Country Life – September 2013

The Living in Peace Project was featured on Radio New Zealand National Programme "Country Life" on Friday 20 September 2013 in a segment titled "Peace and Permaculture".

Radio New Zealand Presenter Cosmo Kentish-Barnes visits Karamea and talks with LivingInPeace Project Founder Paul Murray and "Permaculture" Pete Cureen about their respective ventures.

You can listen to the episode and download the recording from the Radio New Zealand website or from Karamea Radio SoundCloud page.

Episode Summary

An environmentally and economically sustainable business is important for Paul Murray, who has started a project that links permaculture to his accommodation and transport businesses in Karamea. Just up the road Peter Curreen, another keen permaculturalist, has turned a paddock into a prime example of how permaculture design can enable sustainable food production.

Country Life is a weekly Radio New Zealand programme of issues and stories of particular concern to the rural community, and also of interest to a general audience. The Country Life programme is produced by Produced by Carol Stiles, Susan Murray and Cosmo Kentish-Barnes.

Peter Cureen inside his greenhouse

Peter Cureen inside his greenhouse he has built in Karamea.

Peter Cureen outside his greenhouse in Karamea

Peter Cureen outside his greenhouse in Karamea.

Kengo, Paul and Chuying

Kengo Shimizu, Paul Murray and Chuying Li in Paul's permaculture garden.