Starting soon… Certificate in Applied Organics & Biodynamics

Spread over 36 weeks, the programme consists of three 8-day seminars combined with home-based study.

Whether you are a large-scale farmer, a home gardener, tending a lifestyle block, managing a community garden, or still aspiring to work the land, this grounded, practical approach to organics and biodynamics will give you the knowledge and skills to move forward with confidence.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL – Enrol before the end of August 2014 and your accommodation for the first residential seminar will be FREE. (Conditions apply)


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Parent Conference

 AT THE HEART OF PARENTING  Parent Conference 2014 Guest Speaker  :  HELLE HECKMANN    from Denmark…

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Havelock North,
New Zealand


Our Staff || Fiona Ward

Fiona is the Assitant Programme Director for the Certificate in Applied Organics and Biodynamics and has a broad applied agricultural background in livestock farming, rural NZ self sufficiency and outdoor education with children. Her training has led to work in conservation planning and design (Department of Conservation) and sustainable agricultur... Read More

Our Students || Vivienne Hunt

Vivienne painting during her time at Taruna
Vivienne Hunt completed Taruna’s Diploma in Rudolf Steiner Education in December 2012. We interviewed her in 2013 and asked about her time studying with us:

1) Tell me about your background and your current work?           

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