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Visit the Earthsong eco-neighbourhood

Visit the Earthsong eco-neighbourhood

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hiya from Barbara Woodman, founding member and resident of Earthsong Eco Neighbourhood for seventeen years. I am passionate about environmental and social sustainability particularly waste minimisation; upcycling and organic gardening. I enjoy demonstrating these principles to all, including as a tutor of sewing, knitting natural yarns, mending clothes, upcycling, and growing food. When showing…
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About Earthsong Education Trust

The Earthsong Centre Trust manages our outreach activities, educating the public in the principles of socially, environmentally and economically sustainable urban living based on co-housing. A key motivation for developing our neighbourhood was to demonstrate a more sustainable urban neighbourhood model. We feel the biggest contribution we can make to sustainability is to share what we've learnt.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Earthsong Education Trust. .

What we’ll do

We are pleased to share our knowledge with you as we show you around our home, Earthsong Eco Neighbourhood. Your will be here for one and a half hours and will be given either a slide presentation for groups or a more informal walk and talk; a guided tour of the site and a look through one of our homes. You will learn about the history, philosophy and environmental aspects behind including…

What else you should know

Wheelchair accessible paths and buildings (other than through the orchard to the chickens). Please check with us before you share photos and text on media and acknowledge Earthsong Eco Neighbourhood.

What to bring

Outdoor shoes suitable for walking on paths and grassed areas.
Plan time to enjoy an organic lunch at the nearby community-run Korero Cafe, Ranui's own community enterprise.

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Where you'll be

Your visit to Earthsong Eco Neighbourhood will include a guided tour of the site and a look through one of our natural houses. The talk will cover the history, philosophy and environmental aspects behind our community and allow for your questions. Earthsong is built on an old organic orchard in a suburb of Auckland city but feels like a small village. We chose land near public transport, library, etc, to that so we need to use our cars less

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Wheelchair accessible paths and buildings (other than through the orchard to the chickens). Please check with us before you share photos and text on media and acknowledge Earthsong Eco Neighbourhood.
Barbara
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Visit the Earthsong eco-neighbourhood
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From $35/person
5 reviews
From $35/person