Rubbish Audit 2017

On Friday, August 4, 2017, the Enviro Group students carried out a rubbish audit.

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Clay beads replace scoria 6.8.17

Thank You to Paper4Trees and supporters

We received our delivery of native trees which are earned through recycling paper and card.

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2017 Paper4Trees Plants

Recycling comes in many forms

The enviro students use the rake parts in pairs (like big hands) to collect up the leaves around the school.

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Our new rakes

Enviro Frogs New Habitat

The pond may be little at present, however it now houses our latest addition in the Aquaponics Unit - baby frogs.

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Can you find me

Successful Growing Season

Tomatoes have been a top producer from our Aquaponics Unit this past summer

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Mint growing in the Aquaponics Unit Feb 2017

Egg Find

While doing some clean up work in our outside vege garden, Enviro group found a chicken egg. We don’t have chickens at school however one from a neighbouring property had paid a visit at some time.

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Flax Seed Planting

WPS Enviro group growing flax seeds from existing plants

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Collecting the Flax Seed

Kiwi Encounter

A group of seven Enviro students went to the Wairakei Golf course and sanctuary and  had the priviledge to meet and pat a Kiwi. Read more about 'Kiwi Encounter'...

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Aquaponics Teaches everything is connected

Amanda Jones, Education Coordinator, Kids Greening Taupo has forwarded us a link for the Waikato Enviroschools blog which Wairakei Primary School are featured on. Read more about 'Aquaponics Teaches everything is connected'...

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Monarch Butterflies

There is nothing more stunning than watching new life emerge.

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Room 9 butterfly hatching opt