Education and Awards
Bachelor of Horticulture, Massey University, majoring in Landscape Design.
Thirty years as a Landscape Designer in partnership with my husband Doug in our business Landscape Design Company.
We won many awards for our work culminating in a Gold award at Chelsea Flower Show in 2004.
This was co-designed and built with four other colleagues and sponsored by Tourism NZ.
In 2009 we won Best Small to Medium Business in BOP Sustainable Business Awards.
- Permaculture Design Certificate 2012. See koanga.org.nz
- Advanced Permaculture Design Course 2015
- Permaculture Designer Weekend Hui 2017, 2018
- Living Design Process Three Day Workshop 2018, 2019. See livingdesignprocess.org
- Regenerative Practitioner Course 2020. See https://regenerat.es/trp-2020-aotearoa
I have had the opportunity to teach Permaculture Design over three years for the Permaculture Design Certificate course at Plenty Permaculture, Whakamarama, BoP.
I have taught composting, gardening, seed saving and rongoa making at local Primary Schools and Paeroa College for the past five years.