Surplus puaka and provocations lead to Lees Street Kindergarten Sharing Shelf
Lees Street Kindergarten in Invercargill, Southland was a recent recipient of an Earthwise grant in 2021. This enabled them to get materials for a project that considered how to share surplus from their gardens with the community. Find out more about this tamariki-led inquiry that follows the Enviroschools Action Learning Cycle, explores community, sustainability, manaakitanga and building design.
Understanding our awa – developing a collaborative approach to monitoring microplastics
Josh Sullivan, Enviroschools Southland facilitator, tells us about an interesting project emerging from collaboration between Southern Institute of Technology and local Enviroschools and communities. They have been collecting samples from local waterways, tracking data and learning about microplastics with the aim of improving waterway health.
What a difference a year makes - Aparima College students reflect on 2020
Students in the Aparima College EnvioCouncil and their teacher, Lynne Grove, reflect on a full year of action and challenges, celebrations and planning for the next year. Read what the students and their teacher wrote in the Phoenix (school magazine) to share with others.
Manu Tukutuku and Tracking Tunnels Tackled at Tokanui
Josh Sullivan, one of our new facilitators, and most southern, works for Environment Southland Te Taiao Tonga as Environmental Education Facilitator and supports the Enviroschools Programme in the Southland region along with Regional Coordinator Megan Bates. Here he provides a glimpse of how a day immersed in experiential activities can reinforce learning and ignited long-term action.
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