Our thanks to the following people whose contribution to the project has helped us on our journey so much.

  • Neill Smart: His commitment to the project and his website building skills are just so much appreciated.

  • The late Brent Costley  was the original Committee Chair before his untimely death in January 2017.

  • Hamish Blyth: Another founding Committee Member, Hamish moved away from the region in 2016.

  • Tony Rinaudo from World Vision Australia: Tony is an expert on bringing agricultural life back to sub-Saharan Africa. His freely given advice and support for this project has been remarkable. Check him out on

  • Roland Bunch: Another expert in the Tony Rinaudo league, who has taken an interest in our project. Check him out on

  • Wynn Schollum: His skills in putting together the audio visual presentation on the site are very much appreciated.

    Michael Chapman and Rodney Faulkner: Both hugely knowledgeable in the area of organics and trees, we have appreciated their advice and support.

  • New Zealand Farmers Weekly: Their willingness to print an article about the project brought in a tremendous response.

There are many other people that we have not listed here who have contributed in many different ways.

Sometimes saying "thank you" does not quite seem enough, but