard 3-bed new build creates? In this episode we explore some of the issues around construction industry waste, on-site recycling setups and seek advice from the local Queenstown Lakes District Council. The Series The objective is...
EPISODE 05: The Concrete and Steel Dilemma

EPISODE 05: The Concrete and Steel Dilemma

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.

EPISODE 04: Project Lockdown

EPISODE 04: Project Lockdown

Project Lockdown moves away from the sustainable building angle a little, taking a more personal approach and exploring what happened at the Grove during the Covid-19 crisis. It was certainly a memorable time for everyone who joined us and we thank you all for being a...
EPISODE 03: On the Road to Meet the Experts

EPISODE 03: On the Road to Meet the Experts

Episode 03 takes a different approach, going on the road to visit an energy modelling expert as well as checking out the first hempcrete house that was built in this region. We had originally intended to finish this episode with the harvesting of hemp fields up in...
EPISODE 01 RELEASED

EPISODE 01 RELEASED

This is the beginning! Episode 01 of The Hawea Grove series is out… This has been a dream in the making for a few years now. The goal of this series to document our journey into eco building, from the perspective of a consumer with little experience in the...