Last updated: September 11, 2014 (1 year ago)
Listing created on: September 18, 2012
(Motueka, Tasman, New Zealand)
- Status: Established
- Started Planning: 2007
- Start Living Together: 2010
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
- Website address: http://www.atamaivillage.org
- Business, Project, or Organization: http://www.atamaivillage.com
- Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/atamaivillage
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/atamaivillage
- Contact Name: Craig Ambrose
168 McBrydie Rd
Motueka, Tasman, 7175
Visitors accepted: Yes
We are always happy to give tours of the site to interested parties. Please contact us via our website to arrange a visit. We also accept WWOOFers for extended stays.
Open to new Members: Yes
Resilient post-oil village
Atamai Village is designed to provide an enduring community for at least 200 people. Villagers will live in privately owned homes, and enjoy the benefits of a large common area jointly managed to enhance physical and social resilience.
Atamai is specifically designed to deal with the impacts of climate change, energy descent and the economic and social challenges that are likely to follow.
The development of our ecovillage is already in progress, with food security already established in the form of orchards, grazing, and market gardening. We have lots ready for sale, and buildings under construction. We also have various on-site business and livelihood opportunities.
We are located within biking distance of Motueka, on the top of NZ’s South Island, and less and an hour’s drive from Nelson and Richmond.