News

UNESCO NZ Youth Reference Group

Could you be the next youth voice of UNESCO?   Are you aged between 18 and 25 and want to take action to promote peace and social justice in New Zealand and the Pacific?   Then we want to hear from you.   UNESCO NZ Youth Reference Group UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and… More

EfS Strategy Launched

Kia ora koutou The Mātauranga Whakauka Taio – Environment Education for Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan has just been launched. Developed on behalf of government by the Department of Conservation, Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Education, the strategy refreshes the Environmental Education strategy released in 1998 to reflect the changes in priorities and approaches that have happened… More

Events

NZAEE Conference 2018

NZAEE 8th Biennial Conference: An Ecosystem for Environmental Education         Dates: Wednesday 18 – Friday 20 April 2018       Venue: Wellington Girls College, Wellington, New Zealand Continue Reading

Waikato Branch

Waikato Branch

Welcome to environmental education in the Waikato!

If you have any branch news or Southern Environmental events or dates you would like posted please contact the NZAEE office, email nzaeecontact@gmail.com.

To contact the branch direct please contact: Chris Eames, c.eames@waikato.ac.nz.


About the Waikato Branch

Our branch covers the Waikato region from Taupo to the Bombays and out to each coast.  We are a diverse and dynamic region containing New Zealand’s longest waterway, as well as volcanic regions, coastal forests, pastoral farming, and extensive urban and rural communities.

Our main city Hamilton, is the hub of the Waikato with many rural townships throughout the region.  This region is famous for being green, but we want to make it Greener…

Our environmental educators are teachers, advocates, local government staff, students and community members committed to improving attitudes and behaviour towards the environment.  The projects, people and places we get involved with vary from school programmes to community monitoring, landcare projects, recycling, ecological restoration, backyard gardening, energy efficiency and much more.

The Branch offers access to environmental education resources and a network of local, like-minded people with skills and experiences in EE.  We encourage the sharing and development of these skills through formal workshops, visits to educational sites, informal meetings and forums, and guest speakers.

Links to EE in the Waikato

EE Studies

Interested in graduate studies in EE/ESF? Click here to be directed to Waikato University’s Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education Research Centre

Waikato Branch Committee

Andrea Soanes, Chair
andrea.soanes@waikato.ac.nz

 

Chris Eames, National Executive rep, Membership
c.eames@waikato.ac.nz