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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

Collaborative Approach to Restoration Reaps Rewards

Enviroschools Canterbury facilitator Matt Stanford tells us about the success of a collaborative approach to local learning and action which has led to engaged students, effective restoration in the Selwyn District, and recognition in both the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network and the 2019 Canterbury...

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Winning Combination of People and Process Reducing Waste at  Papakowhai School

At Papakowhai School, waste management is led by the students, with strong support from the teachers, the caretaker, the principal, the council, education providers and other schools. When you get the right people on board, and some strong processes in place, the combination can be...

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Plan A, B, C is Earth!

Students at Sylvia Park School were asked, “How can we ensure we don’t need Mars as our Plan B planet?” In response, students and teachers designed and constructed their own outdoor classroom –  improving the school’s sustainability and helping to educate friends and whānau.

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Pinehaven School's Whole School Commitment to Kaitiakitanga

Inspired by the connection with the environment their students had experienced from community plantings, the staff and community wanted to generate a culture of kaitiakitanga at Pinehaven School. They started to think about restoring Pinehaven stream which runs through the park adjacent to the school...

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Connect to My Place to Make a Difference in My Space

When Wanaka Primary students engaged in their year-long, whole school enquiry “Connect to my Place, Make a Difference in my Space”, their discoveries in their local waterways convinced them to take action. They took their plight all the way to the Minister of Conservation, who...

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111Enviroschools
Northland

3 Regional partners

255Enviroschools
Auckland

5 Regional partners

175Enviroschools
Waikato

15 Regional partners

60Enviroschools
Bay of Plenty

5 Regional partners
5 Collaborators

27Enviroschools
Gisborne

4 Regional partners

48Enviroschools
Taranaki

7 Regional partners
9 Collaborators

62Enviroschools
Hawke's Bay

6 Regional partners
1 Collaborator

73Enviroschools
Manawatu-Whanganui

10 Regional partners

136Enviroschools
Wellington

9 Regional partners

27Enviroschools
Nelson

2 Regional partners

26Enviroschools
Tasman

2 Regional partners

36Enviroschools
Marlborough

3 Regional partners

13Enviroschools
West Coast

4 Regional partners
4 Collaborators

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Canterbury

11 Regional partners
2 Collaborators

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Otago

8 Regional partners

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Southland

5 Regional partners

NATIONWIDE
1,274
Enviroschools
172,300
Tamariki and students
15,700
Teachers and other staff
157
Regional Coordinators and Facilitators
91
Regional
Partners
18
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Collaborators
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