Off The Grid With Pio

October 2020
26:05

Season 1, Episode 8 - Solscape

3.0 5 x
Pio and his electric bike make their way to Whaingaroa/Raglan to visit an off the grid ecolodge called Solscape.
25:59

Season 1, Episode 7 - Reuben Taipari

4.0 2 x
Pio learns about harvesting and hunting sustainability using the maramataka, the traditional Maori calendar and how to best use gravity for your off the grid water supply.
26:08

Season 1, Episode 6 - Great Barrier/aotea Island Business

4.0 3 x
Caleb Clarke has a dream of setting up a brewery on the island, and now he shares with Pio how that dream is coming true.
26:10

Season 1, Episode 5 - Gus Anning And Sarah Rowe

4.0 3 x
Gus and Sarah live in Pukenui Valley in the Coromandel, where they have built an earthship. This is a whare constructed using tyres rammed with earth, with large windows angled towards the sun.
26:04

Season 1, Episode 4 - Mathew And Margaret-Rose Ngawaka

4.0 4 x
Pio learns how the Ngawaka have become experts at sustaining themselves. They have a huge range for crops and animals, and they are whizzes at preserving, freezing, brewing and pickling.
September 2020
25:51

Season 1, Episode 3 - Briar Hale

4.0 7 x
Pio discovers the joys of living in a tiny house when he visits Briar Hale on Waiheke island in the Hauraki Gulf. Briar is teacher and a pakeha fluent in Te Reo.
25:52

Season 1, Episode 2 - Mike And Karina Mihaka-Edmonds

3.0 3 x
Pio gets to try his hand at making soap, learns how Mike and Karina grow crops on their land to eat and to swap with neighbours and gets a look inside Mike's off the grid man-cave.
25:49

Season 1, Episode 1 - Simone And Gerry Magner

4.0 9 x
Pio travels to Ohakana Island in the Ohiwa harbour in the Bay of Plenty to meet Simone and Gerry Magner to learn about solar power, how to keep bees and the joys of collecting oysters.
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