Stepping into the natural backyard
Research shows that experiences in nature are fundamental to people taking action to care for our environment. Find out how Konini School is building an ongoing relationship with nature in their local area and embedding this into the fabric of school life.
He Taonga o Kaitiakitanga
Enviroschools Te Upoko o Te Ika a Māui was gifted te Taonga o Kaitiakitanga, a Māui dolphin artwork and now this has been passed around the region, providing a catalyst for learning, connections and action. Learn more about how each kaitiaki Enviroschool has responded to this treasure.
Students Inspired to bring about whole school Recycling at Kuranui College
“Inspire Time” at Kuranui College, in Greytown, provided the ideal opportunity for Cameron, Ngakau, Aleisha, Jeremy and teacher Rachel, to investigate and initiate a long overdue school-wide recycling system. The students articulated two main drivers for recycling - to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with creating new products.
Empowered to make a difference: profiling Ben Carson of Kāpiti
Read our interview with Ben Carson, a recent graduate of Kāpiti College now studying Ecology at Otago University. Ben shares how his involvement in the Kāpiti College Eco Action group helped him make the shift from interest in the environment to being empowered to make real change.
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