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Earthsong Sustainable Living Festival

6 April -9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Find out how sustainable living works in practice at Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood in Ranui.

Interested in community living, sustainable housing, and permaculture? Come and visit Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood in Ranui for a day of workshops, activities, stalls, and live music.

Learn about:

  • How to compost and grow your own food using permaculture principles
  • How a diverse group of 60 people uses coloured cards to aid consensus-driven community decision-making
  • Tips and insights into how to build sustainable housing and community-centred design
  • Designing for flood resilience
  • Upcycling clothing
  • and more!

Chat with the residents over a cup of coffee and discover how Earthsong was developed as a collective. The project continues to run as a self-managed community aiming for social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Meet people involved in local conservation and sustainability initiatives, and enjoy live music from local artists. The event offers activities for kids and adults, as well as food, drink, music, and a sense of community.

A shared celebration of living sustainably, resiliently, and regeneratively together.

There will be no off-street parking available; please walk, bike, or take public transport! Bus stops for the 147 and 149 are right out front and around the corner, a 7-minute walk from Rānui train station.

No dogs or smoking, please.

This event is part of EcoFest, an annual month-long festival taking place Friday 15 March – Sunday 14 April 2024. Inspiring climate action across Tāmaki Makaurau, it is hosted in collaboration by EcoMatters, Kaipātiki Project, Beautification Trust and Waiheke Resources Trust, and proudly supported by Auckland Council.


6 April
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood
457 Swanson Road
Ranui, Auckland 0612 New Zealand
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