Students seek a sustainable future with community
Waiotira students seek a sustainable future together with their community through showing an understanding and awareness for Ecological Sustainability, Conservation, Guardianship and being environmentally aware. (School Policy). Read more about what practices and actions they have undertaken and what they plan for the future.
Kaipara Moana Remediation partner with Northern Kaipara Secondary Schools
Farmers, iwi/hapū and community groups are all engaging in a visionary programme of ecological restoration in the 640,000 ha Kaipara Harbour catchment. Young people are helping scale up this ambitious approach by being involved through their Enviroschools learning and action. Jacque Knight, Northland Regional Council Enviroschools Facilitator talks about how this came about
Wondering about weeds and water on the Waitaua awa - BestStart Pipiwai initiate restoration
A journey of learning and action has begun around the health and wellbeing of their local awa at BestStart Pipiwai Kindergarten. The curiosity and wonderings about this once neglected waterway has led to a wealth of learning for tamariki and a supportive community response.
Guided by Maramataka, aligned with our Enviroschools Kaupapa
Parihaka is a Bronze Enviroschool kindergarten that is deeply connected to the whenua on which it stands, Parihaka Maunga (Whangarei). Parihaka Kindergarten also won a NKA (Northland Kindergarten Association) Kauri scholarship which enabled staff to delve into the teachings of maramataka. Their story of learning is unique and inspiring and some of this is captured here.
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Enviroschools Facilitator vacancy: Whangarei, New Zealand
A 20 hour/week contract is available for the right person to join the Enviroschools Northland team. This is an opportunity: for an experienced educator who's passionate about the environment and...
Ngā Taonga o Tatou Atua Wahine
One of our Northland Kindergarten Association (NKA) Kaiako and Head Teachers, Karlene Nesbit from Selwyn Park Kindergarten (also a lead Enviroschools teacher) has written a pukapuka for tamariki. “Ngā Taonga...
Paparoa Wetland provides context for tuākana – tēina learning
A very successful Enviroschools Northland planting day was recently held at Paparoa Lions Walkway to increase native biodiversity. Students from Ruawai College, Paparoa, Tinopai and Matakohe schools planted 1500 native...
Empowered Tamariki pave way for a Sustainable Ruawai Community
Sharing the aroha from Ruawai Kindergarten – what an inspirational group of people, living landscapes and whare! Head teacher Teresa Robertson, Ruawai Kindergarten, expresses her gratitude and pride, below. Yesterday,...
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