Some many months ago an advert touting laser engravers showed up.
Solar Power and Back Up Generator
We realised from day one we would need a back up generator for those dark days. And so purchased a Hyundai 5 kw diesel plant from Trade Tested.
SIESA Reneg on Previous Agreement over Grid Tied Solar Power Installations.
On Monday Shane from Tansley Electrical arrived to install our final 3 kw of solar panels to bring both inverter arrays up to full capacity.
Rimu and Coprosma Mast years and parakeet nesting success
Days are shortening quickly, especially noticeable since we went back onto NZ standard time. And although we’ve had a lot of lovely fine days on Stewart Island, it is definitely cooler.
Last October Rakiurs Hertzoff asked me if I would take a podcaster to Ulva Island. And so I found myself hosting Jim Metzner.
I’ve been carting water for our lawn and vegie garden since early December. Technically Stewart Island is temperate rain forest. We actually don’t have a particularly high annual rainfall, these last 10 years averaging around 1.43 m.