Autumn 2023 Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course

Sustainable Living Course
Event Organiser: 
Golden Bay Sustainable Living Centre
Golden Bay
Nelson and Tasman

Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course


The one-of-a-kind 11 week Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course will change how you think and live forever. Are you ready to design a life that matches your values?

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to make your life and our world more sustainable.

Course Overview
The Golden Bay Sustainable Living Course offers a compelling menu of hands-on, experiential learning modules covering seven core areas plus your personal research project. Course participants will enjoy super healthy organic lunches, lots of fun, some of the best learning needed to survive and thrive in the 21st Century and the support you need personally in getting your best visitor experience in beautiful magical Golden Bay.

​Sustainable Living Course modules:
- Permaculture Design
- Organic Food Growing
- Sustainable Eating: food harvesting, preparation & preserving
- Natural Building
- Community Resilience
- Personal Sustainability (incorporating Possibility Management)
- Project Management & Conscious Business
- Mentored Personal Project

You can read details about each module on our website.

How You Learn
Learn in paradise with some of the world's leading local experts through interactive tutorials, hands on practical work 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.

You will undertake two main projects during the course. Your main design project for your Permaculture Design Certificate, where you will work in a group with a real client to complete a full design for their property.

You will also complete a mentored personal project allowing you to synthesise the relevant learning from all the course modules. This project is deliberately open-ended allowing your to tailor it into a meaningful, productive exercise for your life.

Tutors: Sol Morgan, Robina McCurdy, Rita Scholten, Zahra Lightway, Kerryn Easterbrook and Tristan Girdwood.

Monday, March 13, 2023 - 08:45 to Saturday, May 27, 2023 - 16:45
Location / Venue: 

24 Waitapu Road, Takaka, NZ

$4075 - $4425
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