Nga ahu māra grows from Earthwise koha and awesome community support
Nga manu tui tuiā o nga ahu māra ā Papatūānuku - weaving and growing within the embrace of Papatūānuku. The ahu māra at Hastings Intermediate School has seen planning, collaboration, muscle work, teamwork, planting, monitoring, harvesting and enjoyment for all. Find out more about how these gardens have emerged with the support of the whole school's community.
Growing Enviro Go-getters in Hawke’s Bay Secondary Schools
Hinerangi Price is Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Environmental Education Community Facilitator and works predominantly with secondary schools. Here she shares her experience of planning, running and supporting the inaugural Hawke’s Bay Secondary Schools’ (HBSS) Enviro Challenge.
Sowing the seeds of a better future
Napier Central School has sown the seeds for a better future after joining the Enviroschools programme last year. This combined with the support from Garden to Table and the wider community has fed the ground for on-going learning and action for their local environment.
Local curriculum/ marautanga enriches learning at Te Kura o Pakipaki
Weaving their own marautanga/ curriculum with the kaupapa of Enviroschools allows tamariki and whānau to learn alongside each other and connect with their whenua and awa. As a deepening connection to the taiao emerges the maramataka is used to guide activities and strategic planning. Read more here about learning and action at Te kura o Pakipaki.
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Hard mahi and money enables a rich and living curriculum
When we (Waimārama School in Hawke's Bay) received news of our successful Earthwise funding, we were ecstatic as we knew the money would stretch much further than just the initial...
Students Camp Out For the Climate at Tūtira.
The Enviroschools Hawke’s Bay facilitation team raised understanding and hope at a recent overnight camp that explored climate change and positive actions. An Enviroschools camp focused on Climate Change met...
Wairoa Kindergarten - working together towards a sustainable community
Wairoa Kindergarten recently reflected on their Enviroschools journey and everyone agreed that they aligned to the silver statement with ample evidence showing how tamariki and their whānau are being supported...
Ōtātara Outdoor Learning Centre - EIT is a Finalist for the Green Gown Awards Australasia
Recently it was announced that EIT is a finalist candidate for the Green Gown Awards (delivered by Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability). The Awards are open to all Australasian tertiary institutions...