Monthly Archives: May 2010

rakau-matohi

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kawakawa tea with manuka honey

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earth whisperers kaitiaki o papatuanuku

Anei tetehi whakaahua e pa ana Kaitiakitanga o Papatuanauku. Be inspired by these 10 visionaries who are out to prove that a shift in consciousness can heal the world.

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ko te kuku horo taepa

The Miro delicious red berries provide Kai for the Kereru during the month of Haratua. The Kereru can be spotted fattened up on the tree branches taken more effort to fly from tree to tree. Often you hear them before … Continue reading

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three dreaded weeds

I think for me anyhow, there are three weeds that primarily are my biggest out there.  Up North we have a lot of concriea and it’s weeds like concriea that are quite invasive, so they’ll start here and you can find … Continue reading

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healthy soil is vital

Keeping the soil really healthy is vitally important for growing healthy Kai. Planting Lupins and broad Beans are planted to fix the nitrogen in the soil. Organic principles are practised to keep soil healthy. Knowledge about the properties of plants is essential when … Continue reading

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seeds are our future

For me, my philosophy is that I’m just really here for the seed for the future.  Seeds are our future, whether we’re talking about our own DNA, our own seed bank, seeds are our future.  Without seeds we haven’t got … Continue reading

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koha always works

When I get to rest?  When I go and visit people, like I’ve just been up North so I took a whole lot of peruperu’s and going home with a whole lot of meat.  That’s the other part of all … Continue reading

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cooking different varieties of māori potato

How do I cook them?  Oh well, that’s the best bit isn’t it?  Right from day one, one of the things I did before I started selling them was to ensure that I knew a bit about them.  I already … Continue reading

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how to store your riwai

It’s been a trial and error for us over the years.  We’ve lost quite a few just through trialling different methods of storage.  In sugar sacks is good, however, as you probably know, when they start sprouting, they’ll go through … Continue reading

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