Robina works as a community development facilitator, permaculture educator, organic garden designer, and nature connection guide, with more than 30 years experience behind her. She has taught and applied her powerful participatory processes for collective decision-making and action to households, neighbourhoods, schools, farms, eco villages and bioregions throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand as well as in 15 countries internationally. She has produced a range of practical teaching resources, including a Treecrop Species Compendium, a Home Garden
Coaching guide, and a Community Facilitation manual called ‘Grounding Vision: Empowering Culture’. Robina is founder of The Institute of
Earthcare Education Aotearoa (www.earthcare-education.org), a Charitable Trust dedicated to sustainability education. In 1985 she also pioneered the Tui Land Trust in Golden Bay (www.tuitrust.org.nz), a residential farm community where she has her home. In 2012 Robina initiated ‘The Localising Food Project’ (www.localisingfood.com), through which she is becoming a recognised documentary producer.