Monthly Archives: March 2011

Home Schoolers around Hokitika Bring Fun Fabrics to Kiwi Center and Create a Tapestry Section

It’s so terrific to have all their support and enthusiasm!  A big “Thanks” to Rachel for pulling everyone together for this project.

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Hokitika Kindergarten and Playgroups Visit Eels and Join Tapestry Heke!

Ceridwyn’s kindies as well as a local play group will be learning to sew (with the help of copious amounts of fabric glue) while studying all the life that should be found in the streams alongside the tuna.  Today they … Continue reading

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Paroa School Kids Share Exciting Stories and Gold Coin Koha to Help Eels

Priscilla and Jody’s juniors may be young, but they had many eel stories to share. Many of these kids discovered that they were chosen by a tuna kuwharuwharu to be its special guardian.  We are so glad they will be … Continue reading

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Runanga School Shines Their Way Out of the Pike Mine Disaster

Although this school was personally and directly effected by the tragic losses at the nearby Pike Mine last November, the spirit there is bright and supportive and forward-looking.  It was a truly special place to spend a morning with my … Continue reading

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Kokatahi – Kowhitirangi School Join Together To Save the Eels!

These dairy-country kids of Megan’s are ready to share all they learned with their friends and families so as to make for local farms that are more and more environmentally responsible and sensible.  These kids will make smart leaders:  As … Continue reading

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Jacob McPherson and His Mates at Kaniere School are the First Wild West Coasters to Join the Project!

“Cheers” to Zoe, Kristine, Melanie, and Michelle who are having their students sew for the eels and freshwater health.  Here on the West Coast, around Hokitika, the kids are hands-on familiar with and enthusiastic about their rivers because they fish … Continue reading

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Jester House Owners Are No Fools!

While visiting dear old friends in Nelson, I bummed my mate’s car and took a drive to The Jester House Cafe near Mapua where they have countless tame longfins in their creek and let visitors feed them by hand (with … Continue reading

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