Puriri Cottage

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    About me

    Hi . Buiding a 30 square light earth , timber framed studio. Earth floor and possible green roof. The foundation is stone and limestone mortar. The aim is to use local natural materials and comply to NZ building standards. Prefab Light earth panels ard being vonstructed and stored for the winter with the first coat of earth plaster ( scratch coat). Interested folk can turn up anytime with notice as there is a guard dog. Instagram account is: my_diy_earth_house

    My place

    Small town. The 3rd town in New Zealand so very historical on the Hokianga harbour.


    Very experimental with prefab panels.


    Power, town water, flushing toilet and shower. Tent or bus sites.


    Barbeque and pizza oven available. Fridge in small shed. Have to cook for self unless there is organized work day. Some paid work available. All religions and living styles welcome.


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