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Build a portable bug hotel competition, do it at home or get your school involved.
A Whangarei kindergarten's dedication to an environmentally friendly, sustainable community has been named one of the finalist for a national award.
Applications to become a Kiwibank Predator Free School open Monday 17 September
Amazing time lapse video
A series comprises technical works describe New Zealand's invertebrate marine life.
A recycling guide
Are you a young New Zealand writer or artist? submit your work to Toitoi.
The Māori Language Commission have lots of resources available.
Possum Purge is underway!!
"It's my egg" is a picture book thriller read by illustrator Heather Hunt and the Parua Bay School Envrio group, 10 September 2018.
It is important that every Kiwi knows how to be a Tidy Kiwi. The things you love about being a kid in New Zealand – parks, beaches, safe places to learn and play – are precious....
Primary and intermediate schools across New Zealand are testing mānuka for a natural weedkiller.
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research has new resources available.
New stamps issue looks to predator free future
Attention all Minecrafters. It’s that time of year again to get your thinking caps on and your Minecraft blocks on the move.
This comic provides a fresh approach to the story of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document
Take up the Someday Challenge! Entries are now open.
Green School in Bali is the world’s most eco-friendly school.
Antarctica New Zealand have put out a wide range of teaching resources about Antarctica.
The Education Central website offers competitions and resources galore for eco-friendly schools.
Become a ‘Young Ocean Explorer’, explore New Zealand’s fascinating underwater world and put your knowledge to the test with interactive quizzes.
Science Learning Hub have just released some new resources. Find out more.
Reduce your plastic intake today!
Sir David Attenborough's will be 92 years old on 8 May 2018. He has inspired so many people to take an interest in wildlife and the environment and now he is calling for our help....
Listen to the new Moana soundtrack in Te Reo Māori.
The Otago University have collected resources on the marine studies. These resources include teacher guides, identification and fact sheets, games and activities.
The Orca Research Trust and local film maker Kina Scollay are asking for any sightings of Orca around our coastline.
Check out creative ideas and uses for upcycling pallets!
Register for a Northland Whitebait Connection freshwater education programme for your school!
The Department of Conservation provides great resources to support conservation teaching and learning. Find out more.
The future of bees in New Zealand is under threat. Find out how you can help conserve the humble bumble bee.
The 'Forest in your pocket' app helps trampers identify different native tree species while out and about in our bush.
This year’s theme for Māori Language Week is “Kia kaha te reo Māori” – “To make the language strong”. Go beyond the basics for Māori Language Week.
Hands on science, technology, engineering and math projects for kid's.
Disability consultant, activist and blogger Robyn Hunt's 21 book suggestions, from picture books to Young Adult, that illuminate experiences of disability.
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Can you design the next generation of effective tools for mornitoring or traping pest and predators?
Join a class and put your knowledge of our big blue backyard to the test with fun assignments!
Teachers often ask what Māori content is available on the Science Learning Hub. They have a wide range of resources including articles, teaching and learning activities and videos.
Schools can use the primary industries to help students study a wide range of learning areas.
Trade Aid is excited to present a new collection of free online innovative and inspiring teaching resources.