Secondary Yr9-13 : A Living World

Secondary Yr9-13 :  A Living World
From NZD $9.50
  • Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Karori, Wellington
  • Product code: PU2V8U



Students experience the unique biodiversity of Aotearoa New Zealand at Zealandia and learn about the dramatic impact of people upon it.

Overview: Just minutes from the centre of our capital city, Zealandia is a regenrating natural habitat for many rare native & endemic species. It provides a wonderful context for students to directly experience the rich biodiversity of Aotearoa New Zealanda and consider the impact of people upon it - both positive and negative.

Session Type: Facilitated 2.5 hour session consisting of an interactive indoor activity and a ~2 hour guided walk in smaller groups. With Zealandia Educators the students will:

  • - Encounter rare and endangered NZ species in a beautiful valley of regenerating native bush.
  • - Consider the adaptations of various native species that suit them to their environment.
  • - Witness life processes in action - from nesting to decomposition.
  • - Learn about the methods used in and around the sanctuary to restore and monitor populations of native species..
  • - Witness the dramatic story of Aotearoa New Zealand's natural history in the Zealandia exhibition.

Curriculum links: Science, Social Sciences.

Suitable for: Yr 9-13

Duration: 2.5 hours

Timeslots: 9.30am - 12pm, or 10.30am - 1.00pm, or 12.15pm - 2.45pm, or 1.30pm - 4pm

Numbers: Minimum 10 students. Maximum 60 students.

Available to: Domestic and international students enrolled at or billeted through a New Zealand school.

Cost: Students $9.50 each. For every four (4) students you are able to bring one (1) adult free of charge. Additional adults will be charged $24 pp.

Photo credit : Scott Langdale