skip to main content

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. 

All enquiries to

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

Connected to Nature - 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!

Thursday 11 November -
Crafty Christmas
Ōtātara Outdoor Learning Centre, EIT, Taradale, Napier
Join us for some fun in nature. This will be our final workshop for 2021 and we thought we would get crafty pre-Christmas. All materials supplied and derived from nature to turn into a decoration, a gift or something else. $5 towards materials.

All workshops will commence at 3.45 pm with afternoon tea and finish at 6.00pm.  If you have any queries, please email or phone Sally Chandler 027 6364984 or Megan McBride 06 830 1111.

Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.

Education News

ES school sign final cropped for media releaseThis quarterly publication is available to all our Hawke’s Bay Enviroschools. You can view previous issues here.

Enviroschools Newsletter Term 3 2021

Read archive Enviroschools Newsletters

Enviroschools Newsletter Term 2 2021

Enviroschools Newsletter Term 1 2021

enviroschoolsSubscribe to our Leaflet e-newsletter to keep up to date with the latest information and news on environmental education in Hawke’s Bay. This goes out 10 times a year. You can sign up using the form below.

October 2021

Read archive Leaflet newsletters below:

August 2021

June 2021

April 2021

March 2021

February 2021

Sign up to Leaflet here:

Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Hawke's Bay Regional Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Hawke's Bay Regional Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Hawke's Bay Regional Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Hawke's Bay Regional Council - / +64 6 835 9200 /