Category Archives: Education

Glenfalloch Nature Challenge

The Great Nature Challenge was launched during the International Science Festival in July. Family groups were charged with using a map to find birds and trees around the garden and then challenged with a variety of activities like creating a bird out of natures rubbish and making a bird feeder. Points were gained for completing the […]

Midwinter School Holiday

Otago Peninsula is full of fun and educational events these Winter holidays. Families and children are invited to take part in special events, great deals and enjoy the area’s unique attractions as Otago Peninsula Trust takes part in both the International Science Festival and Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival. “We want families to come and explore […]

Penguin Nest box making

Year 9 & 10 students from Dunedin schools that were selected to attend the Tracking Pukekura Blue Penguins programme are today putting together the Penguin nest boxes that will soon be placed in the Pilots Beach reserve were little blue penguins thrive since full protection and monitoring starting in 2012. Thanks to Otago Participatory Science Platform there is no […]