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Good Energy Groundbreakers

Good Energy Groundbreakers are New Zealanders from all walks of life leading the way to a zero-carbon Aotearoa. Each of them has overcome the challenge of transitioning to cleaner energy, proving that as a country we have the ideas, the technology and the ambition to make this happen.

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An eco lodge worthy of its name

In the Central North Island, a unique lodge is proving it's possible to run an eco friendly tourism business in Aotearoa without burning through fossil fuels.

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Electrifying a tractor

Electrifying a tractor doesn’t just make it cleaner and cheaper to run. It also makes it exponentially more useful, according to Canterbury-based innovator Duncan Aitken.

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How to electrify an orchard

How a small farm near Wānaka changed one couple’s lives - and kickstarted a global movement to grow food completely free of fossil fuels.

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Commercial cleaning goes green

Every day, hundreds of commercial water blasters are pressed into service around New Zealand. They keep our built environments clean and pleasant to use. But there’s a catch. They’re surprisingly bad for the environment.

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The electric lawncare revolution

If Wayne Ruscoe is right, the days of having your peaceful weekends ruined by the sound of lawnmowers and leaf blowers will soon be over.

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