About PiNZ

  

 

PINZ CONSTITUTION   PINZ LIVING STRATEGY   AGM & SGM   PINZ COUNCIL   VOLUNTEER   ARCHIVE

  

Permaculture in New Zealand is a registered Incorporated Society with Charitable status and rely on membership subscriptions, donations and proceeds from events for our income. 

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 a better public understanding of permaculture

OUR VALUES

Sit with the fundamental Permaculture Ethics: Earth Care; People Care; Future 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 and accountability
Clear, direct communication
Enjoyment and fulfilment

 

Willingness to change and evolve:

Permission to challenge and
preparedness to be challenged
Nurturing and supportive
Commitment to continued learning
 

 

 Permaculture in New Zealand is the oldest national permaculture organisation in the world.