Regional Enviroschools Map
Connections with Nature and Community Develop Together at Local Reserve
A nature connection movement is emerging within schools and early childhood centres in Wellington City’s northern suburbs. Sparked by a teacher professional development experience run by Enviroschools and the Porirua Harbour Trust, teachers and students are experiencing the benefits of connecting with nature and connecting with one another.
Generation of Changemakers Emerges at Greytown School
A whole-school enquiry into sustainability at Greytown School has led students to research ways they can reduce waste in their community. When it came to the all-important action-taking aspect of the inquiry, each class focussed on a different stage of the waste hierarchy and were persistent in coming up with solutions...
Ecology Restoration Leads to Deeper Inquiry in Kaitiakitanga
Schools on the Motu Kairangi peninsula have all participated in the drive to make their peninsular predator free and to restore the ecology. Not only has this provided an engaging and locally relevant learning context for the students, it has also catalysed an inquiry among the schools into the area’s Māori history, prompting deeper connections between teachers, students, and the environment.