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Customer Photo Contest Winners
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Customer Photo Contest Winners
At the start of last 2023, we asked our customers to send in their best pictures of their GridFree life. We had loads of awesome responses and it was really hard to pick just 10 winners - but here ...
'Our Tiny Project' in Raglan
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'Our Tiny Project' in Raglan
"We've been living off grid for 9 months now, thanks in part to our Lifestyle Kit (which even charges our electric car!) Now we are running workshops to help others do the same! Loving being off gr...
Sharron and Scott's Lifestyle Block in Northland
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Sharron and Scott's Lifestyle Block in Northland
The realities of off-grid living are often not as glamorous as we make them out to be on video, so today we're going to dig a little deeper into those realities - the challenges the rewards and...
We Gave Away a Solar Kit to Rob
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We Gave Away a Solar Kit to Rob
Last year to celebrate and give back to our growing GridFree community we gave away a Bach Kit to Leah in Pipiwai. After seeing so many deserving entries and the impact it had on Leah's life, we de...
Wade's Lifestyle Kit in Northland
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Wade's Lifestyle Kit in Northland
"I have just completed my build and I am totally off grid. I would like to say a big thanks to the guys at the GridFree store I purchased their lifestyle kit and I could not be happier. It is worki...
Colin's Freedom Kit in Opotiki
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Colin's Freedom Kit in Opotiki
"I had my Freedom Kit installed 10 Oct and it is running beautifully with no issues at all. We've had a couple of times where there were 2-3 days in a row of rain and cloud and I had no issues at a...
Travelling K's Off-Grid Cabin
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Travelling K's Off-Grid Cabin
"I couldn't go back to Suburbia after this, no. I'm proud of the fact that we did this and we had a baby. I'm going to find it interesting that I grew up with power on the tap, but my son Reese won...
Revisiting Leah in Pipiwai
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Revisiting Leah in Pipiwai
Last year to celebrate our growing off-grid community, we decided to give away one of our most popular kits, the Bach Kit. We had a lot of entries and the winner was Leah, here in Pīpīwai. We're ba...
Steve's Passive House
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Steve's Passive House
A passive house is a low energy, healthy home, which I think is the future of grid free living. Today I'm in the Coromandel where Steve is building one. Let's go check it out. "Living in a very iso...
Morgan and Jessica's Yurt
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Morgan and Jessica's Yurt
Dreaming of more space, warmer weather, and a slower lifestyle, Morgan and Jessica left suburban Wellington for a bare acre in Waipu. During one of their first nights on the land with just a cabin ...
Rory and Paulette's Tiny Houses
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Rory and Paulette's Tiny Houses
"I think the best part of being off-grid and having solar is just the freedom. Both the financial and physical freedom to do what we want and that we can share this with our family. Our minimal foo...
Tom's Tiny House Interview
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Tom's Tiny House Interview
Living simply and within your means is the most common value when it comes to going GridFree. From living in a compact space, to reducing your consumption and being completely self-sufficient this ...

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