Christchurch Permaculture Group


Christchurch Permaculture Group

For people keen on permaculture, esp practical applications in & near Chch. We meet sometimes, to share, learn, & do. No qualification is needed to be part of this group. To learn more about permaculture, see:

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Members: 54
Latest Activity: Jul 25

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Imagine if we grew a vast public Food Forest like this in Christchurch... 9 Replies

Their mission:'Our goal is to design, plant and grow an edible urban forest garden [1st phase: a 1.75-acre test zone] that inspires our community to gather together, grow our own food and…Continue

Started by Mariana. Last reply by Mariana Jul 25.

Has anyone got worms (i.e. red wigglers) to give away? 3 Replies

Hi,I've got everything ready to start a worm bin, only "thing" left are..the fantastic worms. Wondering if there's someone out there running a worm composting bin with red wigglers (or the likes) and…Continue

Started by Youcef. Last reply by Youcef Jul 12.

Christchurch-west Permaculture group starting up 2 Replies

Hello all;I'm starting up a sub-group: a Christchurch-west Permaculture group, for people & projects on the west-side of Christchurch.  We can meet at the Okeover Community Gardens, on the…Continue

Tags: okeover, fendalton, university, community, gardens

Started by Steven Kung. Last reply by Louise Jan 1, 2013.

Free adobe building workshop & seminar - Sun 8 May, Tue 10 May - Christchurch.

Free adobe building workshop & seminar - Sun 8 May, Tue 10 May - Christchurch …Continue

Tags: may, christchurch, 2011, phillip, mirkin

Started by Steven Kung May 7, 2011.

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Comment by James Mills-Kelly on March 5, 2014 at 10:14am

I'm keen...

Comment by Vesta Rivers on March 5, 2014 at 9:04am

i'm keen.. would like  to be involved in a community project..  food forest/ look at aqua culture possibilities.. be involved with other like minded people..  

Comment by Dana Dopleach on February 28, 2014 at 10:08am

I'm keen - Wednesday evenings just came free for me again.  Keep me posted as to what you have in mind.

Comment by Steven Kung on February 27, 2014 at 2:41pm

Hey everyone;

Who's wanting to do or see some permaculture things here in Chch?  

Post your reply here, or send me a message. 

Comment by Bailey Peryman on January 18, 2013 at 9:52pm

Hi Justin,

I did a quick search on Google and found this interesting project - growing berries rich in anti-oxidants and all sorts of goodies. And some of them are planted in fibonacci spirals - interesting question though:

Comment by Justin JX on January 18, 2013 at 4:48pm

Just a question, has anyone explore incorporating Fibonacci sequence in guild design? 

Comment by Catherine on January 14, 2013 at 9:46am

I am keen too!

Comment by Steven Kung on November 20, 2012 at 1:35pm

Hi Mariana,

Very good. Good ideas. 

I'm keen.  Who else is keen?

Any one else have suggestions? 

Comment by Steven Kung on November 20, 2012 at 1:34pm

Hi Jane

Your seed ball making proposal was good; if there was more advance notice then I probably could've been there. 

Will you/they do it again?

Comment by Jane Ash on November 15, 2012 at 7:00pm

I'm KEEN!  How bout tomorrow anyone?

Empty lots abound
Lots of vacant ground
Growing weeds
Throwing seeds
Turns the beat around
Friday 16th November 2pm
181 Peterborough Street
Materials available but bring any seed of which you are fond
Please flick me an e-mail if you want to join in
and forward on


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