The following people and organisations have been instrumental in making APC11 happen:
a charitable trust, formed initially to run the Australasian Permaculture Convergence in 2012
Registered with Charities commission- so all donations you make can be cliamed as tax deductable in your NZ IRD return. Please ask for a recipt if you need one.
Jo Pearsall & Bryan Innes, mainly known as creators of Ecoshow
Trish Allen- Co-founder and former owner: Rainbow Valley Farm
Members of the APC holding group, in addition to the Trustees:
Lisa Isherwood: Ngati Hikairo, local liaison
Gary and Emily Williams www.waterscape.co.nz
Bomun Bock-Chung www.awhifarm.co.nz
Sarah Adams www.innermostgardens.org.nz
James Samuel www.jamessamuel.co.nz
Laurence Boomert, Living Economies Trust, www.le.org.NZ
Lizzy Redding helping with project management
Kelvin Aris- also helping with project management.
Permaculture in New Zealand (PiNZ)
The first national organisation for permaculture to be established in the world, founded after a course by Bill Mollison on Waiheke Island.
PiNZ will be having its annual hui (meeting/AGM) at the convergence.
The Permaculture Council (executive of PiNZ) has provided a major input in terms of endorsement, database, finance and brainstorming.
Sarah Adams, Richard Grvers, Bomun Bock-Chung, Trish Allen, Murray Jones, Jocelyn Winters
Awhi Farm, Centre of Sustainable Practise
Trustees fo Awhi Turangi Trust (registered charity)
John Ham, Lisa Isherwood, Joanna Pearsall, Bryan Innes
There are also plenty of other volunteers who have helped over the 18 months that Awhi Farm began:
Bomun Bock-Chung, Sam Halberg and others......
The food for APC11, will mainly be grown by the people of Awhi Farm, both on the farm and also on others areas of land donated for the purpose in Turangi, by individuals and by Hirangi Marae.