Tag Archives: Water conservation

Low-Impact, Natural Landscaping

Kakariki Streeters live by the beach and we’ve all got gardens. And with gardens and landscaping in mind, fortunately there is an abundance of useful natural materials to be found both on our beach and in the neighborhood. The issues … Continue reading

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The Gibson-McNeill Household

The Kakariki Street Project has been an incredible journey for us which I’m only just beginning to fully appreciate as we put together our lists of achievements over the past 9 months. I am so heartened by everyone’s efforts and … Continue reading

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The Amery-Zwartz Household

Kakariki Street has brought our community closer together, enriching our lives and doing better by the environment at the same time. Instead of a `nice-to-have’ add-on, sustainable living is an intrinsic part of our lives. We share more, talk more, grow more … Continue reading

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Low Flush Toilet No.8 Styles!

Our toilet is old-school. I’m not sure how many liters the cistern holds, but it flushes a great torrent of water each time and there are no half measures. So what to do about it? I considered getting a new … Continue reading

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Rainbarrels

Today we had a workshop on setting up rainwater collection barrels. The great thing about these is that you gain a store of water to get you through the hot summer months when water restrictions are in place. Even if … Continue reading

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