Tumblers help turn around rodent issues at Tatuanui School
A composting and wormery project at Tatuanui School was a perfect example of supporting student-centred learning, featuring problem solving, collaborating, communicating and resilience-building along the way with the bonus of reduced waste and supersonic soil.
Taupō Tamariki lead Ngahere Rejuvenation at Reservoir
This article captures the joy and celebration of supporting tamariki to plant a ngahere next to their kindergarten. In only 7 years Central Kids Hinemoa Kindergarten have transformed a bare place with an ecosystem that sparks interest, conversations and action in a range of ways.
Gathering highlights importance of belonging at Matariki
Matariki 2022 was even more significant for our country than in recent years as not only did it mark the beginning of the Māori New Year, but it was also celebrated with a raised profile of its meaning and a public holiday. Waikato Waldorf School community have been acknowledging and learning about Matariki for many years, integrating it with their curriculum. Here is their Matariki 2022 story.
A mouthful of fresh produce and ideas
A competition for students that encompassed growing ingredients and preparing healthy food supported a range of learning opportunities for young people in the Waikato. The 2022 Māra Kai Challenge encouraged students from 16 schools to dig and sow, nurture and nourish, hoe and harvest, slice and dice, mix and measure, taste and tweak towards plating and presenting delicious meals for judging.
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Enviroschools instinctive and embedded at Kihikihi Kindergarten
A recent sharing day at Kihikihi Kindergarten affirmed their commitment to the Enviroschools kaupapa and the depth and breadth of the Guiding Principles within their teaching and learning environment. Find...
Seeking understanding, support and solutions - Climate Camp Waikato
Rangatahi from across the Waikato gathered beneath Pirongia mountain for the first Waikato Enviroschools Climate Camp. Over 2 days they engaged in discussion, carried out experiential activities, learned about climate...
Magnificent breakfast marks Marotiri Bronze and Matariki
At Marotiri School every student in every class contributed to a Vision Map and statement, connecting concepts to a shared purpose with school values, and considering ideas to enhance the...
Hamilton Enviroschools Multi-Stage Rejuvenation Project
Students at Hamilton East Primary have been working hard over the past 18 months on a multi-stage rejuvenation project. This is a perfect example of an Enviroschool using their whole...
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