School bush restoration team name
A new team of students volunteering their time to help restore our...

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A new team of students volunteering their time to help restore our bush reserve - first week = a big pile of weeds! 

07 March 2018 Environment

Family Picnic rubbish  name
This year's Family Picnic had our Kristin parents helping reduce...

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This year's Family Picnic had our Kristin parents helping reduce waste with the new recycling bins! 

02 March 2018 Environment

Year 13 Sustainability Camp #2 name
More great environmental action with beach clean ups at the 13...

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More great environmental action with beach clean ups at the 13 Sustainability Camp at Raglan in this year! 

21 February 2018 Environment

Yr 13 Sustainability Camp  name
Yr 13 Sustainability Camp in Raglan , students help with pest control on...

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Yr 13 Sustainability Camp in Raglan, students help with pest control on conservation land

20 February 2018 Environment

Yr 8 MS Service day name
Yr 8 students spend their Friday helping Auckland Council with...

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Yr 8 students spend their Friday helping Auckland Council with Shakespear Park pest free fence and track projects.  

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01 December 2017 Environment

Ms Service day name
All Middle School students spend the day helping Auckland Council...

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All Middle School students spend the day helping Auckland Council with their maintenance at our local regional parks. 

01 December 2017 Environment

Recyclable Materials Sculpture Competition name
Yr 8 students organised a sculpture competition using recyclable materials...

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Yr 8 students organised a sculpture competition using recyclable materials for the Yr 7 and 8 students, to highlight the issue of recycling.  

24 November 2017 Environment

KNZB Awards name
Kristin students celebrated their winning entries in the Y oung Reporters...

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Kristin students celebrated their winning entries in the Young Reporters for the Environment competition. Sophie Blackwell, Emma Thornton and Cam Collet won 1st place for their written entry “Dear Planet Earth” in the 11-14 age category.
 

22 November 2017 Environment

Nov Waste Audit name
Another waste reduction activity for our Roots and Shoots Waste team ,...

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Another waste reduction activity for our Roots and Shoots Waste team, completing another 'mini' audit to see what changes have happened as a result of their hard work! 

25 October 2017 Environment

This year Kristin became a finalist in the category of 'sustainable...

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This year Kristin became a finalist in the category of 'sustainable schools' in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful awards. 

22 September 2017 Environment

Yr 8 Adopt a Tree name
Year 8 student "adopted" a range of different trees in our campus...

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Year 8 student "adopted" a range of different trees in our campus this week, pledging to keep the tree free of rubbish around our gardens and trees.

20 September 2017 Environment

Keep NZ Beautiful  name
The Enhanced Learning students have adopted our school stream and have...

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The Enhanced Learning students have adopted our school stream and have been removing rubbish all year, as part of a Keep New Zealand Beautiful project.  They have also completed water testing and identified a range of native species including a copper-backed skink and Kokopu fish.  

15 September 2017 Environment

Milk Tree Project -an endangered species name
Roots and Shoots club members from the Senior School planted five...

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Roots and Shoots club members from the Senior School planted five Milk Trees, kindly donated by Sustainable Paremoremo Group this week.  This is part of our efforts to support biodiversity in the school grounds.  

14 August 2017 Environment

Sana takes on compost waste name
Yr 10 Sana Ziegler is reducing organic waste and compost as part of...

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Yr 10 Sana Ziegler is reducing organic waste and compost as part of his Community Project.  A waste audit by the Roots and Shoots team is helping build a better picture of how we can reduce our landfill waste.  

12 June 2017 Environment