Eco news articles

What’s the right Ecotricity Price Plan for your home or business?

Posted On February 09, 2021

Ecotricity offers a range of price plans to choose from. We pass network charges at cost so that customers receive the cheapest and fair pricing deals possible. Ecotricity also displays all costs so that you have visibility on how much you’re paying and what for. For example, metering charges and daily admin fees. Did you […]

NZ Govt actions against Climate Change

Posted On February 02, 2021

The government is taking great urgency to tackle the climate crisis. Last year NZ declared a climate emergency, with the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern saying, “This declaration is an acknowledgment of the next generation. An acknowledgment of the burden that they will carry if we do not get this right and do not take action […]


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What happens to your EV battery when it’s replaced?

Posted On December 22, 2020

What happens to EV batteries when they are replaced. This is a question that pops up several times across our social media platforms, especially our dedicated EV channel, ecoTEC. There are concerns about are if the toxins from the battery packs in up in the landfill. Our friend, Nikki Gordon Bloomfield has addressed the question […]

Give Native Trees this Christmas with Million Metres!

Posted On December 08, 2020

Gift Native Trees this Christmas with SBN’s Million Metres Streams Project. The gift that will grow and help make a brighter future for generations to come. A taonga to support and show our love for our planet. Thanks to SBN’s Million Metres Streams Project, this Christmas, you can gift trees for friends and family to […]

Used Nissan Leaf buyer’s guide

Posted On November 11, 2020

After watching fair go the other night, we realized that buying used EV’s and understanding the state of battery health is a must for purchasing a used EV. The Nissan LEAF is the entry-level, starter electric car for most New Zealanders. There are several used models available in car dealerships and online. The reason being […]