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Past Workshops

Botanical printing workshop 24th March 2024

At The Waygood Foundation


We welcome you to the Botanical Printing Workshop -  a great way to create Art with a little help of Mother Nature. 

You can help to gather plant materials and then using acrylic paint turn leaves into magical botanical monoprints, something that is truly unique and can never be copied. 

Participants learn variety of special techniques and go creative!!

You will relax & nourish the senses, enjoy a bush tea & express your inner vision. It’s a fun experimental workshop where people express their inner creativity and bring some beautiful artwork home.

$55 All materials and welcome tea included. 

Bookings contact Elena : 0273762540

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Past workshops 2023



At Warkworth Earthskin

9.30AM - 3.30PM

$90 - BYO lunch 

In this workshop you will learn how to intuitively tune into the medicine of your garden and how it can benefit the  land and your own body.

There will be an opportunity to learn more about plant language and observation skills that will help you feel more confident around plant medicine, no matter how much or little your experience.

We will also take a look at the design process and how to create a medicine garden tailored for you and your families needs.


Your Tutor:

Kate Fillenham has been a practicing Reflexologist and energetic healer for the last 19 years in the UK, Europe and NZ. Her love of plants began as a small child, which expanded into training in herbal medicine and Permacultural studies. She worked as an environmental education guide in Iceland and NZ for 6 years expanding to her own business "PETAL" for the last 10 years, running her healing clinic and designing permacultural systems that focus on medicine for the land and its inhabitants. 



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Spring 2023 at  The Waygood Foundation Piha

September 9th - Create a new no-dig garden bed, make microbial rich compost, identify perennial edible plants.

September 16th - Raise healthy seedlings - plant for spring - make homemade fertilisers

October 28th - Plant for summer, create supportive bamboo structures, pest proof the garden. 

Limited space bookings essential, contact :

9:30 - 12:00

$35 per workshop

$90 whole package

Stay for a small potluck+plant and seedswap afterwards.


Pruning Workshop with Sherryn Eastmond

Saturday 20th of May 2023 10am-12pm

Sherryn Eastmond is a landscaper, ochardist and

teacher and will guide us in pruning a range

of fruit trees. 

$30 waged $20 unwaged.

For bookings contact Sherryn Eastmond 0276619188

The Waygood Foundation, 9 North Piha road. 


Autumn 2022 Series - Waygood Foundation Piha 

Join Guenther Andraschko for a series of Ecological Building Workshops and get your hands in the clay!

Participants will engage in building a composting toilet with an earth roof using the light earth method, which uses clay and straw to infill a timber frame.

Guenther is an experienced Permaculture designer and educator. He will impart 30 years of earth-building experience as he guides you through a light earth build, giving an understanding of its benefits and process.



*April 9th and 10th

*April 23rd and 24th

*May 21st and 22nd

9am to 4pm daily

Participants can enrol for the whole series or for individual days - $120 per person per day

*Bookings of 6 days or more $100 per person per day

For enquiries contact Claire Inwood at or 0212392809



April - July 2022 at the Waygood Foundation Piha

This course is an interesting mix of ethnobotany, herbal materia medica, harvesting, plant identifi cation, wild plant nutrition, spiritual properties of wild plants and trees, herbal rituals and ceremony, kinesiology, and development of your own gifts of healing, nz plant essences & creative expression, and intuitive development.

DATES 2022

Session 1: April 29th, 30th, and May 1st Session 2: May 28th, 29th, and 30th

Session 3: June 10th, 11th, and 12th

Session 4: July 2nd, 3rd, and 4th




9 North Piha Rd, West Coast of Auckland



Go to:

Or contact: Amy McComb - Plant Rhythms Phone: (09) 816 8680 Mobile: 021 897 874


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