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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.

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....

"Origins" documentary free online premiere

Why we need Permaculture in our lives in 100 minutes!

Well.org is allowing free viewing of their new feature length documentary "origins" until November 22nd (probably some time on the 23rd in New Zealand).

With a strong grounding in science, the film studies the effect of our increasingly toxic world and nutrient-deficient food on our wellness and on the human brain, and offers the solutions of returning to real food, meditiation, and re-engaging with nature.

Kama Burwell on Designing from Patterns to Details

I am starting a project to record short video clips of experienced permaculturalists critically reflecting on some element of permaculture design or practise. This is my first attempt - shaky camera, sloppy editing and all - but Kama says some interesting things and I hope it will be the start of something useful for the movement.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkC7xpFJgOs

PiNZ Pasifik Sponsorship panel members wanted

PiNZ is starting a new programme to support one or more Pasifik permaculturalists (including from Aotearoa) to attend the International Permaculture Convergence. We are looking for people to become members of the panel to administer the sponsorship.

The volunteer role consists of working with other panel members and Council to:

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