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CANTERBURY PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE

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 a group of professional permaculturalists 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. To help us become more empowered and self resilient, whilst giving back to our living support system, Planet Earth...

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  • Non-Violent Communication - Compassionate Connections
    Non-Violent Communication - Compassionate Connections
    Sat, 20 Jul
    20 Jul 2024, 9:30 am – 22 Jul 2024, 4:30 am
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    20 Jul 2024, 9:30 am – 22 Jul 2024, 4:30 am
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    Introductory Weekend Workshop – 20th Based on Marshall B. Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Process Facilitated by Meagan Rutherford, assisted by Phil Toms
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  • Grow-Your-Own Food
    Grow-Your-Own Food
    Sat, 03 Aug
    03 Aug 2024, 8:30 am – 29 Sept 2024, 4:30 pm
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    03 Aug 2024, 8:30 am – 29 Sept 2024, 4:30 pm
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    A 6-day mini course held over 3 wkd's within the PDC. It covers Soil & Water, the foundation of healthy nutritious food. Growing Soil & Food the how to, tips & techniques and starters to take away. And, Integrated Growing Systems, showing the different growing styles & ways to combine your plantings
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  • Intro to Permaculture
    Intro to Permaculture
    Sat, 05 Oct
    05 Oct 2024, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    05 Oct 2024, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    Join us for a day to absorb the principles & ethics of permaculture through an informative card game of 36 examples of permaculture concepts & projects. Followed by permaculture zoning, environment sectors, and an input-output design.
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  • 2025 Permaculture Design Certificate Course
    2025 Permaculture Design Certificate Course
    The 10 module dates are displayed below
    The 10 module dates are displayed below
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    The 10 module dates are displayed below
    Climate Action Campus, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
    Learn key permaculture concepts, living-design systems & creative solutions that can be adopted into your life. These choices will change & improve the quality of your life & the environment you live & work in. Each module has a range of presentations, discussion, activities, handouts & resources.
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Traditional agriculture is labor intensive,

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

David Holmgren

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