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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

  • Permaculture Design Certificate 2021 - 2022
    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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  • Introduction to Permaculture
    Sat, 31 Jul
    Hassal Lane Community
    31 Jul, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Hassal Lane Community, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, 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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  • Cultural Strengthening
    Sat, 19 Jun
    Hassals Lane Community
    19 Jun, 8:45 pm – 20 Jun, 3:00 pm
    Hassals Lane Community, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, 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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Sumner Food Forest

Site Management

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7Oaks Community Site

Educational Programme

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Ōtākaro Orchard

Site Management

PAST PROJECTS

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Traditional agriculture is labor intensive,

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

David Holmgren