Common Ground


Enabling regenerative housing communities that 

enhance social, economic, and ecological wellbeing

We vision thriving communities of connected people in healthy ecosystems

and a vibrant local economy

We provide training, consulting, and facilitation

using a living systems design framework 

to enable community-focused, regenerative housing developments

Regenerative

Land Systems

Designing land-based projects guided by permaculture principles to ensure they are ecologically sustainable, financially viable, and socially responsible.

Community-Focused

Housing & Ecovillages

Developing housing solutions in partnership with diverse stakeholders that meet the social, ecological, cultural, and economic needs of the people living there. 

Who & What We Support

  • Community Land Trusts

    We can support CLTs in a number of ways including capacity building for staff and trustees, facilitating the regenerative design process, community engagement, and networking with stakeholders.

  • Housing Community Pioneers

    There are many housing and neighbourhood types for those who want to create their own housing solutions and intentional communities. We can help pioneers at any stage of their housing community development process.

  • Local, Regional & Central Goverments

    We help Councils & Government Staff to understand and enable regenerative housing community initiatives and to effectively bring on board community groups and other stakeholders like developers, land owners, and other key enablers.

  • Developers

    We work with visionary and innovative developers who want to leave a legacy of a housing development that is responsive to community needs, ecologically sustainable, and socially cohesive.

How we support your project's success

Systems Design &

Project Architecture

Network Weaving & Stakeholder Engagement

Facilitation &

Effective Teams

Transformative Learning:

Build Your Skills & Knowledge in 

 How to Create Alternative Housing Solutions

We are launching a transformational programme for visionaries and creators of innovative housing communities that value connected living, affordability, and sustainability.   Check out our Mastermind programme.  Places limited.

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Common Ground 

Whakatū/Nelson, Aotearoa/New Zealand│Director, Zola Rose (027) 449-0422kiaora@commonground.net.nz

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