The Ngapeke 7 Trust is an Ahu Whenua Trust for the Ngapeke Number 7 Block in Welcome Bay, Tauranga. The landblock located off Welcome Bay Road, is approximately 15kms southeast of downtown Tauranga City. It is 16.625 hectares of mixed use whenua – approximately 5.3Ha is effective for horticulture and other developments, 4.43Ha lower lying flats that borders the Waitao River and the balance is in scattered bush and rough vegetation.

The above image shows the first zone of the Permaculture project taking shape with the swales and pond. Photos below show the progression from more of an open pastoral block with vegetation and bush growth over the decades.