Hot Air Experience helps lift learning to a new level
Developing an appreciation for taonga species, long-finned eel/ tuna has been aided by experiences of looking at life from the perspective of a kāhu auditing rubbish that has been collected from a local roadside, learning about water quality to planting natives at Rimu School
A lifetime of learning with Enviroschools
From being a student involved in the Envirogroup and activities in the local environment at Limehills Primary School to becoming a lead teacher for the Enviroschools Programme at Heddon Bus - Sarah Guise shares her story of how these childhood experiences influenced her decision to teach and how she continues the work of others.
Hedgehope students immersed in local flood plain forest learning
Students from Hedgehope School are taking on a two-year restoration project within ‘Sherwood Forest’, a native bush block located close to the school in Southland. Find out more about how the Action Learning Cycle process has helped guide local curriculum and how a drone is used to measure the current situation.
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.
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1 Billion Trees partnership helps promote restoration project
The Enviroschools team at Environment Southland/ Murihiku are using funding from the 1 Billion Trees partnership with Toimata Foundation to support the involvement of schools in the Waihōpai Planting Programme. ...
Ranui Kindergarten Wise water use supported by Earthwise
Tamariki at Ranui kindergarten love water play! So much so that they needed to be redirected from the water play opportunities that the three unregulated taps and trough provided. Sometimes,...
Water of Life - Experiencing local catchments
After much planning and organisation, the Murihiku Enviroschools team successfully gathered over 220 students, teachers, and organisations together to run our much-anticipated Enviroschools Regional Hui 2022. This year we decided...
Heddon Bush students set clear next steps through silver reflection.
Congratulations to Heddon Bush School for completing a successful silver Enviroschools holistic reflection recently. The day was led by four very confident and enthusiastic enviro leaders who shared their journey...
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