Earlham College 2013

Each year since 2008 we have been hosting a group of students from Earlham College during January.  Earlham College is a tertiary institute in Richmond Indiana which is informed by a tradition of Quaker values. The students are here for a semester in environmental and cultural studies. Until 2011 they...

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Powershift Cyclists

On Saturday 24th November we hosted eleven cyclists on their way, by low carbon transport, to Auckland  for the Powershift Conference  http://powershift.org.nz/ Some of them had started in Dunedin with others joining along the way. One of the organisers of the conference grew up at the Settlement and we were...

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Queen’s Birthday Weekend 2011

Queen’s Birthday weekend is a traditional work/fun/family weekend when F/friends from around the country come and help out with larger projects at the Settlement. 2011 was a big year as it was the start of replanting the area where a pine block had been harvested at the end of 2010....

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