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Environmental Education

There are lots of ways for you to connect your family, tamariki and students to the environment. From formal education programmes to downloadable factsheets, there are a range of resources available to explore our native bush, and learn about biodiversity and conservation.

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The Department of Conservation’s Education Resources

Want to help your kids learn more about the environment? The Department of Conservation has a range of activities and resources available. Check them out for some inspiration.

Tū Te Manawa Ferry Reserve
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Tū Te Manawa

Tū Te Manawa is a kaupapa (initiative) to erect eight whare (educational kiosks) that bring whānau, hapū, iwi and community back to the awa (river). Tū Te Manawa has been funded by the Ministry for the Environment’s Te Mana o te Wai fund and supported by the Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord. There is a Tū Te Manawa whare at the foot of Te Āpiti in Woodville Ferry Reserve, visit the kiosk to learn more about the rich cultural history of Te Āpiti – Manawatū Gorge.