Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch
Teachers, tots and students of all ages will be enthralled when they explore our inspired interactive learning environment in the heart of the city's Cultural Precinct. There's always something new to discover among the museum's impressive two million collections and special exhibitions. We make curriculum-based learning fun and offer pre and post-lesson support. The museum, first opened in 1870, is world-renowned for its natural and human history collections. Also, check out our cool school holiday programmes and events just for kids.
Phone: 03 366 5000 or Education 03 366 9429
Earth and Sky Mt John Observatory
Heart of Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve
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Day or evening Educational Tours provide hands-on learning including telescope observations, while knowledgeable Astronomy Guides promote reciprocal question-asking, unleashing your student's curiosity.
Marvel at amazing Astronomy facts and current research projects. Teachers are able to personalise their experience, choosing their preferred Astronomy Programme.
This is the home of New Zealand's darkest skies and largest telescopes.
Our Office is situated in the Godley Hotel Complex:
Main St, Lake Tekapo
P: 03 680 6960
F: 03 680 6950
Howick Historical Village
We have programmes for both High School and Primary Students
We offer customised programmes for Years 9 - 13, as well as tertiary programmes. These include Geography, Drama, English, Tourism, Photography, Food and Fabric Technology and of course, History - a fabulous insight into New Zealand's past especially the establishment of Auckland as our early capital and the settlement of the whole area.
Primary students love delving into early colonial life in New Zealand through hands-on and interactive role-play experiences. We offer a unique EOTC programme involving the technological advancements and inventions made by the early settlers which include construction and engineering, agriculture, food tech, natural medicines, textiles and fabrics. We show how archaeological discoveries of the Fencible Period have helped us understand the lives that early settlers led.
Parents and teachers should also check out our popular holiday programmes and Howick Historical Village is a unique special events venue suitable for children's birthday parties to weddings and corporate events.
Onsite 1850s church, beautiful lawns and gardens with water features plus cafe & a choice of meeting halls for your special event.
Phone: 09 576 9506
Fax: 09 576 9708
Historic and Ghost Tours in NZ's Oldest Prison
We can provide 1 hour guided group tours of the prison to suit your age group. Alternatively, we run a 2-hour Junior Programme featuring an historical tour, scavenger hunt, fingerprinting and games. Children can enter the cells, visit the hanging yard and hear about the secret tunnel, ghosts and lighthouse. Seated areas are provided for morning tea or lunch. Excellent for exchange students or students studying other languages are our audio tours in 15 different languages.
Napier Prison is just a few minutes walk to the town centre and Marine Parade.
Self-guided audio tours are available every day.
To book your school group tour
P: 06 835 9933
Orana Wildlife Park
Orana Wildlife Park provides students the opportunity to get up close and personal with amazing animals. Hand feed a majestic giraffe; eye-ball the magnificent white rhino; meet New Zealand's national icon, the kiwi. Zoo School's qualified teachers provide custom written, interactive learning experiences for students ranging from Year 1 to Year 13. Our teachers work with your students out in the Park, facilitating their learning as they observe and interact with the animals.
Phone: 03 359 7109 ext 828
R.I.C. Publications NZ
R.I.C. Publications® has over 1000 teacher resources, representing key areas of learning for early years, and primary and lower secondary schooling. The resources are well recognised by schools as being practical, easy to use, well organised, and as displaying a strong teacher input as to both authorship and design. Products include reproducible teacher resources, student workbooks, digital and interactive educational products, posters, stickers, readers, reference and other educational items.
Phone: 06 759 4699
Free fax: 0800 123 0800
Free phone: 0800 293 648
The Red Boats
Most Popular Party Fishing and Cruising boats in Auckland.
For Schools our DOC -Licensed vessels specialise in:
- Educational Cruises tailored for students of all ages.
- Fun activities for wider learning and activity weeks
- Ferry transport to the Motutapu Island Outdoor Ed Centre
- Transport to Motuihe Island for tree planting activities and
- Loads of room in our cargo hold for luggage and camping gear.
- Social Cruises & Fishing Trips for Staff Social Clubs, Functions &
Ph 0800 Redboats
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