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NZ’s Mean Green Machines Mows Down Emissions

August 17, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles

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Zero Emission. Low maintenance. Zero gas These quiet electric Lawnmowers require little maintenance and do a great job of maintaining the lawns. AND that’s not even the best part! Mean Green Mowers have said “We also offset all our unavoidable emissions incurred in the running of our business. This can include emissions for air travel, […]

eFerries Make Waves in Scandinavia

June 29, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles


Siemens have just announced the release of the world’s fourth battery-driven ferry. Siemens have already developed eFerries for Norwegian ship owner Norled and Finnish shipping company FinFerries, further reinforcing Scandinavia’s reputation as world leaders in environmentally-friendly technologies. The first ferry of its kind, Ampere was put into operation in Norway in May 2015. Since then the […]

Auckland’s EV Transit Lane Trial

June 29, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles

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The NZ Transport Agency is consulting on a proposal to allow electric vehicles access to specified special vehicles lanes. And we’re left wondering why Auckland City Council isn’t a driving force behind the decision? The proposed bylaw will allow EVs access to 11 priority bypass lanes at state highway onramps in Auckland, for a 12 […]

The Heat is On! London Temperatures Spark Level 3 Amber Alert

June 26, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Solar, Wind


As global temperatures continue to rise and air quality worsens, the reality of climate change is beginning to make us sweat well into winter. And we’re not the first ones to make the link to climate change. It’s somewhat ironic that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have warned that higher temperatures caused by climate change […]

STOKED is Stoked to be Powered by 100% carboNZero Certified Electricity

June 23, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero


Ecotricity is STOKED to announce that Stoked restaurant in Whitianga is now powered by NZs only 100% carboNZero Certified Renewable Electricity Located at waters edge with beautiful views of Whitianga beach, Stoked offers an array of food and beverages to suit everyone. The stunning natural scenery and use of fresh local seafood give you a taste […]

MoleMap Powered by 100% carboNZero Certified Electricity – With a Life Saving offer for you this June

June 22, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Solar


  Not only has MoleMap joined Ecotricity – But they’re also extending a great offer to welcome Ecotricity and new patients this month! The sun is great for your roof to generate electricity from, but can be harmful for your skin. MoleMap was founded by dermatologists to wage a war on melanoma and have recently […]

COAL is CAPUT in India and the UK

May 13, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Solar, Wind


India invests in Green Energy, while the UK goes Coal Free for the first time in 135 Years Since being elected Donald Trump has done a lot to, in his words “end the war on coal”. Similarly, Minister Stephen Joyce (Not Choice) wants to open up new coal mines on the West Coast. Thankfully, on the […]

Celebrate our 47th EARTH DAY by putting a STOP to harmful Fossil Fuels

April 20, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Electric Vehicles, Solar, Wind


It’s now so much easier to say goodbye to harmful fossil fuels. Here are THREE EASY WAYS to drop your emissions, and how long it will take you to make the changes. The average household can save around 90,000 kilograms CO2e emissions over a 10 year period by making these changes. Let’s get started. It’s now […]

Wind Blows Hydro out of the Water

March 1, 2017 | Hannah Muir | carboNZero, Wind


WIND is now the largest source of Renewable Electricity in the US. New Wind Generation has achieved near record growth with the second strongest quarter ever for a newly installed capacity, according to a report released by American Wind Energy Association in early February. Oil, Gas and Coal on the Way Out Wind power has not […]

T2 T3 Lane Access for Electric Vehicles

January 27, 2017 | Hannah Muir | Electric Vehicles

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If you’re not already looking to change to an Electric Vehicle (EV), now is the time. New Zealand Transport Authority have announced that six T2 and T3 lanes in Auckland will be open to EVs for a trial period, beginning March 6th. Trials will begin in Grafton, Sylvia Park, Henderson, Mt Wellington and Mangere.  More details on each […]

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