Rory was awarded his Permaculture Diploma on 10th April 2021. Here is the report that describes the work he has done over the past few years and below that is the presentation he gave at the awards ceremony.

The project which forms the main work for Rory’s diploma has received exposure in the press see https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/garden/124689037/south-auckland-school-project-turning-into-a-community-hub and https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/12-days-of-christmas-middlemore-foundation-heart-shaped-garden-shows-covid-hit-community-the-love/FHNPXA5DTH26OQ2JRTPWS5MAC4/