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Help build Jorgette a winter ready roundhouse with permaculture focused infrastructure.
Jorgette is moving into a 1/4 section of land with a few old trees and patch of brush. We are going to be building a reciprocating roof roundhouse what will be winter ready and a bit more permanent- with cob walls and a ranch slider.
We will be setting up infrastructure including compost toilet & solar shower that we will be building on thursday. Over the week we will also do a Permaculture design & build of water, solar, heating & growing systems. » Read more
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You will never look at the world the same way after attending these series of workshops!
Make the best investment for your property and business by gaining new skills with independent agronomist, Nicole Masters (BSc, Cert Adult Ed), from Integrity Soils, in an interactive seminar focusing on the fascinating world of soils, (honestly, truly, it really is fascinating!) » Read more
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The event was a huge success and attracted several hundred people throughout the course of the day. There was a fantastic range of stalls and demonstrations on the day including Native Tree planting, Biodynamics , Organic Gardening, chook raising, composting, Permaculture, Sustainable Living campaign, Marineland Wake Up to Waste, a good range of renewable energy providers wind and solar, alternative health options and sourcing good local food for health. » Read more
Back th The Future Te Awanga 30th July was a huge success attracting several hundred people throughout the course of the day. There was a fantastic range of stalls and demonstrations on the day including Native Tree planting, Biodynamics, Organic Gardening , chook raising, composting, Permaculture, Sustainable Livning ,Marineland Wake Up to Waste, a good range of renewable energy providers wind and solar, alternative health options and sourcing good local food for health. It was also great to have an NVC stall showing people the benefits of Non Violent Communication. » Read more
We are holding what we hope to be the first of many small expos to raise awareness of Peak Oil and Transition Town Thinking. The event will be at Te Awanga Hall on the seafront. Sunday 30th August 10-4. The idea is for it to be a fun family day out. We will have people sharing skills and products around the key themes of food, gardening, transport, energy, permaculture, natural fibres, native trees and natural medicine. There will also be some talks and films on e dollars and Peak Oil and how you can get more involved, learn more and become a more resilient locally based community. » Read more
Back to The Future Event at Te Awanga Hall Sunday 30th August 2009 10-4. A day of skills share and family fun. Come and join us share your skills meet new people in your local community. If you would like to help with the day or come along and host a stall or activity please contact me
Cultivating Sustainability is a 1-day workshop which provides sustainability advocates with insights, models and tools to trigger the psychological drivers of sustainable behaviour. This workshop will assist you to
* Identify what people need in order to embrace sustainability
* Target your efforts and resources to the points of most leverage
* Incorporate psychological principles to your sustainability programs » Read more
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Te Mata Room, Hastings District Council
Transition Hawke's Bay Forum Saturday 20th September, 7.30pm St. Lukes Church Hall, Te Mata Rd, Havelock North.
Tony Rogers (Energy Analyst) - Peak Oil
James Samuel (National Transition Towns NZ/Aotearoa Co-ordinator) - Transition Towns in NZ
Transition Hawke's Bay Members - Transition Hawke's Bay - local projects
Entry by $5 koha which includes light supper. All welcome!