Educating and assisting in the adoption of zero carbon renewable energy technology

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About us

The Better NZ Trust has been #LeadingTheCharge since January 2015.

We have a vision to create environmental, financial and health benefits for all New Zealanders through education, and assisting in the adoption of zero carbon renewable energy technologies. Championing sustainable initiatives for a better future for all of New Zealand is at the core of all that we do.

Thank you so much for your support, we are excited to continue our work and to meet more people who are as excited as we are about a Better NZ for all of us.

NZ Sustainability – The Good

2700 Plug-in Electric Cars January 2017
2700
5000 Tonnes of CO2 avoided by use of Plug – in Cars
5000
45,000 People Cycling to work - last census information
45000
80% of NZ Electricity produced from renewable sources
80

NZ Sustainability – the Bad and the Ugly

69% Increase in Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transport 1990 - 2013
69
$7 Billion - Annual Cost of Imported Oil
7
NZ ranking in Climate Change Performance (42/58 countries)
42
111.4% NET Emission increase 1990 – 2012
111

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Ride

30 million Electric Bikes were sold in 2012…
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Charge

“What if I want to Drive from Auckland to Wellington?”…
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Drive

We want NZ to get the “EV grin”…
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Educate

The Better NZ Trust programme…
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Resources

Links to reports, statistics and more…
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Renewable

Solar, Wind, Hydro, GeoThermal…
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Sponsors

The Better NZ Trust has a vision to create environmental, financial and health benefits for all New Zealanders through education, and assisting in the adoption of zero carbon renewable energy technologies. Championing sustainable initiatives for a better future for all of New Zealand is at the core of all that we do.

To effectively realise this vision we need your support.

Please use the contact us form if you would like to find out more about the Trust and how you can help us achieve our vision.