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.
Enviroschools Lens Shines a Sustainable Light on an ECE Setting
Comrie Park Kindergarten, the only Green-Gold Enviroschools Kindergarten in Northland, hosted an Enviroschools workshop for early childhood teachers from as far north as Ahipara, to inspire other teachers and provide ideas for practical application at their own centres and wider communities.
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Latest News & Events
Event celebrates Funding Boost for Pest Control in Northland
Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage recently attended a Predator Free Whangārei celebration as part of a $6 million funding announcement from Predator Free 2050 Limited and the Provincial Growth Fund...
Northland Regional Council Environmental Awards 2020
The Northland Regional Council Environmental Awards are about recognising the people and organisations making that work happen. It’s a chance to highlight the can-do attitudes and incredible contributions that Northlanders...
Mission Place Kindergarten celebrates Bronze!
Tumeke Mission Place Kindergarten! Cr Colin Kitchen congratulated the Kaitaia kindergarten community on achieving the Enviroschools Bronze stage. Mission Place Kindergarten is creating an environment that shows aroha towards the...
Hikurangi School Petition to Parliament
Hikurangi School is a small rural kura north of Whangarei in Northland. This year they have been learning about the many species of fresh water fish, and their research led...