Spotlights for

Inspiration

We put the Spotlight on ākonga, environmental education providers and communities who are working together to solve local issues. Seasonal collections of resources are also highlighted here.

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Nature Books to Love and Share

We explore ways you can use pukapuka with ākonga, including our favourite nature storybooks from Aotearoa and overseas.

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Educator Professional Learning
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Research
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Te Ao Māori
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Aotearoa-wide

Nature Books to Love and Share

We explore ways you can use pukapuka with ākonga, including our favourite nature storybooks from Aotearoa and overseas.

Nature Books to Love and Share

We explore ways you can use pukapuka with ākonga, including our favourite nature storybooks from Aotearoa and overseas.

Matariki, Environment and Wellbeing

We have gathered resources and articles that support celebration and learning about Matariki, with links to our natural environment and wellbeing.

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Rangi | Climate, Air, Sky
Hauora | Nature Connection
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
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Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
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Aotearoa-wide

Matariki, Environment and Wellbeing

We have gathered resources and articles that support celebration and learning about Matariki, with links to our natural environment and wellbeing.

Matariki, Environment and Wellbeing

We have gathered resources and articles that support celebration and learning about Matariki, with links to our natural environment and wellbeing.

Rākau | Trees in our Learning Spaces

Winter is the perfect time to plant trees in Aotearoa and we have pulled together resources and events that can support ākonga to learn about and strengthen their relationships with trees.

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Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Aotearoa-wide

Rākau | Trees in our Learning Spaces

Winter is the perfect time to plant trees in Aotearoa and we have pulled together resources and events that can support ākonga to learn about and strengthen their relationships with trees.

Rākau | Trees in our Learning Spaces

Winter is the perfect time to plant trees in Aotearoa and we have pulled together resources and events that can support ākonga to learn about and strengthen their relationships with trees.

Adopt Your Local Park

Learn more about providers, programmes and resources that can support you and your students to explore and care for your local park or reserve.

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Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Moumou Kore | Living Waste-Free
Hauora | Nature Connection
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Aotearoa-wide

Adopt Your Local Park

Learn more about providers, programmes and resources that can support you and your students to explore and care for your local park or reserve.

Adopt Your Local Park

Learn more about providers, programmes and resources that can support you and your students to explore and care for your local park or reserve.

Aparima College Garden: Community Connections

This Enviroschool in Murihiku - Southland is empowering students with authentic opportunities to connect with their local environment and community.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Whenua | Land, Soil
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Murihiku | Southland

Aparima College Garden: Community Connections

This Enviroschool in Murihiku - Southland is empowering students with authentic opportunities to connect with their local environment and community.

Aparima College Garden: Community Connections

This Enviroschool in Murihiku - Southland is empowering students with authentic opportunities to connect with their local environment and community.

Getting Students Outside, Connecting Science with Place

Bianca Woyak has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, in recognition of the place-based, outdoor projects that are engaging and inspiring ākonga at Burnside Primary School.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Waitaha | Canterbury

Getting Students Outside, Connecting Science with Place

Bianca Woyak has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, in recognition of the place-based, outdoor projects that are engaging and inspiring ākonga at Burnside Primary School.

Getting Students Outside, Connecting Science with Place

Bianca Woyak has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize, in recognition of the place-based, outdoor projects that are engaging and inspiring ākonga at Burnside Primary School.

Linkwater Students Leading Change

Students from this Green-Gold Enviroschool talk about their inquiry learning and the exciting projects that have evolved from their curiosity and care for the local environment.

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Moana | Marine, Coast
Moumou Kore | Living Waste-Free
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Te Tauihu-o-te-Waka | Top of the South Island

Linkwater Students Leading Change

Students from this Green-Gold Enviroschool talk about their inquiry learning and the exciting projects that have evolved from their curiosity and care for the local environment.

Linkwater Students Leading Change

Students from this Green-Gold Enviroschool talk about their inquiry learning and the exciting projects that have evolved from their curiosity and care for the local environment.

Harvest Season with Garden to Table

Tamariki use the vegetables they have grown to prepare delicious, healthy kai and celebrate the autumn season with their whānau.

Context
Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Kaitiakitanga | Taking Action
Whenua | Land, Soil
Hauora | Nature Connection
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Aotearoa-wide

Harvest Season with Garden to Table

Tamariki use the vegetables they have grown to prepare delicious, healthy kai and celebrate the autumn season with their whānau.

Harvest Season with Garden to Table

Tamariki use the vegetables they have grown to prepare delicious, healthy kai and celebrate the autumn season with their whānau.

Ngahuru | Autumn Seasonal Activities

Celebrate the changing seasons with these activities, stories and rituals related to the harvest time of ngahuru and autumn equinox.

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Hauora | Nature Connection
Māra | Gardens, Farms, Green spaces
Ngahere | Plants, Fungi
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Aotearoa-wide

Ngahuru | Autumn Seasonal Activities

Celebrate the changing seasons with these activities, stories and rituals related to the harvest time of ngahuru and autumn equinox.

Ngahuru | Autumn Seasonal Activities

Celebrate the changing seasons with these activities, stories and rituals related to the harvest time of ngahuru and autumn equinox.

Whale Tales Art Experience

80 whale tails telling 80 tales of a healthy ocean in Aotearoa's largest public art trail, presented by WWF and their event sponsors.

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Moana | Marine, Coast
Moumou Kore | Living Waste-Free
Ngā Kararehe | Animals
Hauora | Nature Connection
Education Level
Educator Professional Learning
false
Research
false
Te Ao Māori
false
Regions

Aotearoa-wide

Whale Tales Art Experience

80 whale tails telling 80 tales of a healthy ocean in Aotearoa's largest public art trail, presented by WWF and their event sponsors.

Whale Tales Art Experience

80 whale tails telling 80 tales of a healthy ocean in Aotearoa's largest public art trail, presented by WWF and their event sponsors.

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