Rainwater tank and gardens nourish learning opportunities
The 2021 Earthwise Action Fund for Enviroschools has helped to develop a sustainable community garden at Hillpark Kindergarten in Tāmaki Makaurau, where tamariki can grow plants and learn the importance of and skills for growing food alongside their whānau.
Lockdown inspired creative online sharing with a positive outcome for Waiheke High School
Waiheke High School students, staff and community can now confidently say that they are a Bronze Enviroschool. Their enthusiasm to continue the holistic reflection process was not dampened by the COVID lockdown and led to an innovative on-line sharing and decision-making process.
Student leaders recognised for their Enviroschools contribution
Alex Parker and Matthew Quot from Botany Downs Secondary School have received the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology for their work in 2020. They have had a substantial involvement in Enviroschools for several years. Matthew and Alex spent time during their busy schedule to reflect on receiving the award and the learning journey that they have been on.
Ecolution leads Long Bay College towards a sustainable future
A group of passionate secondary students from Ecolution at Long Bay College has recently led the school through a process of Enviroschools holistic reflection towards recognition of bronze status. Learn more about the Enviroschools empowered students in this school and what they want to see happen in the future.
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Tāmaki Makaurau/ Auckland Senior Advisor Enviroschools
Auckland Council Sustainability Initiatives team has an opportunity for a Senior Advisor Enviroschools to join a friendly team who are passionate about achieving tangible sustainability outcomes in Tāmaki Makaurau! This...
Mission Heights’ depth and breadth of sustainability evident
Congratulations on maintaining your Green-Gold Status, Mission Heights Primary School! A group of students, teachers and facilitators gathered online in early December to check in about how they continue to...
Transition Pathways Strengthened through Reciprocal Relationships
The Auckland Council Sustainable Schools team ran an engaging zoom for principals and senior management examining Enviroschools transitions and transition pathways. The zui included: Enviroschools founder and Toimata Foundation CE,...
Enviroschools Empowers Ethan to Engage
Ethan McCormick is a young man with passion and a vision for the future to eradicate rats, possums and stoats. Ethan’s journey of learning about native biodiversity and understanding about...