08 December 2016

Ecology, God and Community course

In 2017 Laidlaw College, in partnership with A Rocha Aoteara/New Zealand, is offering a flexible learning course (Feb-June) that explores the interconnectedness of nature and a Christian theology of “creation-care”.

It includes an intensive week of experiential learning (20-24 March) in Whāingaroa/Raglan at the A Rocha-led Karioi: Maunga ki te Moana (Mountain to Sea) Project, a community-biodiversity restoration project that seeks to return Mount Karioi to a sea bird mountain. See: http://karioimaunga.co.nz

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When During Laidlaw College’s Semester 1, 2017 (Feb to June), with the intensive week of experiential learning from Monday to Sunday, 20 March – 26 March 2017.
​For more info​ contact andrew.shepherd@arocha.org or cerlam@laidlaw.ac.nz

Cost Laidlaw College course fee + $300 to cover food, accommodation and activity costs for intensive week


Dr Andrew Shepherd is the Co-Director of A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand. He has twenty years’ experience facilitating learning in the areas of theology, ethics and environmental studies with tertiary education institutions, churches and community organisations.

Kristel Van Houte is the Co-Director of A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand and the manager of the Karioi Project.