On Tuesday 2nd of April, a group of tamariki and kaiako from Picton Kindergarten visited the Kuini Harata Kaitiaki Team (the Queen Charlotte College envirogroup) to deliver a presentation about the monarch butterfly…
The Picton Kindergarten tamariki were very knowledgeable and explained the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, the butterfly food source, how to protect them and what predators they are vulnerable to.
The Kaitiaki students also learnt about the important work happening with the tagging programme, so we all can find out where our Marlborough monarchs go.
Picton Kindergarten kindly gifted the Kaitiaki group some swan plant seeds and their very own caterpillar who they have named Jo.
Jo is doing very nicely, eating lots and getting big and fat!
Queen Charlotte College Kaitiaki are now joining the tagging programme and any donations of swan plants during the year will be gratefully received.
The Queen Charlotte College Kaitiaki were very grateful to have the tamariki from Picton Kindergarten share their knowledge and inspire them.