Students’ Powerful Waste Submissions Impressed Christchurch City Councillors.
In this story from Canterbury, students from 2 schools reflect on their experiences with preparing and submitting to the Christchurch City Council's Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan and speaking to this at a council hearing.
Overnight Camp Inspires Students to Pitch in for their Special Places
This year the Enviroschools Canterbury facilitation team ran an inspirational, practical fun two days of learning for student leaders’ in the beautiful location of Tūhaitara Coastal Park. Read more about the activities and discussions held in this culturally and ecologically significant place.
Students Review Building Design Elements for Effectiveness
Students at Lincoln High School in Canterbury undertook an inquiry into design, materials and building construction to learn more about a special space at their Enviroschool where people now enjoy learning and teaching in. Here are excerpts from the report that Lucy, Amelia and Ashleigh put together. The full report can be found through the link below.
Student Develops Plant Conservation and Leadership Skills Through Riparian Restoration Involvement
A young plant conservationist, Toby Benison, from Springston School, Kura o Makonui, in Canterbury has recently been acknowledged for his significant contribution to a local waterway. Enviroschools Canterbury Facilitator Matt Stanford explains why this motivated student received a New Zealand Plant Conservation Network Award.
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Restoring our Native Trees - Enviroschools collaboration with Te Ara Kakariki
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