Community education towards sustainability at home – reduce carbon footprints, minimize waste, conserve fresh water and co-exist with natural systems of the planet. The Trust works with City Councils to recruit and train local facilitators who can lead study groups and courses.
Te Ao Turoa Environmental Centre is part of the corporate arm of the Iwi Authority, providing an important cultural and educational service to natural resource users, local Councils and central Government agencies.
The Trust's purpose is to promote and maintain Te Araroa as a single, continuous walking trail the length of New Zealand. The Manawatū section of the trail travels from Bulls south to Levin.
This Hapū collective works to return the Manawatū river and catchment to its original calling as a source of regional pride and mana and to a healthy condition, and to ensure that sustainable use of the land and water continues to underpin the economic prosperity of the region.
A Maori centred and driven group, seeking to alleviate the effects of poverty and improve the prerequisites for health in the suburb of Highbury and surrounding areas.
A network of people who support each other by trading services, skills and knowledge, without any financial cost.
A community-run orchard on the grounds of Timona Park, Feilding
Transition Feilding is a local initiative made up of people from the town and country who network and co-operate to create a more resilient community for everyone in and around Feilding, from child to senior citizen. Visit their Sharing Garden.
With the motto "Creative Upcycling", Upcycling Club 1 aims to help people in Palmerston North and surrounding areas create something beautiful and useful using recycled materials.
"Good water quality is a community priority". WECA raises awareness of pollution in our waterways, by communicating with government and the public.
The Water Protection Society advocates on behalf of waterways and watersheds in the Manawatu Region. A primary activity is making submissions on resource consent applications.
Whiowhio Hut is New Zealand's only urban tramping hut, standing at the approximate halfway point of Te Araroa and Tour Aotearoa. Funds raised support conservation and restoration work in the Ruahine Ranges.