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Over doing it!

   We bought a 7 Acer block 11 months ago! so coming up to a year we have a Orchard that is constantly under attack by 30 sheep. 16 pigs, 6…

Started by Shona Cullen

14 Oct 20, 2013
Reply by Kate


My current thoughts are the more $ you have up front to be freehold on land the better, so more time can be spent on the land and less paid…

Started by Laine

11 Oct 16, 2013
Reply by Shona Cullen

green control of pampas

What are the best ways to control and eradicate pampas grass

Started by Kate

2 Feb 26, 2013
Reply by Serra Kilduff

The Myth of Self Reliance

Hi All, Here's an article to make us think a bit deeper about our dreams. I agree with it whole heartily. It links in to wider Transition T…

Started by Laine

1 Feb 6, 2013
Reply by Hanna

Partnerships in land.

I live in Auckland. I want to leave Auckland. Unfortunately the wife does not. Not able to/ doesn't want to participate in garden. Possible…

Started by Peter Wadham

3 Mar 30, 2012
Reply by Kirsten

ownership vs longterm lease- thoughts?

Hi all I have just been perusing your group, and have now joined.As an individual with a student loan debt and dreams of a 2 hectare paddoc…

Started by Serra Kilduff

12 Mar 8, 2012
Reply by Janine Williams

IMPORTANT!!! Proposals for continuing to legally provide for farm gate sales of raw drinking milk

Hello All,   we had a discussion about the Food Bill 2010 here on the board. One issue I have with this new bill is that the section which…

Started by Peter Niepel

1 Oct 22, 2011
Reply by Richard Grevers

Can you be legally self sufficient as a community?

In one of my blog posts ( I raise the question if it is possib…

Started by Peter Niepel

38 Oct 22, 2011
Reply by Melanie Banton


frankly the bill scares the heck out of me. It's totally reducing our freedom and ability to have a pleasant life. The things I do around f…

Started by Shannon McKenzie

0 Oct 19, 2011

Self Sufficiency vs Community Sufficiency

Hi everyone, I asked James Samual if he would comment self sufficiency vs community sufficiency to spark some discussions. Here's his re…

Started by Laine

6 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by Roxy Hart



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