Crowdfunding

Welcome to our personal funding platform.

Our aim is to purchase land for education focused on improving environmental and human wellbeing

goal

Our goal is to raise $550,000 before March 31st to purchase Pīwakawaka Farm in Whanganui, 673 Papaiti Rd. .

A large area of land for demonstrating environmental restoration and hosting educational experiences is essential to our vision. 

Total funding 

received:

$305,850

> $550,000: Goes toward making an impact through our educational offerings and environmental work over the next 3 years.

> $1,000,000: Unlocks the ability to buy a neighbouring property with big potential, or build early-stage infrastructure while making impact.

We’ve set up a simple donation mechanism for USA donors through Gift Trust. https://www.thegifttrust.org.nz/learningenvironment

It's inspiring to see a group of people come together and translate their values into action. Best of luck and look forward to seeing you reach your goals.
-Tom Saunders

Make A PLEDGE*
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If you feel moved to join us by making a donation, your donation is tax deductible.

All funds will be held by our Charitable Trust - Woven Rivers Charitable Trust.

 
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Foundational Partners Group 

By donating $10,000 or more you will be invited to join our Foundational Partners Group. 

 

You will become part of a small group of people who have special access to a range of benefits to acknowledge your foundational role in the success of the Learning Environment.


We will work with you to ensure they take the right form for you. 

Pledge

$10,000 NZD +

Benefits

  • Recognition and promotion through our communication channels and acknowledgement in our physical environment.

  • Collaboration/partnership opportunities - we can work together to enable your personal, organisational or charitable goals.

  • Invitations to special events on Pīwakawaka Farm (e.g. Opening Ceremonies, Harvest Festivals, Annual Foundational Partners gathering).

  • Gifts from Pīwakawaka Farm - food, beverage, and other plant products.

Pledge  

$50,000 NZD +

Benefits

  • All of the $10,000 benefits PLUS...

  • Free use of Pīwakawaka Farm as a venue for 15 years - A lush, sub-tropical place to host a Hui, mini-conference, or other gathering. The land will love you! Standard booking conditions will apply.  

Pledge 

$100,000 NZD +

Benefits

  • All of the $10,000 and $50,000 benefits PLUS...

  • You will be able to attend individual learning experiences for free and access organisational learning experiences at a discounted rate. Valid for 15 years and standard booking conditions will apply.

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We are inviting you to become part of a visionary project situated in Whanganui, Aotearoa New Zealand; join us in investing in the Learning Environment.

Learn more about Pīwakawaka Farm, the Coordinators, and our financial planning.

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updates

The latest updates for how our crowd funding campaign is progressing: 

RSVP to join us at one of our upcoming Farm Days

  • March 5th

  • March 19th: This will be a great day to attend with Open Studio and Whanganui Walls taking place during the weekend.

Coming soon

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The Learning Environment is a living educational campus reimagining a resilient, unified, and thriving future for Aotearoa New Zealand. We are backed by the Mayor of Whanganui, local community groups and organisations, as well as our wider national network.

Letters of support:

Whanganui District Council

Office of the Mayor

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Financial support

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