School students at Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve in Gisborne
Image: Trudi Ngawhare | DOC


Find resources to support conservation teaching and learning, or DOC supported education programmes you can get involved in.




New resources on our site

Tools for environmental action
Inquiry unit | Outdoor activities | Levels: 1-4: Use this resource to plan and carry out successful environmental action, alongside your local community.

Enhancing biodiversity in your green space
Inquiry unit | Outdoor activities | Levels: 1-4: This resource provides ideas and learning experiences to enhance the native and endemic biodiversity in your green space.

Restoration through the seasons
Poster | Outdoor activities | All levels: This poster has been designed to help teachers plan, implement and take action on restoration projects throughout the school year.

Investigating alpine environments
The resource will be available to download here from September 2017. In the meantime, register to attend a free teacher PD workshop about the resource and how to get the most from a school field trip to Tongariro National Park.

Kākāpō Recovery education resource
Classroom activities | Levels: 1-4: Use this resource to uncover why the kākāpō is so important to New Zealand.


Context for teachers

The Big Picture offers background information to support with planning your conservation teaching and learning experiences.

Find more resources

Many other organisations create content to support conservation teaching and learning in New Zealand.


Many of our digital resources can also be found on POND.

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