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Te Ana Ngāi Tahu Rock Art Centre - Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Charitable Trust

Learning through action - Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council Learning Through Action team offer a range of environmental and city infrastructure programmes that are free to schools. These programmes provide relevant, authentic and fun learning experiences through hands on activities for year levels 0-13.

Learning areas covered in the programmes include: sustainability, climate change, biodiversity, ecosystems, geology, waste management, water care and conservation, civil defence, local government and youth voice. Curriculum links and RAMS information are provided for all programmes.

Programmes are based at key sites in and around Ōtautahi Christchurch to help groups connect with the environment and learn how to take action to care for Papatūānuku. In school provision can be considered if it is challenging to get beyond the gate.


The Arts Centre of Christchurch Te Matatiki Toi Ora

EOS Ecology Limited

South Canterbury Museum - Timaru District Council

Horizons Unlimited Limited

Lakes District Museum and Gallery - Lakes District Museum Incorporated

At the Lakes District Museum and Art Gallery, the Education Programme has access to a 30,000-strong collection of artefacts, archives, and photographs. The museum itself houses many galleries: Geology, Southern Māori, Pioneers, Gold Mining, Chinese, Medicine, Banking, Law & Order, Domestic Life, Farming, Transportation, Tourism, and a Victorian Schoolhouse.

It is located in Arrowtown – Kā-muriwai, a former goldmining town with over 70 heritage buildings, the only remaining intact Chinese Goldfields Settlement in NZ and an outstanding natural environment. They provide a wide range of cross-curricula, hands-on and online programmes to ākonga from early learning centres right up to NCEA Level 3 and every school and kura in between.


Aoraki District Office - Department of Conservation

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