Do you know of anyone know anyone with children (aged 11-18) in the wider Taumarunui, Taupo or Thames area? The Outlook for Someday workshops are running this week and next. They are free and there are spaces!! These workshops are … Continue reading
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Last Wednesday was a wonderful example of how children learn by doing, as 250 students from 26 Enviroschools joined together at Hamilton Gardens to celebrate the year’s theme of ‘whanaunatanga’. We were welcomed by the beautiful voices of Hillcrest Normal Kapahaka … Continue reading
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Linking science/pūtaiao to Māori language, culture and identity through students’ local tikanga, whakapapa and stories is getting some great results for the Matakōkiri project. Matakōkiri is an iwi-based science programme run by Te Taumata o Ngāti Whakaue Iko Ake Trust for … Continue reading
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A problem become an opportunity at Wairakei Primary School, when students were exploring alternatives for growing food in Taupo’s poor soils and cold climate. Students had come across hydroponics, which lead them on to aquaponics, a way to grow food … Continue reading
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More than 200 children from 13 schools across the Waikato region attended this year’s Enviroschools event at the Mystery Creek Event Centre on November 12. Students were showcasing inquiry and action projects they had undertaken over the course of the year … Continue reading