Education and volunteering

School trips

Get outside the classroom and learn about your environment first-hand. 

Transport subsidies are available for low-decile schools.

Classroom in the parks.

Classroom in the parks

Educational discovery walks through a range of reserves and habitats. For students years 5 to 13.

Learning Through Experience.

Learning Through Experience (LTE)

A hands-on curriculum-based education programme led by experienced teachers and park rangers. The wide range of programmes inspire children to make a difference to their environment.

Mangere Mountain education centre.

Mangere Mountain Education Centre

Come and enjoy the centre's collection of artefacts and displays, illustrating the volcanic formation of the mountain, and the life of its maori inhabitants.

Meet your park ranger.

Meet your park ranger

An introduction to parks delivered by park rangers in a southern park of your school's choice.

Waste Minimisation Learning Centre

Zero Waste Zone

The Zero Waste Zone is a fun, hands-on learning centre for how we rethink waste as a resource and how we work together towards zero waste to landfill by 2040. Located at the Waitakere Refuse Transfer Station, Henderson.

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