Eco-Festival Presenters and Presentations

The expansion of Voices of Sacred Earth Eco-Festival now includes additional presentation areas, especially one with an emphasis on Lifestyle choices and Eco-sustainability.

New presenters for this year include:

Will Tuttle Live in Australia & New Zealand

will-tuttle-portraitDr Will Tuttle reveals crucial and empowering information that has been, until now, almost completely concealed. His best-selling book, The World Peace Diet, has been heralded as the harbinger of a new world where peace, freedom, wellness, and harmony are actually possible, and in it, he elucidates the hidden keys to positive individual and social transformation.

Dr Tuttle will be presenting the ideas from his book at Voices of Sacred Earth 2014. He has a feature presentation on Saturday 22 Feb, from 1:00pm-1:45pm, free to the public.

The World Peace Diet – Will explains: “What is so simple as eating an apple? And yet, what could be more sacred or profound? Food is our most intimate and telling connection, both with the natural order and with our cultural heritage. But it is increasingly clear that the choices we make about food today are leading to environmental degradation, enormous human health problems, and unimaginable cruelty toward our fellow creatures.”

About the author – Will Tuttle has a master’s degree in humanities from San Francisco State University and a Ph.D. in the philosophy of education from the University of California, Berkeley. A professional pianist, composer, and teacher, he has for the last fifteen years presented at progressive churches, vegetarian and human potential conferences, and intentional communities throughout the country. He trained in Korea as a Zen Buddhist monk and has worked extensively in Tai Chi, yoga, meditation, intuition development, and spiritual healing. He lives in Healdsburg, California.

Find out more about Dr Will Tuttle and The World Peace Diet at

The Song that is Singing the Earth with Laura Clark

laura-clark-portraitLaura has been the Director NZ School of Natural Healing 1996-2009 and has a healing and astrology practice in Auckland. Laura conducts talks and courses on esoteric subjects, and has facilitated group meditations, group work and individual transformative processes for over 30 years.

Laura explains: “Ageless Wisdom texts continue to provide illumination and method and are translated into modern idiom for the purposes of education.

“The basis of much of my study has been the Alice Bailey books. However, I have read widely Theosophical and Ageless Wisdom texts and endorse the view that all paths lead to the mountain top; whilst the terminology varies, the same message is given in the various teachings. Reference to the keys found in different cultures and spiritual traditions is often given in my writings. Current study includes the Secret Doctrine, Powell, Bailey.”

Laura has a feature presentation on Sunday 23 Feb, from 1:00pm-1:45pm, free to the public.

Natural Therapies from a Holistic Perspective – Wellpark College

Sarah-Peni-wellpark-400px– Sarah Peni, Registered Naturopath, Medical Herbalist, Qualified Energy Healer & Educator

In this talk Sarah will discuss Natural Therapies from the Holistic Perspective that recognises the Hierarchy of the Soul, and the Personality Infusion process which illuminates the path forward. Through the active process of creating balance and harmony in one’s personal life, one creates sustainable practices for the whole. Sarah says: “I would love you to join me as we explore these concepts in a grounded and practical way, simple and creative solutions to enhance health, and well-being for ourselves, and the environment in which we live, co-creating simple solutions to a sustainable future.”

Melissa Bult Angel Guidance Ltd testimonial: “Sarah is an extremely talented, professional and knowledgeable healer. My personal experiences with Sarah’s work have been very healing for me both physically and energetically and I trust her absolutely. Sarah is a wise, compassionate and skilled individual who takes great care in her work, hence, I thoroughly recommend Sarah to all of my clients.”

Wellpark will feature this presentation on Sunday 23 Feb, from 3:00pm-3:45pm, free to the public.

