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One Family, One Journey: To escape the rat race and live sustainably free
Free Range Family in Wanaka

We made it to Wanaka!

We’re here in Wanaka! Finally done it. Yep, we got on the boat and left Wellington. See ya later alligator. I was going to bollocks…

Simple Sustainable Living

Hello, Well, the Free Range Family is finally fulfulling our dream to move back to Wanaka!  We move next week, yikes!  Been busy…
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Being Self-Reliant Isn’t About DIY

Being self-reliant isn’t about trying to do everything on your own; it’s about making common sense choices to improve your life.…
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Spring has sprung

    Spring has sprung down here in the Southern Hemisphere. Today it’s Labour Day. A national holiday in New Zealand when…
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The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Heya, It's human nature to complicate things. But sometimes in order to achieve the simple life it pays to take what already works…
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What’s in this Good S#%t Doc?

I bet you’re just dying to know aren’t you? What exactly goes into an amazing salve, tea, poultice, and more that restores your…
Plant Your Own Medicinal Garden

5 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Medicine Garden

It’s Autumn here in the Southern Hemisphere and Spring over in the North. Spring is a great time to get the ground ready after…
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Upcycle Your Wage into a Sustainable Income

April 7, 2015
Friday night has just rolled around. All your colleagues are going out on the town for a big night. Instead of heading to the pub…
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Top 7 Reasons to Start Upcycling Today

April 6, 2015
Reuse is becoming such a large part of our lives here at the Free Range Family as we journey to become sustainably free. Nowhere…

The Free Range Manifesto

About Us

If you want to live a freer lifestyle than the debt laden, consumptive, stressful life that most people lead today - the Free Range Lifestyle is for you...