Riverview Students Seek a Sustainable Future Together with their Community
Riverview Primary School and community in Kerikeri Northland recently shared some of their learn and sustainable actions with Enviroschools visitors as part of a sharing and decision-making day towards their Green-Gold status. Here we learn about the experience of spending the day with passionate young people and committed adults.
Humane Pest Control - An in-depth Northland Perspective
People engaged in the struggle against pests face something of an ethical dilemma every day. They know they’re doing work essential to the protection of New Zealand’s native animals, birds, plants and trees – but they’re also actively killing animals that are in our country through no fault of their own. Learn more about the Northland Enviroschools Project Pest Control approach here.
Kaitiakitanga – Tamariki explore pest control with respect at Ruawai Kindergarten
The vision of a healthy, peaceful, and sustainable community involves bringing together many different skills, perspectives and resources. At Ruawai Kindergarten they have been addressing an issue that affects the well-being of their learning spaces. Head Teacher Teresa Robertson and the teaching team Lisa Matthews, Chanelle McLaughlin and Kyla Johnson tell us about fostering this process.
Northland Kindergarten Association Commits to Sustainable Energy Options.
Northland Kindergarten Association have 14 Enviroschools and a strong commitment to engaging in sustainable practices throughout the Association. Here Richard Storey from NKA tells us about a long-term sustainable initiative that has already reaped rewards.
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