Clean Up Week

G.J. Gardner Homes Clean Up Week 2020

Registrations are now open for G.J. Gardner Homes Clean Up Week 2020!  This year the event will run from the 7th to 13th September. By submitting your clean up event photos and evaluation form to Keep New Zealand Beautiful, you have the chance to win a Samsung tablet and a Keep New Zealand Beautiful prize pack.Marlborough District Council will assist with the supply of refuse bags for any groups undertaking a clean up in Marlborough: please email Alec McNeil to arrange.Head over to the Keep New Zealand Beautiful website to register your event and find out all the details. ...

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Sustainability Contestable Fund

Sustainability Contestable Fund | Ministry of Education

The Sustainability Contestable Fund has been established to support schools to reduce their environmental impact and improve their operational efficiency. The current funding round closes on 3rd August 2020.The Fund can be used to support projects that achieve one or more of the following outcomes:Replacement or conversion of systems that require non-renewable energy sources (e.g. coal boilers) Reduction in energy usage Reduction of waste and/or increased recycling Reduction of carbon (CO2) emissions through the use of new technology, infrastructure or energy sources Increased energy resilience, especially for rural and remote schools Other property projects that have a positive environmental impact.It is recognised that these projects offer educational and additional learning opportunities for students....

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Conservation Week 2020

Conservation Week | 15 – 23 August 2020

He Tirohanga Hou Ki Te Taiao - Nature Through New Eyes During and after the COVID-19 lockdown, many of us look at life and our world with a different perspective. Nature hasn’t changed – but we have. We slowed down and many of us took time to reflect on the most important things in our lives.For Conservation Week 2020, 15-23 August, we’re encouraging you and your students to get outdoors and see nature through new eyes.Encourage your students to look, listen, touch, breathe and experience nature. Explore the diversity of nature in your local outdoor space (school grounds, local park, beach or estuary) and increase your students' critical thinking, creativity and ability to...

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Enviroschools Action Fund

Marlborough Enviroschools ACTION fund

The Enviroschools Marlborough team have a small annual fund to help schools take action in the environment. It is as simple as sending an email to Annie McDonald with information about what your students want to achieve, how much it will cost, and how the funds will help them.We might email you back with a few questions if we need more details, but normally it's a quick and easy process....

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