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CANTERBURY PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE

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, to help us to become more empowered and self resilient, whilst giving back to our living support system, Planet Earth...

LATEST UPDATES

Permaculture Design Cetificate
is all GO for the 18th!

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Permaculture Book Club
1st Wed of the Month
Starting October

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Up Coming

  • Permaculture Design Certificate 2021 - 2022
    18 Sep 2021, 8:30 am – 21 Aug 2022, 4:00 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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  • Book Club - February: DESIGNING REGENERATIVE CULTURES
    02 Feb, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Welcome to our new event held on the 1st Wednesday of every month. We gather to dicuss a series of books that dig deep into topics that matter and can bring alternative solutions with others who are passionate about change.
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  • Integrated Growing Systems - Module 4
    Sat, 19 Feb
    Multiple Locations
    19 Feb, 8:30 am – 20 Feb, 4:00 pm
    Multiple Locations, 227 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Zone 3-4: orchard and food forest layout & design, regenerative agriculture & crops, and agroforestry systems. We also cover the management and care of large animals, including the effects of grazing and manuring, water demands, and the construction of animal structures.
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  • Book Club - March: PLURIVERSE
    Wed, 02 Mar
    Christchurch
    02 Mar, 6:00 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Welcome to our new event held on the 1st Wednesday of every month. We gather to dicuss a series of books that dig deep into topics that matter and can bring alternative solutions with others who are passionate about change.
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HANDS-ON APPROACH

TEACHING

CONSULTATION

IMPLEMENTATION

Lights in the Dark

Guidance & Inspiration

Watercolor Painting

Getting the most out of a design

Rake and Hoes

Design and expertise come to life

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Sumner Food Forest

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Hassals Lane Communtiy

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Ōtākaro Orchard

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Traditional agriculture is labor intensive,

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

David Holmgren