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Show off the young passionate gardeners in your school. 
New stamps issue looks to predator free future
2019 Unlocking Curious Minds funding is open
Primary and intermediate schools across New Zealand are testing mānuka for a natural weedkiller.
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.
GirlBoss Awards 2018 is open for nominations
An interactive careers event for Year 11 students.
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.
Justin Hofman's seahorse photo captivated the world. Take a look at the story behind this shocking photograph.
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.
See why it is so important to recycle. Scary, tragic and true. A must see video!
G.J. Gardner Homes Clean Up Week 2018 registration are now open!
AMP scholarships are now open for applications.
The 'Forest in your pocket' app helps trampers identify different native tree species while out and about in our bush.
Unleash your inner artist. Create an original design for a t-shirt to help protect kākāpō. Entries close Friday, 27 July 2018.
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.
Chorus Cabinet is a program which aims to beautify our communities by adorning otherwise drab telecommunications cabinets with works of art.
Hands on science, technology, engineering and math projects for kid's.
Playground made out of ordinary treasures.
Soft Plastic Recycling is available at the Whangarei Re: Sort Transfer Station.
Help save the bees by leaving a spoonful of sugar and water in your backyard.
Disability consultant, activist and blogger Robyn Hunt's 21 book suggestions, from picture books to Young Adult, that illuminate experiences of disability.
Join Colin Wilson as he speaks at a number of lectures about the Life and Times of Supervolcanoes.
Kaitaia Students stand up against bullying in their school.
Nominate/tag an unsung predator control hero.
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Can you design the next generation of effective tools for mornitoring or traping pest and predators?
Matamata College aims to address equity issues in education by encouraging student leaders to reflect on their understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Find out more about this project to restore the health of the Kaipara harbour.
Secret World of Butterflies exhibition opens Saturday 9 June 2018 - Sunday 26 May 2019.
Northland's Samara Nicholas made a member of New Zealand Order of Merit.
Find out the surprising way kiwi scientists are boosting whitebait stocks.
Do you know a local Hero inside your community?
Captain Hayden Smith of Sea Cleaners charts a course to revolutionise safety on the water and clean up our waterways.
Everything you need to know about Matariki the Māori New Year.
Join a class and put your knowledge of our big blue backyard to the test with fun assignments!
High School Student Felix talks about how he is using technology to help protect New Zealand native birds from pests.
The oceans need our help but it can be really hard.
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.
Join Young Ocean Explorers as they learn how a piece of plastic makes it all the way to the ocean.
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.