Courses

  • Cultural Strengthening - Module 8
    Sat, 16 Jul
    Christchurch
    16 Jul, 8:30 pm – 17 Jul, 4:30 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 Design Certificate 2022 - 2023
    27 Aug 2022, 8:30 am – 23 Jul 2023, 4:30 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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Past Events

  • Invisible Structures - Module 7
    Sat, 18 Jun
    Christchurch
    18 Jun, 8:30 am – 19 Jun, 4:30 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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  • Book Club: THE PERMACULTURE CITY
    Wed, 01 Jun
    Christchurch
    01 Jun, 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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  • Intro to Permaculture
    Sat, 28 May
    Seven Oaks Community
    28 May, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
    Seven Oaks 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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  • Built Environment - Module 6
    Sat, 21 May
    7 Oaks Community
    21 May, 8:30 am – 22 May, 4:30 pm
    7 Oaks Community, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, 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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  • Book Club: PLURIVERSE
    Wed, 04 May
    Christchurch
    04 May, 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 discuss 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, 8:30 am – 20 Mar, 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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  • Book Club: DESIGNING REGENERATIVE CULTURES
    02 Mar, 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
    Seven Oaks Community
    19 Feb, 8:30 am – 20 Feb, 4:30 pm
    Seven Oaks Community, 35 Hassals Lane, Waltham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
    Zone 3-4: Polycultures, urban agriculture, Orchard and food forest layout & design, mushroom culture, wild foraging, agroforestry systems and animal interaction. Plus some design activities around plant guilds (collection of species choice for certain plant groups)
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  • Intro to Permaculture
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Christchurch
    04 Dec 2021, 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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  • Growing Soil & Plants
    Sat, 20 Nov
    Hassals Lane
    20 Nov 2021, 8:30 am – 21 Nov 2021, 4:00 pm
    Hassals Lane , 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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  • Book Club - November: BRAIDING SWEATGRASS
    03 Nov 2021, 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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  • Soil & Water- Module 2
    Sat, 16 Oct
    New Brigton Community Gardens
    16 Oct 2021, 8:30 am – 17 Oct 2021, 4:00 pm
    New Brigton 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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  • Book Club - October: PRINCIPLES & PATHWAYS BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY
    06 Oct 2021, 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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  • Permaculture Philosophy, Design and Patterns - Module 1
    18 Sept 2021, 8:30 am – 19 Sept 2021, 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 2021, 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 2021, 8:45 pm – 20 Jun 2021, 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 2021, 8:45 pm – 23 May 2021, 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 2021, 8:45 pm – 25 Apr 2021, 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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