Is the oldest national permaculture organisation in the world.

OUR VISION

Permaculture is a well recognised and highly respected design approach with a growing number of practitioners who are at the cutting edge of thinking in their respective fields. To support this, Permaculture in New Zealand is a rapidly expanding and highly regarded network of permaculture practitioners and teachers that offers inspiration, support and information sharing to its members and the public, serviced by a small and effective council that acts to protect the integrity of the permaculture brand within New Zealand and that provides advocacy on a national level.

 

OUR MISSION

To promote the development and practice of permaculture in Aotearoa/New Zealand by:

  • Providing effective networking and information sharing

  • Endorsing permaculture teachers, awarding diplomas and supporting the development of different permaculture education pathways

  • Advocating for policy changes where these are important for the permaculture movement

  • Promoting permaculture through media and events and by proactively supporting better public understanding of permaculture

 

OUR VALUES

The fundamental permaculture ethics are: Earth care; People care; Fair share.

 

Permaculture in New Zealand recognises He Whakaputanga and is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. To achieve these, we operate with:

Respect and valuing of diversity: Co-operation, working as a team; Integrity and authenticity;  Valuing the contributions of young and old
 

Decision making congruent with a purpose: Consensus processes; Transparency & accountability;  Clear, direct communication; Enjoyment & fulfilment

 

Willingness to change and evolve: Permission to challenge and preparedness to be challenged; Nurturing & supportive; Commitment to continued learning

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www.permaculture.org.nz