Full Timetable of Eco-Festival Presentations

Saturday 22nd Feb Topic Presenter/s
Start End
10:00 10:15 Endless joy of creativity Berislava World
there will be a 15 minute break between sessions through the day
10:30 11:15 Extended – Why do so many people in Yoga classes have bunions? Dr Cherye Roche
11:30 11:45 Forest and Bird active In Conservation on the North Shore North Shore Forest and Bird
12:00 12:15 Breath – an universal tool to life Art of Living Foundation
12:30 12:45 Stopping smart metters Katherine Smith
13:00 – 13:45 Extended Session – The World Peace Diet Dr Will Tuttle
14:00 14:15
Uncensored Health
Jonathan Eisen from NZ Journal of Natural Medicine
14:30 14:45 The benefits of Social Enterprise Adriana Avendano from Conscious Consumers and GWAMU
15:00 15:15 Finding Our Tribe: lessons learned along the way Ahika Community Trust
15:30 15:45 Deep sea oil – not worth the risk. What you can do about it Gen Toop and Robin Wilson Whiting from Greenpeace
16:00 16:15 Coromandel Story: Communities holding power & inspiration for taking action Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki
16:30 16:45 Principles of the Universal Peace Federation (the family is the school of love) Universal Peace Federation


Sunday 23rd Feb Topic Presenter/s
Start End
10:00 10:15 Thought, work and actions Alan Jamesersum
10:30 10:45 YEPT – Yoga Education in Prisons Aotearoa YEPT
11:00 11:15 Empowering the youth of the 21st Century Youth ambassadors from Soul Destiny Foundation
11:30 11:45 Experiences in home composting and time banking from a local environment
Whaingaroa Environment Centre
12:00 12:15 Accessing Your Gifts of Divine Potential Gail Taylor
12:30 12:45 Saving Paradise Forest Emma Brodie from Greenpeace
13:00 – 13:45 Extended Session – The song that is singing the earth Laura Clark
14:00 14:15 How to end fluoridation in Auckland Fluoride Action Network
14:30 14:45 Fonterra’s proposed coal mine near Auckland Coal Action Network
15:00 – 15:45 Extended Session – Natural Therapies from a Holistic Perspective Wellpark College of Natural Therapies
16:00 16:25 Ending the food war Sam Shay
16:25 16:30 Little break
16:30 16:45 How to eat local, clean and cheap Sam Shay

Presenter Profiles

Dr. Cherye Roche – Sports Chiropractor / Kinesiologist / Biomechanist; Clinical Director: Pure Healthcare Albany – Integrated Natural Healthcare Group

Cherye says: “In any large yoga class you will find that over half of the students have bunions, and most of them have one bunion worse than the other. The old wives tales about the source of bunions are not true. You inherit your bunions from your parents. Or more accurately, you inherit your joint biomechanics from your parents and this causes the development of bunions, chronic joint pains, and muscle tension and imbalance.”

At this talk, Dr. Cherye, internationally recognized expert on biomechanics, posture and functional movement, will show you how your “foot bone is connected to your spine bone”.

Ahika Community Trust

Ahika is a point of convergence, where awakened souls can engage in the co-creation of a world of healing and beauty.  The Community is a small group of people who travel lightly on this sacred Earth. We are team players – easy going and respectful, seeking expressions of interest from like-minded others with a high level of personal integrity who resonate with the values of a mature, creative and awakened community.  We invite you to visit our stall and learn who we are, our vision and how you and can become a trustee. With Love -Bruce Lipton, Graeme Sait, Leigh Mason, Bill Watson.

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Gail Taylor – Accessing Your Gifts of Divine Potential

Gail explains: “Paintings for the Soul are beautiful paintings co-created with Spirit, in alignment with the fulfilment of the Divine Plan assisting you on your Life’s journey.

“As a clear channel for Spirit, I hold Monthly Meditation evenings and I am regularly guided to hold Specific Presentations consisting of High Energies & Light Language.”

Dr. Sam Shay – acupuncturist, chiropractor, functional neurologist, and wellness coach.

Sam explains: “As an entertaining and engaging presenter, I empower my audience members and patients with practical, at-home solutions to the 10 distinct facets of wellness that must be simultaneously attended to for optimal health.

“I have seen patients in NZ since 2010, treating a wide range of issues from injuries to chronic disease with this multi-faceted approach.” Special Events and The Sacred Earth Water Journey