We have identified a range of field trips available for schools in the Hawke’s Bay region.
|Cape to City. A project under Predator Free Hawke’s Bay||Provides professional development workshops for teachers, enabling them to feel confident connecting students to nature, using the environment as a context for learning and incorporating links to the curriculum.||No charge.||Get in touch|
|Guthrie Smith Trust||Guthrie-Smith Tutira offers a learning environment for all age groups, with a wide variety of programmes including environmental education. The 'All About Trees' programme is suited to Year 4 upwards and can be tailored to meet specific learning outcomes. It includes an introductory session at school and follows with a session on-site as part of a full day, part day, or in-camp experience.||Varies depending on requirements.||Get in touch|
|Kiwi Crèche||Educational talks about North Island Brown Kiwi and the possibility of seeing a kiwi chick. Held on Tuesdays from December - July (booking essential). Other dates maybe available with some fees.||No charge, koha welcome.||Get in touch|
|National Aquarium||Runs an extensive range of education programmes for early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary students. Two-hour programmes, developed in line with the NZ Curriculum framework, involving students in interactive, hands-on and inquiry-based activities. There are also secondary school student research opportunities.||Primary $4.50. |
|Boundary Stream Mainland Island||Boundary Stream Poutiri Ao ō Tāne is a DOC managed mainland island on public conservation land. Schools can take groups as a teacher lead experience. Contact the local DOC office well in advance to make sure conditions are appropriate and to see if a staff member is available to greet the group.||No charge.||Get in touch|