Hello from Rotorua

TinaBen

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Hello from Rotorua NZ! We are a couple with interest in all things self sufficient/ sustainable and eco frindly, generating much of our own energy with solar and growing food on our no dig 1/4 acre plot and poly tunnel for ourselves and community donations.
 
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Welcome Tina and Ben , a part of the world I have yet to experience , it's on the bucket list , good luck with your venture and happy gardening cheers Raymondo
 

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Welcome Tina and Ben , a part of the world I have yet to experience , it's on the bucket list , good luck with your venture and happy gardening cheers Raymondo
Thanks Raymondo! Yes its beautiful and a good climate for growing . Where are you?
 

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Thanks Raymondo! Yes its beautiful and a good climatefor growing . Where areyou
 

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Hi guys , we are just outside Noosa in Queensland , great for growing all year round , always interested in anything alternative , energy , food , medicine , this planet is an amazing place we need to care for it more , cheers for now Raymondo
 

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Thank you! I try my best - still lots of room to improve :)
You have your own style mate . Alot to learn making them eh? We do a fair amount for work , the drone a handy piece of kit though !!
 

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Yeah, I could do with a drone... I had some film students take footage with a drone at our place last year and that is handy but I would like to get more current video.
 

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Yeah, I could do with a drone... I had some film students take footage with a drone at our place last year and that is handy but I would like to get more current video.
We got the dji mavic air, highly recommended. Amazing features and so easy to use. On an unrelated topic I see from your videos you have solar, what system is it?
 

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We got the dji mavic air, highly recommended. Amazing features and so easy to use. On an unrelated topic I see from your videos you have solar, what system is it?
I have read the air is a very good drone yes - I nearly got one myself.

Our solar system is 5kw - German panels with a Chinese inverter. We had it installed several years ago now (2012) and it's still going well. No way does it fully power our home and we don't have a battery either but the savings are noticeable.
 

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I have read the air is a very good drone yes - I nearly got one myself.

Our solar system is 5kw - German panels with a Chinese inverter. We had it installed several years ago now (2012) and it's still going well. No way does it fully power our home and we don't have a battery either but the savings are noticeable.
Yes I bet, we have a redback, from Brisbane I believe, only 4kw but luckily they threw in a battery for us 9kwh which makes a huge difference, great for charging the ev's esp in summer . Do you have an episode on the solar on your channel?
 

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