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Resources for students


Check out Waikato Regional Council's webpages and factsheets for current information about the region’s natural resources. 
Our factsheets provide information about a range of environmental issues, suitable for school projects and assignments.

You can find out about the Waikato region's natural environment in the Environment section, including information on the following topics for school assignments and projects:

Scroll across to see more options.

 

Couldn’t find what you were looking for?

We've got a big range of printed publications, including factsheets.

If you still can't find what you are looking for try a search, or you can contact us with your request, telling us exactly what you are looking for.  If you  ask for help or information, help us to help you by making sure that your request is detailed and clear. 

For example, if you want information about pollution you need to say what sort of pollution - water, air or ground/soil.  Don't leave it 'til the last minute! Make sure that you give us enough time to find the information and reply to meet your deadlines.

Native plants and animals

Up the Creek(external link)
Kiwi Conservation Club(external link) 
Kakapo Recovery(external link)
Trees for Survival(external link)
Waikato Biodiversity Forum(external link) - This site contains information on biodiversity in the Waikato region. For example, maps of special species and posters of the ecosystems in the Waikato region. 

Waste and recycling

Auckland Council's Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Programme(external link)
Xtreme waste(external link)

General information about our environment

Ministry for the Environment(external link)
World Wildlife Fund(external link)
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences(external link)
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research(external link)
Meteorological Service(external link)
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries(external link)
Ministry of Civil Defence(external link)
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research(external link) (NIWA)
New Zealand Minerals Industry Association(external link)
North American Association for Environmental Education(external link)

Career planning

Thinking of a career or further study in environmental science?
University of Waikato - http://www.waikato.ac.nz/study/subjects/envs.shtml(external link)
Careers and tertiary study in the United States - http://www.environmentalscience.org/(external link)

Couldn’t find what you were looking for?

We've got a big range of printed publications, including factsheets.

If you still can't find what you are looking for try a search, or you can email us with your request, telling us exactly what you are looking for.  If you  ask for help or information, help us to help you by making sure that your request is detailed and clear. 

For example, if you want information about pollution you need to say what sort of pollution - water, air or ground/soil.  Don't leave it 'til the last minute! Make sure that you give us enough time to find the information and reply to meet your deadlines.

Native plants and animals

Up the Creek(external link)
Kiwi Conservation Club(external link) 
Kakapo Recovery(external link)
Trees for Survival(external link)
Waikato Biodiversity Forum(external link) - This site contains information on biodiversity in the Waikato region. For example, maps of special species and posters of the ecosystems in the Waikato region. 

Waste and recycling

Auckland Council's Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Programme(external link)
Xtreme waste(external link)

General information about our environment

Ministry for the Environment(external link)
World Wildlife Fund(external link)
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences(external link)
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research(external link)
Meteorological Service(external link)
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries(external link)
Ministry of Civil Defence(external link)
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research(external link) (NIWA)
New Zealand Minerals Industry Association(external link)
North American Association for Environmental Education(external link)

Career planning

Thinking of a career or further study in environmental science?
University of Waikato - http://www.waikato.ac.nz/study/subjects/envs.shtml(external link)
Careers and tertiary study in the United States - http://www.environmentalscience.org/(external link)

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