Ecological building principles are woven through Landscape design at Waikino School
In 2018 students at Waikino School worked with a local permaculture designer to explore ways of incorporating ecological structures in their garden area. This resulted in a combination of approaches that were integrated to create a diverse living landscape.
Well-constructed process supports building an Adobe Wall at Raglan Kindergarten
This story was shared by the teachers and tamariki at Raglan Kindergarten in 2017 after they followed a process of ecological building discovery and learning. They explored adobe building as a way to connect to people and place and worked with community experts to create adobe structures. Read more about this experiential process.
Learning in, about and for the environment inspires Waikato Educators
Despite the challenges of planning an event through a global pandemic, high enthusiasm for engagement in biodiversity projects and extra funding saw a successfully the Waikato workshop held in October 2020. Read more about the benefits of bringing 25 educators and 12 experts together to share knowledge and expertise.
Cooking up creative ideas and leaving an ecological building legacy
What if students could harvest food needed for a recipe from school land and prepare this in a purpose-built kitchen right next to the gardens? How could students contribute to this process? Learn more about the Hukanui Living Room Kitchen and the involvement that students had in the design and build.
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Enviroschools Facilitator (Environmental Education) Taupo/ Rotorua
Waikato Regional Council is currently looking for a Taupo/ Rotorua based Enviroschools Facilitator to join the Waikato team. This role is: An opportunity to make a difference with a positive...
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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