Category: Diana Fitzsimmons

Enviro Hands-on Learning and Sharing

Twelve Enviro Group students attended the Enviroschools Children’s Day which was held at Wairakei Thermal Valley.

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Student Group 12.9.17

Our Little Orchard is Growing.

We received thirteen (13) fruit trees - 5 apple, 5 pear, 2 orange and 1 peach. These will add to the fruit trees and vines we have already.

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Jake James Kane with our new fruit trees

Learning from the best, and having fun

The venue was Wairakei International Golf Course and Sanctuary, the day was drizzly and chilly. However, that did not discourage a group (3 students and 3 staff) from our school... Read more about 'Learning from the best, and having fun'...

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Rubbish Audit 2017

On Friday, August 4, 2017, the Enviro Group students carried out a rubbish audit.

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Clay beads replace scoria 6.8.17

Thank You to Paper4Trees and supporters

We received our delivery of native trees which are earned through recycling paper and card.

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2017 Paper4Trees Plants

Recycling comes in many forms

The enviro students use the rake parts in pairs (like big hands) to collect up the leaves around the school.

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Our new rakes

Enviro Frogs New Habitat

The pond may be little at present, however it now houses our latest addition in the Aquaponics Unit - baby frogs.

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Can you find me

Successful Growing Season

Tomatoes have been a top producer from our Aquaponics Unit this past summer

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Mint growing in the Aquaponics Unit Feb 2017

Egg Find

While doing some clean up work in our outside vege garden, Enviro group found a chicken egg. We don’t have chickens at school however one from a neighbouring property had paid a visit at some time.

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Flax Seed Planting

WPS Enviro group growing flax seeds from existing plants

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Collecting the Flax Seed