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Permaculture Solutions for a SUSTAINABLE Future

“What permaculturalists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet. We don’t know what the details of a truly sustainable future are going to be like, but we need options, we need people … Continue reading

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Gerar Toye: Global Gypsy

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray  A thirst for inspiration, wisdom, experience and understanding led Gerar Toye (52) on an international quest from his birthplace in South Auckland to Karamea at the top of the West Coast of … Continue reading

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Japanese TV Show Features LivinginPeace Project

The Japanese TV Programme “Sekkai no Hate no Nihon Gin” (“Japanese at the Ends of the World”) heard about Sanae Murray, the wife of LivinginPeace Project Founder Paul Murray and came to Karamea at the top of the West Coast … Continue reading

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LivinginPeace Project Permaculture Design Course 2013

Incorporating Art, Travel, Permaculture and Education Into a Sustainable Business.   Permaculture Design Course in Karamea (May 14 to May 28, 2013) The course will cover theory and practice in Permaculture and will be held on a developing permaculture farm … Continue reading

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The Day “Dean Buchanan” Came to Town

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   Would the real Dean Buchanan please stand up? If you see this guy, he’s not Dean Buchanan… In the summer of 2006, a guy claiming to be Auckland artist Dean … Continue reading

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LivinginPeace Project Holiday Vouchers

Frances Tordoff came to stay at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in the summer of 2012 on the recommendation of her daughter Bekki, who had previously worked at Rongo as a Wwoofer (Willing Worker on Organic Farm) several times since the … Continue reading

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Karamea Ministry of Red Tape # 18

A New Zealand Government Department authorised by a covertly suspicious and deliberately ambiguous Act of Parliament and compounded by a tacitly implied Royal Approval to receive official complaints.   Office Manager:      Red Scarlett Senior Complaints Officer:       Madagascar Mirage Office Receptionist:     … Continue reading

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Rongo Views: Photos by Isabel & Petia

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The Creative Vibrancy of Rongo Backpackers, Karamea Farm Baches and the LivinginPeace Project through the Eyes of Guests/Wwoofers/Friends Isabel Göermann and Petia Vowell.

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Insurance Companies…Who’s Watching These Crooks?

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Incredibly, insurance premiums worldwide have skyrocketed in the wake of natural disasters and the prospect of more wild weather resulting from climate change and other factors…deforestation, fracking etc, etc. The insurance … Continue reading

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Where’s that Naughty BaBear?

    Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray Our daughter Diva loves the BaBear game we invented…we hide BaBear around the house and she hunts him down and brings him back to us….we’re basically training her to … Continue reading

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