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> This property aims to create a sustainable habitat based in and around a 12000 cubic meter earth sculpture <
Happenings include organic gardens, metal and wood work, experimental and ecological building, landscaping and permaculture design, appropriate technology, community building festivals, learning resilience.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
Here you can learn a lot of high value skills depending on your interests and what is going on when you arrive.
Motivation and a conscious approach to life is key to a rewarding experience here.
You can learn about organic gardening, experimental eco-building, living in community, taking a DIY approach to creating a life you want to live, expanding creativity, property development and maintenance.
You can learn different skills helping with our 2 festivals - a mix of music, arts, sustainability and community
Recreational activities include: sculpture & art (materials and tools available), plenty of movies / documentaries on political and environmental subjects. A well known bike trail is close by for exploring surrounding landscapes. Good music, good out door sound system. Playing with a wild and happy child. Conversations about our world and tyhe positive changes we are trying to create. Beautiful spaces to relax, meditate, contemplate, create, etc.
From the beginning of October we are looking for help with gardening, property maintenance, and building projects.
If you are interested in helping out in the preparation of our New Years festival we will be looking for help from November onward - send us a message if you are curious.
Accommodation includes eco-buildings including a renovated old bus, tiny houses, experimental structures, a caravan and tent spaces. Bedding provided. Wood fires for warmth. Some spaces have cooking facilities and there is also a large communal kitchen with open fire and lounge space. All toilets are composting. There are shared shower and laundry facilities including a outdoor fire heated bath and shower.
We are located 20 minutes away from Oamaru, an historical town that is known for his Victorian Heritage Festival and steampunk movement.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
4-5 hours a day, 6 days a week