Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course - Autumn 2021

Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course
Golden Bay

Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course is a Permaculture Design Certificate Course +++

Develop your own sustainable living project & be empowered to make a difference in the world through your profession and chosen way of life.

This world class 10 week ‘Sustainable Living Course’ is unique in going beyond a permaculture design certificate to immerse students in all aspects of sustainable livng offers a compelling menu of hands-on, experiential learning modules covering seven core areas plus your personal research project. Course participants will enjoy healthy organic lunches, lots of fun, some of the best learning needed to survive and thrive in the 21st Century and all the support you need personally in getting your best visitor experience in beautiful Golden Bay.

The course covers the following modules taught by world class tutors:
Personal Well-Being - John Massey
Permaculture Design - Robina McCurdy
Organic Food Growing - Sol Morgan
Sustainable Eating - Kerryn Easterbrook
Natural Building - Rita Sholten
Resilient Community - Robina McCurdy
Project Management & Sustainable Business - Zahra Lightway
Personal Project - Mentored by all tutors and some community members.

Course Methods
Learn in paradise with some of the world's leading local experts through interactive tutorials, hands on practical work, challenges and field trips. You will visit some of the wealth of living examples of sustainable practices within Golden Bay like a 30 year old intentional community and a famous local music & restaurant venue that embodies sustainable practices. You will hear the stories of conscious, local businesses and experience first hand how they work, be a part of our Harvest Festival & Living Wood Fair (in Autumn only) and much more.

Lastly, we go on an overnight retreat at the end of the course to Mangerakau on the West Coast an hour or so from Takaka, Golden Bay to experience the incredible beaches and caves, shared food, music and connection. It's a student favorite. :)


Limit 17 participants per course.

Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 17:15 to Friday, May 14, 2021 - 17:15
Location / Venue: 

24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, 7110

$3500 - $3800
More Info:
Event organiser: 
Te Wharerangi Trust