Maeroa Intermediate is Keeping New Zealand Beautiful!

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A group of environment and media savvy students at Maeroa Intermediate in Hamilton are spreading their message about looking after Papatuanuku as far as they can. Their short film, ‘A Difference’ was the winner of The Outlook for Someday People’s … Continue reading

Harvest time brings communities together to celebrate and share

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Autumn is a time when all the hard work in our gardens really pays off and it’s great to see schools and communities come together at this time to celebrate and share this time of abundance. Last weekend the The … Continue reading

Getting down and dirty with adobe at Waikino School

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Students have been having fun stomping in the mud at Waikino School this term. They have been creating clay structures for the corners of their ‘student designed’ school/community gardens, which has been an ongoing inquiry for 2018. Local Permaculture designer … Continue reading

Waikato Waldorf – the journey to Green-Gold

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Waikato Waldorf School became a Green-Gold Enviroschool in November this year – a journey that has been the culmination of much hard work and reflection by the staff, students, parents and everyone in this very special learning community. As their … Continue reading

Maeroa students are empowered to make a difference!

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Earning green koru’s for their school shirt sleeve has proved successful in motivating students to undertake environmental action at Maeroa Intermediate.  Enviro leaders shared their new innovations with teachers from Waikato Enviroschools at a cluster meeting their school hosted in … Continue reading

Designing a ‘Sustainable Building’ and Garden Space

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The Enviroschools Action Learning Cycle drives the inquiry process at Waikino School and they are currently using it to explore sustainable building and gardens. Students work in vertical house groups in order to sustain and develop their Enviroschool initiatives.  Whatever … Continue reading