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This page is for events (such workshops, conferences etc) relating to organic farming growing and community initiatives designed to improve New Zealanders access to nutritious food. If you would like to list your event, please email the site coordinator through the Contact form.

Events are listed (roughly in chronological order).  From now on, the date at which an event is listed will be posted with the listing.


Permaculture Design Certificate Course – Awhi Farm

28 January 2012 – 12 February 2012

Details are at this link: http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/node/3337


NEW LISTING (as of 21/1/12) !!!

Adobe Pizza Oven Building Workshop
Hands on ( more like feet on) workshop
Dates: 18th February for the base brick work
3 & 4th March for the adobe oven

$20-40 per day (sliding scale)
9 am – all day

Bring your lunch and drinks. (Shops not far away)
Held at Ranui Community Garden 22 Marinich Drive, Ranui.
Please contact Buffie at Ranui-garden@hotmail.co.nz or on 021 2721214.


NEW LISTING (as of 28/2/12)

New “Gardening Bites” course on edible gardening led by “Nana-Technologist”  and expert organic gardener Dee Pigneguy.  They start on March 6th.  Details are at this link.



The 11th Australasian Permaculture Convergence will be from 12th-15th April 2012 in Turangi, New Zealand
For more information see:  http://www.permaculture.org.nz/forum


An intensive permaculture design course is being held by the Koanga Institute in April.

Tutors: Bob Corker, Kay Baxter, Nathan Foote, Koanga Institute Staff
Location: Koanga Institute, Kotare Raod, Wairoa.
Price: $1700 includes Food and Basic Accomodation (tents)
Date: April 7 – 20,  2012

For more information see http://www.koanga.org.nz/pdc


NEW LISTING (as of 29/2/12)

Fruit tree pruning workshop

There is a low cost ($20) workshop to help you learn basic fruit tree pruning to keep trees healthy and productive.  This is coming up in July.  Details are at this link:  http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/node/3375


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