Permaculture in New Zealand's mission is to act as a national hub in promoting and empowering permaculture education, activism and advocacy in Aotearoa NZ.

Our website aims to help people interested in and practicing permaculture within Aotearoa to keep in touch and share information.

If you're new to the concept of permaculture and its strategies, the principles and ethics are a good starting point.


A New Year update of what has been happening in the group since I look over the Co-ordinator's role in September 2014....

We are now using Loomio to have discussions and make decisions so that we can spend our time effectively at the annual hui watching diploma presentations rather than discussing paperwork!

Global permaculture video project

This is a cool project to collect and produce video covering a day (March 21) in the life of permaculturalists from all over the world. This is the first, rough, video promo but it gives you an idea.


This is what one of the organisers says about it:

A new season for permaculture in the Waikato

By Alice Bulmer
The Hamilton Permaculture Trust has recently called it a day, after more than a decade. At the AGM in November the decision was made to wind up the Trust and allow permaculture to enter a new era in Hamilton. Permaculture is very much alive and well in the Waikato!
At the Waikato Environment Centre Christmas event, the Trust was given a special award to celebrate its achievements. I was the one who made the nomination, and this is what I wrote:

Permaculture in New Zealand are on Facebook

Hi all, For those of you that haven't seen it already, there's a 'Permaculture in New Zealand' group on Facebook. The idea is to have the Facebook group running alongside the permaculture.org.nz website and blog to work on building some more discussion and engagement in the permaculture community.

I've enjoyed being able to show some photos of my own garden project and seeing some other projects that people around the country are working on. 

Food Matters Aotearoa Conference -20% discount for 5 or more tickets

Food really does matter, especially when it comes to addressing the problems of an increasingly vulnerable global system. Listen to top scientists and other respected speakers, both national and international, speak on the challenges we face. Speakers include Dr. Vandana Shiva, Prof. Gilles-Eric Seralini, and Prof. Don Huber....


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