Our Envirogroup is led by Mrs Linda Cook, Mrs Elrika Keyser and a group of students who organise a variety of projects and initiatives throughout the school and community to further the environmental education of our pupils and their families.
Vegetable gardening with Noah Wells
Tauwhare's Enviro group didn't have to go far to find an expert in Vegetable gardening. Noah Wells (Year 3), led us across the road from school to entertain and share with us his knowledge leading us through their family vegetable garden and orchard. Noah has a wealth of information that he shared confidently and inspired young and old with his knowledge and wisdom around fruit and veggies.
Google Drive : Noah's vegetable garden
National Young leader's Day
Students from Year 3-6 attended National Young Leader's day in Term 2 at the Claudelands Event's Centre. They listened to inspiring speakers from throughout New Zealand
Tauwhare enviro and arts students had a fantastic day at the Watakaruru Arboretum Sculpture Park.
The children got to make seed bombs from native trees, talk to clay artists, make environmental huts, walk through the arboretum and enjoy the plantings and the sculptures throughout the park. All in all it was a fabulous day!
Riparian Planting at the Badger's Farm
All the enviro group visited the Badger's Farm to help with riparian planting of a stream edge. Many hands make light work and the 200 plants were quickly planted. Thanks to Ray Badger (a former Tauwhare pupil) for having us come to his farm.