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Whanganui Permaculture Weekend 9-10 Sept. 2017

Whanganui Permaculture Weekend
9th-10th September 2017

Backyard Chickens • Farm Tour • Fruit Tree and Vine Care • Wetland Restoration • Seed Swap • Hot Composting • DIY Chicken Tractors • Rope Making and Rourou Making • Outdoor Classrooms for Children • Tools for a Resilient Household

Out-of-Towner Stay & Learn B&B Packages Available.
theecoschool at gmail dot com

Includes accommodation, dinner on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday and admission to all workshops.

Tutors: 
Murray Jones, Melinda Hatherly, Richard Pedley, Tracey Young, Noelene Landrigan, Dani Lebo, Nelson Lebo
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Whanganui
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Hands-On PDC Internship

The best way to earn a PDC and learn the most important skills for rural living.

https://ecothriftylife.com/2017/01/17/kaitiaki-farm-work-study-pdc-inter...

Tutors: 
Nelson Lebo, Dani Lebo
Location / Venue: 
Kaitiaki Farm
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Earn a PDC While Interning

Tutors: 
Nelson Lebo, Dani Lebo
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Kaitiaki Farm
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Running on Sunshine Crowdfunding campaign

Dear Permaculture community, we are very excited to share with you the crowdfunding campaign we launched this week, Running on Sunshine.
We are raising funds to purchase a solar system to run our market gardens coolroom and electric car. The campaign is going great, but we need more help and support from our community to make it happen. Please pledge and share with your networks.

https://www.pledgeme.co.nz/projects/5088-running-on-sunshine-pakaraka-pe...

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Living Economies Expo

The vision that guides us:
Imagine a country which respects the living planet; whose people enjoy fair land tenure, good housing, good health, wholesome food, a rewarding livelihood, free education, a compassionate justice system, and an adequate income: a country with an inclusive democracy grounded in vibrant communities.
This could be Aotearoa New Zealand – together, we can make this vision a reality.
The purpose:
Seeding systemic change
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Tutors: 
Gar Alperovitz, Tamati Kruger,Nichole Foss, Margaret Jefferies, Raf Manji, Susan Krumdieck and maybe you!
Location / Venue: 
Lytellton School
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Work Study PDC Internship

Kaitiaki Farm Work Study PDC Internship
The ECO School
Whanganui, New Zealand

Earn your Permaculture Design Certificate while working on a premier permaculture demonstration farm in New Zealand.

Our work study internship programme is unique in the world of permaculture education in that it combines best practice teaching and learning with best practice regenerative land management.

Tutors: 
Nelson Lebo
Location / Venue: 
Kaitiaki Farm
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Permaculture Best Practice: Town and Country

This tour/workshop demonstrates a wide range of best practice decision-making for rural and suburban properties as well as providing a basket of the most practical skills to make it all happen on your patch. Two exemplar properties in the Whanganui District are included.

Tour guide and instructor, Nelson Lebo is recognised as an innovator in the permaculture and eco design movements. He is contacted regularly by the New Zealand media on all aspects of energy efficiency and healthy homes.

Tutors: 
Nelson Lebo
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Whanganui
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Heritage Harvest Festival

Saturday25th & Sunday 26th March 2017

At Aparima College, Riverton
This event attracts thousands with its interactive demonstrations, local produce for sale, and a great variety of workshops over the weekend. For a small entry fee, you will entertain the whole family for hours and perhaps learn a thing or two about what you can grow in your own garden. Pre-registration for workshops is advised, and fees apply. Once again we will have our wonderful "Harvest Cafe" on site.

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Aparima College Riverton
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Small Scale Market Gardening Internship, Okiwi Passion, Great Barrier Island

Okiwi Passion’s Internship Programme

with Gerald and Caity Endt

Experiential training for intensive, small scale organic fruit and vegetable production.

Internships at Okiwi Passion provide individuals seriously considering small scale market gardening and fruit production as their future path, the opportunity to get to grips with the reality of running a diverse small farm through active involvement in every aspect of the work involved.  

Tutors: 
Gerald and Caity Endt
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Okiwi Great Barrier Island
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