Sharing Kai Helps Grow Sustainable Communities in Otago
The Enviroschools Guiding Principle of Sustainable Communities encompasses learning across a range of interconnected ideas and concepts including nurturing people and nature. Students around Otago have been working hard to contribute to food supply within their communities. Each school has developed their own approach to this, each holding “sharing” at the heart of their projects.
Connect to My Place to Make a Difference in My Space
When Wanaka Primary students engaged in their year-long, whole school enquiry “Connect to my Place, Make a Difference in my Space”, their discoveries in their local waterways convinced them to take action. They took their plight all the way to the Minister of Conservation, who was so impressed she visited the school to find out more...
Otago Students Proud of Their School's Sustainability Journey
Waitati Primary School is a vibrant country school north of Dunedin – an Enviroschool since 2002. Robyn Zink, Regional Co-ordinator for Otago Enviroschools, spent time chatting to students at Waitati about their Enviroschools journey and the value of reflection...
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Maheno School is Going Solar!
The sky is the sustainability limit for Maheno School after it was granted $49,000 to install solar panels on its roof. Maheno School is the first to be featured in...
Pupils dine out on sustainable packaging
Plastic, plastic everywhere, whatever can we do? That was the question pupils at Weston School, near Oamaru, asked of Oamaru restaurant Midori, which, as it turned out, was more than...