Caring for our place, protecting our pīngao
Funding received from the Earthwise Action Fund in 2021 enabled ākonga from Ngataki School to learn in and about their local pīngao ecosystem. Supported by local pīngao kaitiaki they engaged in propagation and planting. Read more about this meaningful local curriculum learning and action.
Ākonga-led learning and action at Oruaiti celebrated
Having already been recognised within the Te Taitokarau/ Northland Region for Environmental Excellence, Oruaiti School was named a finalist in the Prime Minister’s Education Focus category for Excellence in Environmental and Sustainability Education and has now been announced the 2021 winner! This is their story.
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.
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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,...
Water for Life – Resilient Communities in a Changing Climate
Dozens of Year Four to Eight students, their whānau and teachers gathered at separate Whangārei and Kaipara Enviroschools expo events in November to learn about the impacts the climate has...
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