Nau Mai ki Enviroschools

Enviroschools is an environmental action based programme where young people are empowered to design and lead sustainability projects in their schools, neighbourhoods and country.

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Creating Change

Ideas take root after an inspirational event

Enviroschools facilitates opportunities for students to connect with one another and also to their place. With research showing that mindfulness and being in nature can mitigate anxiety, the value of this kind of interaction is clear. An event hosting renowned primatologist and conservationist, Jane Goodall...

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A Golden opportunity to explore Māori Perspectives through an Atua Activity.

A day spent with Enviroschools facilitator, CJ, modelling an Enviroschools activity around atua Māori has led to a month-long focus at Golden Bay Kindergarten, building knowledge and understanding of Ranginui, Papatūānuku and their children and considering tikanga that is appropriate for their place. Rochelle Nicholls...

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Seatoun School takes action for community guardianship

Seatoun School is sited on some very special land right beside the ocean and the Oruaiti Reserve on Motu Kairangi. The students and staff take their responsibility to show kaitiakitanga seriously. This story is about an engaging whole school inquiry that led to a range...

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Kowhaiwhai at Carterton

Carterton School students have been studying identity and diversity. This learning has developed a deeper understanding of inclusivity and led to them developing kowhaiwhai panels to represent their community. Read more here about how these panels were designed and what they represent.

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We hear you on waste

Student-driven change is at the heart of Enviroschools. At Our Lady of the Rosary School in Lower Hutt, it started with students noticing the amount of litter in their playground and has culminated in a whole new school policy based on kaitiakitanga.

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126Enviroschools
Northland

3 Regional partners

279Enviroschools
Auckland

5 Regional partners

180Enviroschools
Waikato

15 Regional partners

61Enviroschools
Bay of Plenty

5 Regional partners
5 Collaborators

27Enviroschools
Gisborne

4 Regional partners

60Enviroschools
Taranaki

6 Regional partners
10 Collaborators

66Enviroschools
Hawke's Bay

5 Regional partners
2 Collaborators

74Enviroschools
Manawatu-Whanganui

10 Regional partners

134Enviroschools
Wellington

9 Regional partners
7 Collaborators

28Enviroschools
Nelson

2 Regional partners

26Enviroschools
Tasman

2 Regional partners

36Enviroschools
Marlborough

3 Regional partners

14Enviroschools
West Coast

4 Regional partners
4 Collaborators

98Enviroschools
Canterbury

11 Regional partners
2 Collaborators

91Enviroschools
Otago

8 Regional partners

49Enviroschools
Southland

5 Regional partners

NATIONWIDE
1,349
Enviroschools
338,200
Tamariki and students
15,700
Teachers and other staff
156
Regional Coordinators and Facilitators
89
Regional
Partners
27
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Collaborators
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