Educational resources for parents, teachers, care-givers and wider whānau updated weekly.
Created by conservation experts at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre and beyond, these resources aim to engage tamariki in conservation topics. Designed to suit a range of age groups and a variety of interests, we hope these online activities inspire young nature lovers.
The Pūkaha Forest & the Night Sky – (3pgs, pdf Wairarapa Sky & Pūkaha)
Ngā Whetu O Matariki – learn about the nine stars of Matariki (3pgs, pdf)
Tuna Kuwharuwharu – facts, threats, and how to help. (25 pgs, pdf)
Download, print and play!
Build your own long-tailed bat! KCC template
NZ Garden Bird Survey – 16 downloadable bird outlines to print and colour
Pūkaha worksheets: kākā, kōkako, takahē (6 pgs, pdf)
Arbor Day, 2020 Why do you think trees are important? #Be with a tree, KCC native leaves activity sheet
KCC Be with a tree A4 activity poster, pdf
NZ Garden Bird Survey (27 June – 5 July) – identification quizzes
Puzzles – You choose the number of pieces!
The amazing properties of kawkawa – Tehei Taiao, Te Amokura Productions