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CANTERBURY PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE

Take Control of Your Future

WE ARE ...

A group of professional permaculturalist who consult, design, implement and teach. We hold permaculture, its ethics, and principles within our daily lives and believe that it has the tools and processes to aid us all in the changing times. And, help us to become more empowered and self resilient, whilst giving back to our living support system, Planet Earth.

HANDS-ON APPROACH

TEACHING

Lights in the Dark

Guidance & Inspiration

CONSULTATION

Watercolor Painting

Getting the most out of a design

IMPLEMENTATION

Rake and Hoes

Design and expertise come to life

 

Up Coming Courses

  • Sat, 22 May
    Multiple sites
    22 May, 8:45 pm – 23 May, 3:00 pm
    Multiple sites, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch
    ... Are the networks that form the social & cultural fabric that shape our lives and communitie, social design & community development. The forms of ownership and access to resources. Our economic, education, governance and decision-making processes for healthy & resilient projects, people & places.
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  • Sat, 19 Jun
    Avebury House
    19 Jun, 8:45 pm – 20 Jun, 3:00 pm
    Avebury House, 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    ... is about the cultural dynamic within the well-being of communities & of ourselves, and covers foundation of social permaculture & the people care ethic. We look at the emotional, physical, mental and spiritual support systems, through the seasons of the year.
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  • 18 Sep 2021, 8:45 am – 21 Aug 2022, 3:00 pm
    Multiple sites, Canterbury, New Zealand
    10 weekend module location based learning course, held over a year on varying properties around Canterbury.
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  • Sat, 24 Apr
    Avebury House
    24 Apr, 8:45 pm – 25 Apr, 3:00 pm
    Avebury House, 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    We will cover urban living design; Natural building design - orientation & layout for natural environments & land formation, and renewable resources. Appropriate technology & sources of energy, including fossil fuels, physical renewable & bio-renewable and energy alternatives available. And, ...
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Traditional agriculture is labor intensive,

industrial agriculture is energy intensive, and permaculture is information and design-intensive.

David Holmgren