Record yourself singing a line of our “12 Fish of Christmas” carol, and you could feature in our special Christmas social media activity! Post your video on YouTube and send a link to it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 November. Make sure to get permission from your caregivers to take part. We will share videos via […]
Manawanui Brownies have created this amazing video as part of KCC New Normal Project! They don’t want permanent warning signs to be the “New Normal” at Cox’s Bay, so they are gaining knowledge, and taking action where they can to help improve water quality. Where they live is an old area of Auckland, and it’s […]
By Sam, 10 years, South Head These are my apple snails. They grow as big as an apple. They clean the side of the tank. They have a long snorkel that they stick up to breathe, then if they float to the top, they let the bubbles out and they sink.
This video supports an article ‘Getting sucked dry’ in Wild Things issue 136 (Spring | Kōanga 2017):
Sofia (age 9) designed this page for KCC because she thinks water conservation (using water more wisely) is pretty important. She has come up with 3 ways that we can all save water – try them out! She has also made a pretty awesome word find puzzle too!
Sophie from Working Waters Trust lead KCC North Canterbury on a great kōwaro (mudfish) experience in May 2017. Here we are emptying a trap and discovering the last of the 39 (!!) native fish we found in the short time we were there. Thank you Kevin Ackerley for sharing this great footage! Here are some […]
These Kiwi Conservation Club kids have a message for the Government: “We need clean water, and so does nature. Your decisions affect our future.” If you agree with them, share this video. Clean rivers and lakes is about more than swimmability, and the time to act is now. Thank you to Paige, Max, Jasmine, Euan, […]
We had a great response to our ‘Swimmable Waters for All Creatures‘ submission postcard in Issue 133 of Wild Things. With the release of the Clean Water package 2017, it looks like time to take this even further by making a submission to the government. There is a target of 90% of rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040, but… […]