Sustainability in Early Childhood Education

A great number of early childhood education centres (ECE’s) are already engaged in the journey towards sustainability, teaching children and their whanau to treasure our environment. 

small planet booklet coverNelson City Council has put together an educational resource called Small Planet to support ECE’s on this journey.  The programme is designed to provide a wide range of information on projects and resources, as well as providing a framework to recognise existing projects and plan future activities, all within the context of the early childhood curriculum (te whariki).

Please contact the Science and Environment Team by email or phone +64 3 546 0200 for more information on Small Planet, or to receive the full resource pack.

For information about the Enviroschools programme please contact the Enviroschools Coordinator at or phone +64 3 546 0200.