Category: Educators Directory

Total Waste Solutions

We offer custom solutions for schools using Longopak’s unique rubbish disposal systems. We can provide general, organic and recycling options for classrooms and school grounds, and skips if required. Fundraising opportunities for your school’s events are available too, where kids sort the rubbish and we pay the fundraising group. We are specialists in sustainability education…

Christchurch Envirokids

Envirokids: Connecting kiwi kids to our environmental community. This is a free Saturday program for 5-13 year olds. Environment-focused activities will be available between 10am and 3pm in and around The Kiosk in Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Christchurch Envirokids is an initiative from Christchurch Envirohub Trust.

Whole Kids Foundation

This guide contains 35 lesson plans with activities to engage your students in a fun and educational exploration of fruits, vegetables and healthy eating. A variety of activities are included so you can pick and choose the learning objectives that are appropriate for your students.

Kids Gardening

Hands-on learning experiences and inquiry-based exploration, categorised into age, season, topic etc.

Do the Rot Thing

A extensive guide on composting, with hands-on activities that encourage student exploration and learning. Children will learn a new appreciation of natural cycles and resources, and will go on to teach others the importance of respecting our environment.

Heart Foundation Resources

A free unit plan with lesson plan templates created by the Heart Foundation. This teaching aid will help students learn about healthy eating, growing fruit, vegetables and preparing food. The Edible Gardens resource is a curriculum level 1 unit plan. It features 13 lessons full of activities and provides links to reading, writing, mathematics and…

5+ A Day

  A range of resources around Health and Physical Education, Literacy, Numeracy, and Science that are linked to the New Zealand Curriculum.

Te Kete Ipurangi

  Te Kete Ipurangi is a wealth of resources in many areas of education. Find the linked resources here: Garden with Science How does a Garden Grow?  Worms (compost)

Organic NZ Magazine

Organic NZ Magazine is published by the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand (est. 1941). We promote organic food, gardening and farming, and healthy choices for people and planet. We campaign on issues such as GE and pesticides.

Kiwi Gardener Magazine

The practical guide for gardeners who like to get their hands dirty. Connects 93,000 green thumbs across the country every month A growing resource for gardeners of every level 100% Kiwi owned and operated, produced in Christchurch Three-time winner of NZCNA Best All Round Lifestyle Magazine; MPA Highly Commended Front Cover 2020