Queenstown Lakes Enviroschools develop projects and practices
2020 was a challenging year for everyone and we want to mihi the teachers and students of Enviroschools in Queenstown Lakes District for their energy and passion towards creating a more sustainable world. Here is a summary of the amazing mahi being undertaken in their schools, centres and communities.
Connecting with their place is central to learning - Central Otago update
Each Enviroschool completes an annual review of their sustainability highlights and achievements over the year, along with identifying challenges, plans and aspirations for the upcoming year. This is a summary celebration of the amazing mahi schools are carrying out in Central Otago schools and communities during 2020 and the difference that Enviroschools is making.
Local Enviroschools collaborate and contribute to help grow a Sustainable Waitaki Community
As part of their reflective practice, each Enviroschool completes an annual review of their sustainability highlights and achievements over the year, along with identifying challenges, plans and aspirations for the upcoming year. Below is a collated 2020 update from Waitaki schools and early childhood centres.
Students Seek Insights Towards Ensuring a Thriving Future
After a few weeks back at school post-lockdown, the normal rhythm and flow of the days returned, sports slowly began returning, assemblies and other gatherings became possible, we returned to ‘normal’. But will everything return to normal? Find out more about The Catlins Area School inquiry.
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Latest News & Events
Kaikorai Valley College in Otago has a Farm on its School Grounds......
Science teacher Dr Simon McMillian started Kaikorai Valley College’s farm six years ago. “We have a lot of land in our school and we weren’t using it,” he says. With...
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...