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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

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 varying properties around Canterbury.
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Growing Soil & Plants
Sat, Nov 21
Old 7 Oaks Site
Nov 21, 8:45 PM – Nov 22, 3:00 PM
Old 7 Oaks Site, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
Zones 1 & 2 home & backyard food production: building soil, home garden systems, seasonal crop planting, care and rotation plans, the importance of pollination, manuring and nutrient recycling, propagation & transplanting, seed saving, plus more.
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Water & Soil
Sat, Oct 17
New Brighton Community Gardens
Oct 17, 8:45 PM – Oct 18, 3:00 PM
New Brighton Community Gardens, 136 Shaw Avenue, New Brighton, Christchurch 8083, New Zealand
Water & soil are the foundations of any productive growing system. This weekend brings a broad view of the nature and importance of water and soil, their sources, cycles & potential for human management, along with the importance and structure of the soil food web.
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Philosophy, Design & Patterns
Sat, Sep 19
New Brighton Community Garden
Sep 19, 8:45 PM – Sep 20, 3:00 PM
New Brighton Community Garden, 136 Shaw Avenue, New Brighton, Christchurch 8083, New Zealand
This module introduces the ethics & principles of permaculture along with the ecological & environment overviews. We will also share techniques for effective learning, & wholistic design methods, along with pattern understanding... The atmosphere, climate, weather & micro-climates, forecasting, air
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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

 
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Office Hours

Tuesday: 1 - 5 pm

Wednesday: 9 am - 5 pm

Thursday: 9 am - 4 pm