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Terraquaculture Training

--The traditional farming systems of the Pacific-Asia Region--

--The living watersheds of forester-gardener-fishers--

Terraquaculture, the world’s most productive farming system, has thrived for over 5000 years in the Asia-Pacific realm - achieving levels of sustained productivity beyond the reach of agriculture.

This 4 day practical workshop will expand your skills and capabilities in productive farming and forestry systems to enable sustainable rural livelihoods in Aotearoa. » Read more

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Transition Towns Survey

Hi all,

Have already posted this as a blog and sent out some emails - sorry to post this again if you've already read it!



I'm an Energy Management student at the University of Otago with a special interest in sustainable living. I'm currently researching the position of Transition initiatives in New Zealand and would like your help with a survey. » Read more

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Women in Transition - a conversation starter, Upper Hutt Dec. 12, 2010

A day for women in the wider Wellington region to come together and share our experiences of Transition. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
The Rabbithole, 1115 Akatarawa Rd, Birchville, Upper Hutt

Organic Rural Settlement - Potential Property Found - Chatham Is. Farm

Organic Rural Settlement Update - Potential Property Found !!
- 8,500 acres, Chatham Is Organic Farm

Mixture of grazing, bush & wetlands. Huge property, km's & km's of organic
land, with room for plenty of organicers !
Rare, so very rare !!

Hi everyone from Div and Kathryn Boyes, New Zealand. (Nov 2010)
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Introducing Food Found

Gatherings - Meetings of Minds

A gathering at regional venues where all who are doing something to prepare for the time after Business as Usual can meet to gain strength and confidence by talking with other like minded people.

The first Gathering will be on Tuesday 7 December 2010 at 6:00pm to 6:30pm. Then the first Tuesday of every month thereafter.

Other centres to add their separate events and venues; preferably the same day and time as suggested above. » Read more

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Auckland 6:00pm in Aotea Square by Queen Street, and at 6:30 move off and walk quietly down Queen Street to Britomart, and disperse.

Community Land Trust Hui

We are developing a new model of Community Land Ownership, based on the Community Land Trust model that has been successful overseas. ( » Read more

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Dr Dain Heer: CHOICE - The Source for Living

Are you willing to lead your life with Consciousness?

Leadership doesn't mean having followers - it is simply you being the leader in your own life creating the result you desire in your world.

With climate change, natural disasters and economic challenges - the world is in greater peril than ever.We have ten years to change the direction the Earth is headed before the destruction of this phenomenal Planet is irreversible.

YOU HAVE CHOICE. You can maintain the consumption of life or you can be the difference this planet requires. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
Parnell Community Centre. Parnell Room. 545 Parnell Road. Auckland

Timbrel Dome Building Workshop

Timbrel Dome Workshop 2 - October 15th -17th

Participants will learn the basics and theory of building a
timbrel dome out of pressed tiles. 
Then will put the knowledge into practice by building a demonstration dome that will remain on site to inspire future visitors.

Tutor: James Bellamy
Location: Turangi
Accommodation: Local backpackers, motel or free camping on site. Bring your tent.
Hot pools only 10 minutes drive away!
Cost: $300 (includes delicious organic lunches and dinners) » Read more

Timbrel Vault Building

Timbrel vault - A building technique that dates back 600 years and is now being rediscovered due to it's low use of building materials and therefore low embodied energy. Made from locally pressed tiles, beautiful spanning shapes are built without extensive formwork and at minimal cost. The designs of these dome shells work with pure compression and no reinforcement steel. » Read more

Location / Venue: 
Awhi farm, Turangi
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