Regional Enviroschools Map
Fostering Inter-generational Learning at Te Puna Kindergarten
Nestled in the rural village of Te Puna, you’ll find Te Puna Kindergarten. The kindergarten has formed a lovely friendship with their neighbour, Farmer Gordon Burr. The children love their visits to his farm, and Gordon gets just as much out of the visits as the children.
Students Get Blitzing Amongst the Dunes
With the support of Maketū Ongatoro Wetland Society students in Te Puke have been busy constructing mini bio-blitzes, surveying the water quality of streams flowing into Maketū and Little Waihi Estuaries, and learning about the impacts of humans, pests and grazing animals.
Food Forest a Place for Kai and Tamariki to Grow
Arataki Kindergarten’s food forest garden is continuing to provide rich opportunities for children’s learning, as well as kindergarten, whānau, and community learning partnerships.