Category: Diana Fitzsimmons

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

Aquaponics Teaches everything is connected

Amanda Jones, Education Coordinator, Kids Greening Taupo has forwarded us a link for the Waikato Enviroschools blog which Wairakei Primary School are featured on. Read more about 'Aquaponics Teaches everything is connected'...

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Monarch Butterflies

There is nothing more stunning than watching new life emerge.

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Aquaponics 'A' Unit Restart January 2016

Over the school holidays, Paige, Myles, Amelia and Ms Fitzsimmons emptied and stripped the 'A' unit. We removed all the plant roots from the clay bead beds. Read more about 'Aquaponics 'A' Unit Restart January 2016'...

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New Students Plant Donated Trees February 4, 2016

Four new students to our school planted native trees in our Gully area as part of the schools revegetation programme. Read more about 'New Students Plant Donated Trees February 4, 2016'...

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Living Heritage website

WPS Aquaponics and Enviro story is now 'Live' on Living Heritage. Read more about 'Living Heritage website '...

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Te Karere Interview

Lake Taupo Caravan Club Aquaponics Visit - Saturday August 29, 2015 Read more about 'Te Karere Interview'...

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Cold Weather

As part of working towards litterless lunch boxes, a quick survey was carried out. The following information was emailed to all staff. Read more about 'Cold Weather'...

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Tree Planting

Tree Planting June 26, 2015 Read more about 'Tree Planting'...

Students Tree Planting with John June 2015