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What is Kotare Culture?

Everyone who arrives at Kotare has their own special skill set. It is one of the delights of having new people arrive. There is the initial welcome and getting to know you and then seeing strengths shining through to provide support to ongoing projects and suggestions to create new ones! Part of the delight in […]

Kotare Village – Shifting Gear

  Lots of new settlers have been arriving lately from all over; tents, buses, caravans etc…, all settling in with a new energy on the land. Kyle has been beavering away on the designs, so we are starting to imagine houses sprouting up soon. Our new community tent is up, and I have enjoyed the […]

Come Join Our Hui!

It’s Hui Season and we want to warmly invite you to come and find out whether this village life might be the change that you are looking for. Always been interested in what we do?  Signed up to the newsletter and curious to know what it’s really like and whether maybe this is the place […]

Water just around the corner!

Shaked and Carolyn have been literally in the trenches, digging, laying pipes and connecting to 30+ sections.  Requiring stamina, persistence and logic on a parr with solving a rubix cube, the Water team has done an amazing job, with input from resident engineering intern Mateus, and initialised and implemented by Kyle, Shaked, Sean, Mateus and Carolyn. Carolyn has been there throughout […]

News from Thorny Croft

My name is Sonrisa and I am the newest animal on the farm.  I arrived on September 15th and hit the ground running on the 16th with my first milking shift.  I have been wide eyed and constantly learning and moving in my new job here.  Its been a big shift from teaching high school […]