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Environmental news & events

Find out about events and workshops we are running, and how to sign up. Read and sign up to our environment education newsletters.

Education Events

Stay tuned in for Regional Council events. If you’re wanting to create your own event, such as a beach clean-up or planting day, we may be able to help you out. Get in touch with Sally.

Youth Climate Action Camp - Time to adapt to the climate crisis - March 2021

Secondary Students from across our region attended the first Youth Climate Action Camp. This event was designed to enable our young people and experts to collaborate and develop key take-home messages and actions. 

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Watch the video made at the camp to find out more.

Connected to Nature - Free Teacher Workshops, 2021

Welcome back to another exciting year of outdoor learning and teaching! A big ‘thanks’ to everyone who participated in our 2020 Connected to Nature workshop series. To those of you who are new to these teacher workshops facilitated by Hawke’s Bay’s Enviroschools and Cape to City education teams, welcome aboard!

Find out more in our workshops flier here

Thursday 17th June - Matariki

Kohupātiki Marae, Farndon Road, Clive - FULLY BOOOKED
Matariki – a time for reflection. Whose past and present stories do learners hear about their local places? How do we show what we value, in and about our schools and learning centres? Teachers from all sectors of education welcome!
Thursday 16th September  Taradale High School, Murphy Road, Taradale
Hands-on session exploring ways of taking secondary-level learning into the school grounds, making learning personally relevant via a local curriculum lens. Teachers from all sectors of education welcome!
Thursday 4th November

Ōtāne Primary School, Higginson Street, Ōtāne, Central Hawke’s Bay
Learning ideas you can use and adapt to bring your unique places and stories alive across the curriculum. Discover supporting resources and inspiration to fuel your learning and teaching outdoors! Teachers from all sectors of education welcome!

All workshops will commence at 3.45 pm with afternoon tea and finish at 6.00pm. You will receive further information via email closer to the day. If you have any queries, please email or phone Sally Chandler 027 6364984 or Megan McBride 027 2014 766.

Education News

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