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Kāpiti Coast's Greenest Street competition

Kāpiti Coast's Greenest Street was launched in mid November 2010 and ran until late June 2011. Four Streets entered:

  • 'Kakariki Street', Paekākāriki;
  • Rainbow Court, Raumati South;
  • Avion Terrace, Raumati Beach; and
  • Te Roto Road, Ōtaki.

Te Roto Road was declared to be 'Kāpiti Coast's Greenest Street 2011'. Their average environmental footprint was reduced from 3.6 Earths to 2.6, a reduction of 29%.

The second round ran from early October 2011 to early June 2012, attracting three Streets:

  • Wellington Road North, Paekākāriki;
  • Grange Park Ave, Raumati South; and
  • Alexander Road North, Raumati Beach.

Alexander Road North won the title of 'Kāpiti Coast's Greenest Street 2012′. They entered the competition with an average environmental footprint of 3.3 Earths and finished with 2.7 Earths, a reduction of 18%.

The competition was then reviewed and a summary document created. A full discussion of the competition process, outcomes and benefits, participant's experiences and motivations is available on the Building Sustainable Communities: Kāpiti Coast's Greenest Street 2010-12 page.


Greenest Street 2010/2011

  Te Roto Road, Ōtaki is our Greenest Street on the Kāpiti Coast for the 2010/2011 competition.  From an environmental footprint of 3.6 "earths" nine months ago when the Greenest Street competition started, Te Roto Road now has a footprint of 2.6...

Greenest Street 2011/2012

Alexander Rd wins 2012 Greenest St title The 2012 winners of the Greenest St competition, Alexander Road North, made the biggest reductions in its environmental footprint and residents found greener ways of doing almost everything in their daily lives...