Courses

  • 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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  • Water & Soil - Module 2
    Sat, 16 Oct
    2 Locations New Brighton & Waltam
    16 Oct, 8:30 am – 17 Oct, 4:00 pm
    2 Locations New Brighton & Waltam, New Brighton Community Gardens
    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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  • Permaculture Book Club - November: BRAIDING SWEATGRASS
    03 Nov, 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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  • Growing Soil & Plants
    Sat, 20 Nov
    2 Locations - Waltham & New Brighton
    20 Nov, 8:30 am – 21 Nov, 4:00 pm
    2 Locations - Waltham & New Brighton, 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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  • Permaculture Book Club - December: DESIGNING REGENERATIVE CULTURES
    01 Dec, 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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  • Intro to Permaculture
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Christchurch
    04 Dec, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Christchurch, 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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  • Permaculture Book Club - January: PLURIVERSE
    05 Jan 2022, 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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  • Permaculture Book Club - February: THE PERMACULTURE CITY
    02 Feb 2022, 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 2022, 8:30 am – 20 Feb 2022, 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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  • Permaculture Book Club - March: ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE
    02 Mar 2022, 6:00 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Welcome to our new event. 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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  • Designing for Regeneration - Module 5
    19 Mar 2022, 8:30 am – 20 Mar 2022, 4:00 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Regeneration for our city, suburban and rural areas. The importance of forest ecology and tree systems, the usefulness of natural, restorative and sustainable forestry, & fundamental principles of designing and establishing a woodlot. Plus, zone 5: the need for wild areas.
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  • Permaculture Book Club - April: IMAGINING DECOLONISATION
    06 Apr 2022, 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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  • Built Environment - Module 6
    Sat, 16 Apr
    Christchurch
    16 Apr 2022, 8:30 am – 17 Apr 2022, 4:00 pm
    Christchurch, 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    We will cover urban living design; Natural building design - orientation & layout for natural environments & land formation, and renewable resources. Appropriate technology & sources of energy, including fossil fuels, physical renewable & bio-renewable and energy alternatives available.
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  • Permaculture Book Club - May: VANISHING NATURE
    04 May 2022, 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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  • Invisible Structures - Module 7
    Sat, 21 May
    Christchurch
    21 May 2022, 8:30 am – 22 May 2022, 4:00 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    The networks that form the social & cultural fabric that shapes our lives, our communities and the social design & community development. This covers economic, education, governance and decision-making processes for healthy & resilient projects, people & places.
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  • Permaculture Book Club - June: THE ART OF FRUGAL HEDONISM
    01 Jun 2022, 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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  • Cultural Strengthening - Module 8
    Sat, 18 Jun
    Christchurch
    18 Jun 2022, 8:30 pm
    Christchurch, 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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  • Permaculture Philosophy, Design and Patterns - Module 1
    18 Sep, 8:30 am – 19 Sep, 4:30 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Introducing the ethics & principles of permaculture along with the ecological & environment overviews. We will share techniques for effective learning, & wholistic design methods: Along with pattern understanding, the atmosphere, climate, weather & micro-climates, forecasting, air quality, pollution
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Past Events

  • 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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  • Water & Soil - Module 2
    Sat, 16 Oct
    2 Locations New Brighton & Waltam
    16 Oct, 8:30 am – 17 Oct, 4:00 pm
    2 Locations New Brighton & Waltam, New Brighton Community Gardens
    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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  • Growing Soil & Plants
    Sat, 20 Nov
    2 Locations - Waltham & New Brighton
    20 Nov, 8:30 am – 21 Nov, 4:00 pm
    2 Locations - Waltham & New Brighton, 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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  • Intro to Permaculture
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Christchurch
    04 Dec, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Christchurch, 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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  • Integrated Growing Systems - Module 4
    Sat, 19 Feb
    Multiple Locations
    19 Feb 2022, 8:30 am – 20 Feb 2022, 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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  • Permaculture Philosophy, Design and Patterns - Module 1
    18 Sep, 8:30 am – 19 Sep, 4:30 pm
    Christchurch, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Introducing the ethics & principles of permaculture along with the ecological & environment overviews. We will share techniques for effective learning, & wholistic design methods: Along with pattern understanding, the atmosphere, climate, weather & micro-climates, forecasting, air quality, pollution
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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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  •  Invisible Structures
    Sat, 22 May
    Avebury House
    22 May, 8:45 pm – 23 May, 3:00 pm
    Avebury House , 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013
    The networks that form the social & cultural fabric that shapes our lives, our communities and the social design & community development. This covers economic, education, governance and decision-making processes for healthy & resilient projects, people & places.
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  • Built Environment
    Sat, 24 Apr
    Avebury House
    24 Apr, 8:45 pm – 25 Apr, 3:00 pm
    Avebury House, 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    We will cover urban living design; Natural building design - orientation & layout for natural environments & land formation, and renewable resources. Appropriate technology & sources of energy, including fossil fuels, physical renewable & bio-renewable and energy alternatives available. And, ...
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  • Designing for Regeneration
    Sat, 20 Mar
    Multiple sites
    20 Mar, 8:45 pm – 21 Mar, 3:00 pm
    Multiple sites, 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    Regeneration for our city, suburban and rural areas. The importance of forest ecology and tree systems, the usefulness of natural, restorative and sustainable forestry, & fundamental principles of designing and establishing a woodlot. Plus, zone 5: the need for wild areas.
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  • Integrated Growing Systems
    Sat, 20 Feb
    Multiple sites
    20 Feb, 8:45 pm – 21 Feb, 3:00 pm
    Multiple sites, 156 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, 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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  • Growing Soil & Plants
    Sat, 21 Nov
    Old 7 Oaks Site
    21 Nov 2020, 8:45 pm – 22 Nov 2020, 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, 17 Oct
    New Brighton Community Gardens
    17 Oct 2020, 8:45 pm – 18 Oct 2020, 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, 19 Sep
    New Brighton Community Garden
    19 Sep 2020, 8:45 pm – 20 Sep 2020, 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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  • Permaculture Design Certificate  2020 - 2021
    19 Sep 2020, 9:00 am – 22 Aug 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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  • Introduction to Permaculture
    Sat, 15 Aug
    61 Jacksons Road
    15 Aug 2020, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
    61 Jacksons Road, 61 Jacksons Road, Lyttelton 8082, 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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  • Built Environment June Module
    Sat, 11 Jul
    Avebury House
    11 Jul 2020, 9:00 am – 12 Jul 2020, 4:30 pm
    Avebury House, 9 Eveleyn Couzins Avenue, Richmond, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
    This weekend is about the urban environment, appropriate technology and energy solutions, eco-buildings, natural building design & materials & design, plus ideas to retrofit your properties.
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