Guidance & Inspiration

        Our Aim

Create confident designers who understand the different ecosystems;

Build a permaculture community & create avenues to develop permaculture careers;

Support earthquake-related needs for changes in systems;

Support systems change to help combat climate change and emergency response;

Support and educate eco council leaders who want to see permaculture related initiatives in the city;

Collaborate with local tutors teaching about relevant local conditions & knowledge;

Focus on the way that permaculture is promoted to raise awareness of a variety of networks operating in Canterbury.


Our Values    

Hands-on learning environment gaining the tools and techniques to become confident designers

To work with eco leaders within our community who want to see permaculture initiatives in the city

To create resilient landscapes and regenerative living practices that work in harmony with both nature and the people who inhabit it;


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To promote and facilitate permaculture education & encourage networking locally and regionally

To bring the Permaculture Design Courses to Canterbury

To share information about design projects and programmes that demonstrate permaculture in action

To share information about activities and properties that demonstrate the principles of permaculture

To advance permaculture study & research, including the sharing of knowledge and practices of other places & bioregions

Support the development of permaculture educataion pathways beyond the PDC course

Support teacher training and the sharing of teaching resources and materials

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PiNZ Affiliation

As a PiNZ Affiliated Permaculture Teacher I am a member of Permaculure Educational Guild and a support of the the objectives and actively participating in the functions that PEG uphold.


This also verifies that our course have a sound understanding of the ethics and principles of Permaculture and are endorsed by PiNZ to teach permaculture, and PDC courses.

Being a teaching working under the PiNZ umbrella body, gives our students access to the feedback and complaints process.


For more information visit Permaculture Education pages on the PiNZ website

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