Author: Manawahe Eco Trust

News from the Manawahe Environmental Educator

Hi there Folks, It has been a busy first half year for me at the Manawahe Eco trust. I have really enjoyed the challenge of a new job in a new area of teaching as well as getting to know an amazing part of the Eastern Bay of Plenty. So far we have had: Over 280 Primary, Intermediate and Secondary students make ​Weta houses, start a food forest, be involved in pest control and trap checking, plant native trees, learn about minimal waste, be involved in rubbish clean up, blackberry and weed bust, build and start composting bins, team building activities. [...]

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June/July 2019 Report

Education Report   It has been another busy month up at the Ecological Centre. We have had three groups from Trident High school all doing slightly different things.  They have had a problem-solving team building day for a group of Year 13 and Year 10 students, as well as a three-day camp with a group of students that are preparing for a five week trip the Great Barrier Island later in the year. The final group of students were doing an assessment in which they did a four-hour adventure race on the roads and farms around the centre. Whakatane Intermediate Environmental class has also [...]

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