Category Archives: Education

Toroa Award

Lovely story on the winners of the Otago Peninsula Trust’s Toroa Award – Broad Bay School – in our paper today What a great project – isn’t it wonderful to see children involved in Conservation work! Congratulations Broad Bay School – Winner of the Toroa Award 2015. Well done!! Toroa Award 2015

”A blog from John McGlashan’s”

John McGlashan’s students joined our Planting for Penguins programme in term 2 this year, see what Nathan Dockerty from 8MRU had to say. Hard working students from John McGlashan’s and other local schools who visited, have helped contributed to re-vegetation work at Pilots Beach reserve. Over 15,000 native plants have been placed into the reserve since […]

The Effects of Plastic

Check out the collection of rubbish and plastic that was collected from Pilots Beach by Queens High School last week when they visited us for our education programme. Queens High school have been studying the human impacts on the environment and how they can be helpful. Another rubbish pick up will be done next month […]

NZ Birds Online

Do you want to know if it was an albatross or a gull that you saw, or how to distinguish between the different types of shags? This on-line bird guide has fantastic photographs, bird calls and other treasures of information. Click ‘read more’ below to find out about the other seabirds residing at Taiaroa Head [...]