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Further Resources and Websites

Useful Resources and Websites EnviroSchools Enviroschools kit: Healthy Water (all Enviroschools should have this) Project Twin Streams Action Toolkit Friends of the Whau The Whau, our streams, our river, our backyard http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/abtcit/ei/pdfs/environment/thewhau.pdf Stream stories CN3 2004 Wonderful Water SJ P4 No 3 2008 Estuary Health Check SJ P1 1990 Rain in the Hills SJ P2… Read more »

09-03-2013 Big Henderson Creek Clean-Up

  It’s time for us to get our gloves on! March is a special time of year with the EcoWest festival running and it is also Seaweek. We celebrate this annually with our Big Henderson Creek Clean-Up. Come help us remove all of the rubbish polluting our waterways. We will have some boat crews and… Read more »

Songquest

Project Twin Streams’ Song Quest proved that engaging with youth on environmental issues is easy if you speak the right language, in is this case the universal language of music. Held in 2009, the Song Quest competition asked students 18 and under to write a song inspired by Project Twin Streams. The brief was to… Read more »

Te Herenga Tangata Sculpture at Urlich reserve _NewABC

Te Herenga Tangata Sculpture at Urlich reserve After two years of dedicated work by the Ranui-Massey community, the Project Twin Streams’ Te Herenga Tangata sculpture was unveiled in June 2009. The imposing 4.75 metre sculpture stands in Urlich Reserve in Ranui and incorporates and celebrates the traditional designs and motifs of the local Maori, Croatian and Pacific… Read more »

Westfield WestCity Mural

West Auckland boasts a stunning artwork, the largest of its kind, with Project Twin Streams’ Kei Tua Mai WestCity mural – the culmination of over 18 months work involving over 1,000 West Auckland residents.   The 27 metre long mural was delivered to its new home alongside the Oratia Stream at Westfield’s WestCity shopping centre… Read more »

Treasures of the Waikumete Stream

The Nga Taonga o te Waikumete (Treasures of the Waikumete) mural is a defining cultural marker for Glen Eden. This collaborative work was created by students from Glen Eden Primary School with the help of the Project Twin Streams team and took nearly a year to create.   The Glen Eden Business Association, impressed by Project… Read more »

Our Place: Henderson Creek book

Flanshaw Road Primary School’s Our Place: Henderson Creek book was the culmination of the school’s long standing involvement with Project Twin Streams and explores the students’ special relationship with their stream through art, showcasing their unique point of view.   Download Our Place book PDF The seed for Our Place was planted in 2004 when Project… Read more »

Photos & Videos _NewABC

 Image Library   We have an extensive Project Twin Streams image library for use in media and Council publications.   Please contact Auckland Council on 09 301 0101 or email info@projecttwinstreams.com for more information.    Videos   [jcorg_youtube_channel mode=”thumbnails” videoWidth=”640″ thumbQuality=”0″ thumbnailWidth=”360″ showTitle=”yes” showTitle=”yes” ytkey=”AIzaSyBZ7DiSsspUzPlp3f0ac1WNBTw9iRnGMYc” playlistid=”UUclXTLICtTZSxwRzOd3Yiew” videos=”” maxResults=”12″ startIndex=”1″ orderBy=”published” filterKeyword=”” channelName=”ProjectTwinStreams” embedType=”frame”]  

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Education

Saving Our Stream This is an inquiry unit for Years 3 – 6 We created this inquiry unit is to support and encourage tamariki to engage with their local stream and to take collective action towards a sustainable future for their freshwater environment. General Objectives By the end of the unit students will: have knowledge… Read more »