The Taupo Times ran an article about our proposed Aquaponics Unit

RECYCLING CARPET - The Leavers Garden received some weed matting today in the form of old carpet. Thank you to Mrs Ellis (relieving teacher) for donating this to us. Read more about 'The Taupo Times ran an article about our proposed Aquaponics Unit'...

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Tuaropaki Trust and Mokai Hydroponics Unit & Marty’s Micro Greens

As part of our planning to build our own Aquaponics Garden Unit a group of students and adults visited local businesses Tuaropaki Trust and Mokai Hydroponics Unit & Marty’s Micro Greens. Thirteen students, supervised... Read more about 'Tuaropaki Trust and Mokai Hydroponics Unit & Marty’s Micro Greens'...

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Dirt for leavers garden

Dirt for leavers garden - we have had dirt donated from a building site beside Taupo’s Countdown store. Read more about 'Dirt for leavers garden'...

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Hydroponics Unit Model

HYDROPONICS UNIT MODEL - students have started making a 3D model of the proposed unit, which we plan to build in our disused swimming pool complex. We are very fortunate to have the assistance... Read more about 'Hydroponics Unit Model'...

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Fire Lighters

Fire Lighters - this year we have started making fire lighters, from dry cabbage tree leaves, and it is becoming a very good fundraiser. Read more about 'Fire Lighters'...

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Gully Path Edges

Gully Path Edges - Week 9 - the school’s SNUP Upgrade (new IT wiring) is under way and areas of our concrete have been removed to allow for new cables... Read more about 'Gully Path Edges'...

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Hamilton Hydroponics Trip and Leavers Garden bridge

As part of our Hydroponics Unit planning, we went to view Rhodes Street School’s (Hamilton) unit which they set up approx. 6 years ago. Read more about 'Hamilton Hydroponics Trip and Leavers Garden bridge'...

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Rubbish Audit

Paper We have been experimenting with different types of paper to see how well they break down when wet. A big concern is paper hand towels being used in the toilets. Read more about 'Rubbish Audit'...

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Week 9 Term 1 Natural and Man-Made

This week we did an article for the school newsletter with our focus on 'Rubbish’. Friday’s assembly (hosted by the enviro students) carries the same messages. Read more about 'Week 9 Term 1 Natural and Man-Made'...

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Gully Tyre Stairs

This afternoon Tayla, Kruz and Teah  presented our Hydroponic Unit Proposal to the school’s Board of Trustees and Management. Read more about 'Gully Tyre Stairs'...

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