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Kotare Village - public talk




Kotare Village is a developing Permaculture Village in Northern Hawkes Bay, you are invited to come and hear Bob Corker, from the Koanga Institute give a talk about Community Land Trusts. 




WEDNESDAY 1 FEBRUARY 6pm - 7.30 pm


The community is being established using the Community Land Trust model of land ownership to develop a sustainable, resilient, rural settlement. As a director of the Kotare Village project, Bob will explain the legal, social and economic structures that the community is being built with and discuss how Community Land Trusts could also be used in re developments in Christchurch.

Bob will discuss the origins of Community Land Trusts in the USA, recent innovations in the UK and Scotland, their use to protect community values, and the development of economic
self-reliance in communities.

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