Author Archives: LivinginPeaceProject

About LivinginPeaceProject

Paul Murray is the founder of the LivinginPeace Project. www.livinginpeace.com Paul originally from Australia, but have been living in New Zealand for eight years. Before that he was in Japan for a decade working as a journalist. He met his wife Sanae in Japan and they married in 2008.

Rongolians Reunite to Remember Jamie Tillett

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray A small gathering of friends assembled at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand to remember our friend Jamie Tillett, who, … Continue reading

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Posted in Heaphy Track, Karamea, Kahurangi National Park, West Coast, Photography, Travel, Permaculture, Social Commentary, LivinginPeace Project, New Zealand, Music, Oparara, Peace, Obituary, Karamea Radio, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, Rongo, South Island, Radio Karamea, Paul Murray, 107.5 FM, Radio Shows, Karamea Radio 107.5 FM, Oparara Basin, Jamie Tillett | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Aussie Artist Arwen Dyer Shoots Karamea

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Australian creative artist and photographer Arwen Dyer came to Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand in July, 2015 as a resident artist at … Continue reading

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LED Technician Pete Jenkins Lights up Rongolia

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand has just reduced its lighting power consumption by over 85% by … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, Business, Efficiency, Electricity, Forever Lights, LED Lighting, LivinginPeace Project, New Zealand, Permaculture, Peter Jenkins, Power, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, South Island, Sustainability, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Nuphoria Radio Shows by DJ Marcellus Nealy: Exploring the Art & Science of the Groove

The Nuphoria Radio show is recorded in Tokyo, Japan by DJ Marcellus Nealy exclusively for Karamea Radio 107.5 FM, a small community radio station at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in the township of Karamea at the top of the West … Continue reading

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Posted in Blues, Funk, Groove, Japan, Jazz, Karamea Radio 107.5 FM, LivinginPeace Project, Marcellus Nealy, New Zealand, Nuphoria, Radio Shows, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, Soul, South Island, Tokyo, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Detox Diaries: Radio Shows by Tim Hawley aka DJ Echo

DJ Echo and DJ Crap decided on a winter detox to cleanse their respective bodies of the toxins of summer excess…as part of this process, DJ Echo embarked on a mission to do an hour radio show with a cup … Continue reading

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Paul Murray Live on 107.5: The DJ Crap Interviews

As the owner of Rongo Backpacker & Gallery Paul Murray gets to meet a LOT of interesting people. Here are Karamea Radio interviews with a some of them…You’re Welcome! Dr Duncan Steel, a bonafide Rocket Scientist, arrived in Karamea as a … Continue reading

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Posted in 107.5 FM, Adventure, Art, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Fitness, Health, Interviews, Karamea, Karamea Radio, New Zealand, Radio, Science, South Island, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PermaBlitz by Elsie Burkevics: Ten Days from Jungle to Garden

Photo blog of permaculture garden design at the LivingInPeace Project in Karamea New Zealand by Elise Burkevics. Continue reading

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Posted in Elise Burkevics, Environment, Environmentally Responsible Business, Gardening, Karamea, Kyla McLachlan, LivinginPeace Project, New Zealand, Paul Murray, PDC, PermaBlitz, Permaculture, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, South Island, Sustainablity, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments