The Tui Land Trust was formed in 1984 to create an intentional community village for holistic living. Most of the buildings are partially solar, with mains electricity. The main objective of the community is to create an environment supportive of families and personal growth; closeness to the land is therefore of great importance to us.
No specific religious or political creed is followed but we celebrate the equinoxes and solstices and have spontaneous drumming circles, music nights, workshops and occasional men’s and women’s circles hosted by community residents.
All individuals contribute to community running and development costs and are responsible for earning income. One daily meal is shared. A large communal garden produces food for the community and stream water is sourced for buildings. Organic waste is composted and effluent is dealt with on site by a communal system. Most people are self employed, artisans, therapists, educators. A visitor lodge has the potential to be income generating.
The community is thriving with a mix of founding members, members, children and volunteers and visitors are always welcomed!
Membership & Visitors
- Current members: 25
- Open to new members
- Open to visitors
Work Exchange welcome