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Nurturing a food forest

Waihi Beach, Western Bay

Sometimes all it takes is a little affirmative action, which is exactly what Waiariki-local Annie is doing with her backyard food forest and vegetable garden. Having heard about permaculture through friends shortly afer purchasing her first home, Annie decided to use her back garden to be at one with the whenua and create a self-sustaining eco-system that now also involves making her own compost to help nurture the plants and continue the garden’s growth!

Native flora: Totara, kōwhai.
Mana whenua: Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi.

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