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CANTERBURY PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE

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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

Guidance & Inspiration

CONSULTATION

Getting the most out of a design

IMPLEMENTATION

Design and expertise come to life

 
Up Coming Courses
Social Permaculture May Module
Sat, May 09
Christchurch
May 09, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
The invisible structures & networks of social & cultural fabric that shape our lives & communities. The nature of values, personal beliefs, social design &community development. Ownership & access to resources. Our economic, education, health & wellbeing systems, governance & decision-making.
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Built Environment June Module
Sat, Jul 11
Christchurch
Jul 11, 9:00 AM – Jul 12, 4:30 PM
Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
Our urban environment, eco-buildings, natural materials & design, tiny home living, appropriate technology and energy solutions, plus ....
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Permaculture Design Certificate 2020 - 2021
Sat, Sep 19
Canterbury
Sep 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – Aug 22, 2021, 5:00 PM
Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand
10 weekend module location based learning course, held over a year on properties around Canterbury.
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Regeneration March Module
Sat, Mar 14
Canterbury
Mar 14, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand
The importance and usefulness of natural, restorative, and sustainable forestry. Zone 5 the need for wild areas. Plus, regeneration for our city, suburban and rural areas. Forest Ecology and tree systems & fundamental principles of designing and establishing a woodlot.
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Sumner Food Forest

Site Management

LYTTELTON COMMUNITY GARDEN

Orchard Development 

ROIMATA FOOD COMMONS

Food Forest Development

PAST PROJECTS

 

 

Traditional agriculture is labor intensive,

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

David Holmgren