Well worth a listen! Oturu School Principal, Fraser Smith talks to Kathryn Ryan about being shortlisted for best first book at the NZ Book Awards. Fraser talks at length about writing Awatea’s Treasure in collaboration with his students and being a Green Gold Enviroschool, student agency, and the benefits for the whole school community.
The Avis Leeson Trust have more than 1,000 fruit trees to give away this year thanks to the generosity of Andy and Sandi McGrath of McGrath Nurseries. This year there will be lots of apples and pears with the possibility … Continue reading →
On June 1st, 54 students from around the Waipa gathered for the 5th annual Waipa Earth Champions event organised by Waikato Enviroschools and local educators. Pūniu River Care Inc. members led the learning by talking about their Marae based programme … Continue reading →
The Story of Stuff Project’s journey began with a 20-minute online movie about the way we make, use and throw away all the Stuff in our lives. The Story of Stuff is a catalyst for change . . . Five years and … Continue reading →
Te Aho Tū Roa and Toimata Foundation are proud to share Te Ara i Takahia an online resource showcasing the inspiring awa restoration project undertaken by Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rawhiti Roa, a kura leading leading the way … Continue reading →
Dunedin Enviroschool, Carisbrook Primary have launched a petition to parliament to ban the single-use plastic shopping bag. On their behalf we are asking for the support of all NZ Enviroschools to get as many signatures as possible to show the NZ … Continue reading →
Whitebait season is upon us. And around the country people are relishing the thought of delicious whitebait patties, while others are dreading the thought, knowing full well that these tiny critters are under threat of extinction. It’s a sad fact and … Continue reading →