Category: The Community

Growing Kiwi Gardeners

Kia ora, my name is Anita Croft. In 2018 I combined my passion for gardening and sustainability with my passion for teaching young children to start Growing Kiwi Gardeners. I am a qualified early childhood teacher with six years of experience teaching in the early childhood sector and eight years teaching in the tertiary sector. I…

Electric Garden

The Electric Garden is an out-of-the-courier-bag solution for teachers to deliver digital technologies education to children, through a medium that is hands-on, connected with nature, and solves real world problems.

The Butterfly Musketeers

  Find the Educational Guide on Monarch butterflies here. The Butterfly Musketeers was founded in 2013 by Maria Romero, who is the author of “An Educational Guide on Monarch Butterflies”. The Butterfly Musketeers’ mission is to raise awareness of these beautiful creatures and to share with people how much can be learned from the transformation…

Vic’s Bakehouse

European hearth baked breads. The most AMAZING sweet treats and awesome coffee roasted on site. Vic’s supports Otakaro Orchard by supplying delicious bread to their working bees, workshops, and other events. 4B Settlers Crescent, Ferrymead, Christchurch 03 384 1752

Canterbury Horticultural Society

Connecting people to the art art, science and practice of gardening and horticulture. New Zealand’s largest gardening and horticultural organisation providing information, garden tours and activities. 03-366 6937

Canterbury Permaculture Institute

Our aim is to elevate permaculture knowledge & design further into common understanding and discussions. To share valuable design systems, and tools that can be used to help our society transition into a future with clean water, safe and abundant food, renewable energy and resources, healthy watersheds, and prosperous people and ecosystems.

Bee Awesome

Bee Awesome is a free educational programme for schools and community groups.  Learn about Bees from building a hive, rearing a queen, to harvesting honey. We’re a social enterprise passionate about bees and the environment.  We want to teach the tamariki of Waitaha about the importance of biodiversity/ He rerenga rauropi, food security/ He kai…