Enviroschools events

Enviroschools Bronze, Silver & Green-Gold reflections

Sharing and decision-making sessions and celebrations take place throughout the year

Ruawai College - Bronze celebration.The reflections process celebrates each Enviroschool's unique, student-led achievements towards a more healthy, peaceful and sustainable community. It sets a framework of stages – from Bronze, to Silver, through to Green-Gold – reflecting steps on the school's journey. It's also a way to inspire and engage the wider community.

Contact your Enviroschools facilitator to book in for an Enviroschools reflection.

Environmental Leaders Fund (ELF)

9 April - 22 May 2018

ELF logo.Applications open to all schools - Go to the online application form

The Northland Regional Council has funds available to schools to undertake environmental projects at school or in the local community. This year, additional funding is available for pest control projects.


Project Pest Control

Students working with traps.

Senior secondary students gain skills and NCEA Unit Standards in controlling a range of animal pests.



9 May 2018 - Assessment workshop 1
Venue – Kai Wi Lakes, Kaipara

16-17 May 2018 - Skills camp 2
Venue – Tangihua Lodge, Whangārei

13-14 June 2018 - Skills camp 3
Venue – Lonsdale Park, Kaeo

28 June 2018 - Assessment workshop 2
Venue – Tangihua Lodge, Whangārei

14 August 2018 - Assessment workshop 3
Venue – Lonsdale Park, Kaeo



Enviroschools WaiFencing students fencing a stream.

The Enviroshcools WaiRestoration project engages young people and local communities in the restoration of waterways and biodiversity.

30 & 31 May, 1 June 2018 - WaiFencing assessment workshops
Venues – 30 May, Rangiputa | 31 May, Titoki | 1 June, Kapiro


Secondary environmental careers day

Students looking at honeycomb.

2 July 2018
Venue – To be confirmed




Wise up to weeds - workshops

Weed workshop.

These half-day workshops focus on pest plants in Northland - how to identify, how they are spread and how to control them.

23-28 July 2018
Locations – 23 July, Paparoa | 24 July, Kerikeri | 25 July, Coopers Beach |
26 & 28 July, Whangārei 


Man on a mountainbike.

This year ecotourism is the theme. Year 5 - 8 students are invited and exciting, hands-on learning is planned.

Go to www.nrc.govt.nz/expos 



Contact details

Julie Holt.Julie Holt
Enviroschools Facilitator (Primary)
Ph: (027) 452 9091
Email: julie.holt@xtra.co.nz


Eden Hekaraia.Eden Hakaraia
Enviroschools Facilitator (Primary)
Ph: (021) 121 1699
Email: edenhakaraia@gmail.com


Jacque Knight. Jacque Knight
Enviroschools Facilitator (Secondary)
Ph: (021) 488 822


For further information, contact Susan Karels at the Northland Regional Council,

Email: susank@nrc.govt.nz 
Phone: 0800 002 004