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Fishing Lessons
Fishing Lessons

VR Teacher Resources for Fishing Lessons

Pollution Lessons
Pollution Lessons

VR Teacher Resources for Pollution Lessons

Leadership Unit
Leadership Unit

This unit summarises all the leadership lesson plans and resources available and their links to the curriculum.

Sir Peter Blake 'Learn About Leadership' Lessons & Worksheet
Sir Peter Blake 'Learn About Leadership' Lessons & Worksheet

Four lessons that introduce Sir Peter Blake as a leader, his character, and compare/contrasting different leadership styles. Lesson 1: A Nation’s Leader Lesson 2: Character Lesson 3: Leadership Skills Lesson 4: Leadership Challenge

Leadership Lesson Plans
Leadership Lesson Plans

Six short lessons / activities that can be done in any order to introduce your students to the concepts of leadership. 1: Leader Posters 2: What Makes a Good Leader 3: Heroes 4: Role Models 5: Everyone makes Mistakes 6: Celebrity Role Model Game

Auckland Islands: An Introduction
Auckland Islands: An Introduction

An introduction to the Auckland Islands / By Bernard Potter

Unit Plan Level 5 Living World
Unit Plan Level 5 Living World

Unit Plan Level 5 Living World / By Educator Mr Bernard Potter

Senior Biology
Senior Biology

The Auckland Islands are often described as a hot spot of biodiversity. A wide variety of seabirds, invertebrates, marine mammals and a range of hardy plants can all be found there.

Megaherb Classification
Megaherb Classification

New Zealand’s Sub-Antarctic Islands support a diverse and unique flora. Of particular interest are the megaherbs. By Cherie Fenemor.

Our Southern Wilderness Revealed
Our Southern Wilderness Revealed

An eco-system poster created by Nick Kingston & Artist Dave Gunson

Our Southern Wilderness Revealed II
Our Southern Wilderness Revealed II

An marine eco-system poster created by Cherie Fenemor & Artist Dave Gunson

Senior Biology
Senior Biology

The Auckland Islands are often described as a hot spot of biodiversity. A wide variety of seabirds, invertebrates, marine mammals and a range of hardy plants can all be found there.

Human Endeavour
Human Endeavour

Human impact on the Auckland Island group

Auckland Islands: An Introduction
Auckland Islands: An Introduction

An introduction to the Auckland Islands / By Bernard Potter

Our Southern Wilderness Revealed
Our Southern Wilderness Revealed

An eco-system poster created by Nick Kingston & Artist Dave Gunson

Our Southern Wilderness Revealed II
Our Southern Wilderness Revealed II

An marine eco-system poster created by Cherie Fenemor & Artist Dave Gunson

White Capped Albatross
White Capped Albatross

A look at the white capped Albatross / By Educator Mr Bernard Potter

Southern Right Whales
Southern Right Whales

Southern Right Whales - Tohora - Eubalaena Australis / By Bernard Potter & Dr. Will Rayment (University of Otago)

Rattail Fish
Rattail Fish

A look at Rattail Fish / By educator Mr Bernard Potter.

Arrow Squid
Arrow Squid

A look at Arrow Squid / By Educator Mr Bernard Potter

Auckland Island Cave Weta
Auckland Island Cave Weta

A look at Cave Wetas on the Auckland Islands / By Educator Bernard Potter

Impact of pigs on the Auckland Island ecosystem
Impact of pigs on the Auckland Island ecosystem

An assessment task, marking schedule and powerpoint linked to the Science 1.12 - Biological impact of an event on an ecosystem achievement standard is available for teachers and students. / By Educator Mr Nick Kingston

New Zealand Sea Lion
New Zealand Sea Lion

A look at the New Zealand Sea Lion / By Educator Bernard Potter

Megaherbs
Megaherbs

A look at Megaherbs / By Educator Mr Bernard Potter

Flora & Fauna
Flora & Fauna

A look at the place, farthest south, that trees grow naturally

Climate
Climate

The Climate of the Auckland Islands / By Bernard Potter & Jacob Anderson

Clues to Past Climates
Clues to Past Climates

Reconstructing climate change / By Imogen Browne - Otago University

Marine Reserves
Marine Reserves

A look at marine reserves / By Educator Mr Bernard Potter

Dating Geological Events
Dating Geological Events

The Auckland Islands – Investigating evidence related to dating geological events. By Cherie Fenemor.

Ocean Acidity
Ocean Acidity

A look at ocean acidity / By Educator Mr Bernard Potter

The Southern Ocean – a global carbon sink
The Southern Ocean – a global carbon sink

An assessment task, marking schedule and powerpoint linking to the Science 1.14 - Carbon cycling achievement standard is available for teachers and students / By Educator Mr Nick Kingston

Coralline Algae and Ocean Acidification
Coralline Algae and Ocean Acidification

Coralline algae are found in three orders (Corallinales, Hapalidialaes and Sporolithales) within the red algae (Rhodophyta) phylum. By Cherie Fenemor.

Volcanoes and Glaciers
Volcanoes and Glaciers

​The geologic processes that have led to the landforms of the Auckland Islands fit neatly into the Earth Systems achievement objective of the Planet Earth and Beyond strand of the curriculum. / By Educator Mr Nick Kingston

Video: Famous Red Socks
Video: Famous Red Socks

The story of Sir Peter Blake's famous Red Socks!

Video: Keven Mealamu's Dream Team session
Video: Keven Mealamu's Dream Team session

The Sir Peter Blake Trust and the MediaWorks Foundation are excited to share Keven Mealamu's Dream Team session for 2016, hosted by Mike McRoberts.

Video: Dai Henwood's Dream Team session
Video: Dai Henwood's Dream Team session

The Sir Peter Blake Trust and the MediaWorks Foundation are excited to share comedian Dai Henwood's Dream Team session for 2016, hosted by Carly Flynn.

Video: Michelle Dickinson's Dream Team session
Video: Michelle Dickinson's Dream Team session

The Sir Peter Blake Trust and the MediaWorks Foundation are excited to share Michelle Dickinson's Dream Team session for 2016, hosted by Amanda Gillies.

Eliza McCartney Digital Dream Team
Eliza McCartney Digital Dream Team

Eliza McCartney's Digital Dream Team session

Peter Beck Dream Team session
Peter Beck Dream Team session

Peter Beck Dream Team session

Nico Porteous Dream Team Session
Nico Porteous Dream Team Session

Nico Porteous Dream Team Session

Sophie Pascoe Dream Team
Sophie Pascoe Dream Team

Sophie Pascoe's Dream Team session in 2017

Riley Elliott Dream Team
Riley Elliott Dream Team

Riley Elliott's Dream Team session 2017

Steve Dunstan Dream Team
Steve Dunstan Dream Team

Steve Dunstan's Dream Team session 2017

Parris Goebel Dream Team
Parris Goebel Dream Team

Parris Goebel's Dream Team session in 2017

Jerome Kaino Dream Team
Jerome Kaino Dream Team

Jerome Kaino's Dream Team session 2017

Sharyn Casey Dream Team
Sharyn Casey Dream Team

Sharyn Casey's Dream Team session 2017