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The Paihia Waitangi Kindergarten is super stoked with its new Enviroschools Bronze status.

Kindergarten staff and students were presented with an outdoor Enviroschools sign and a framed certificate to acknowledge their success in the action-based programme, which encourages young people to design and lead local sustainability projects in their schools and neighbourhoods.

The certificate was presented by representatives from the Northland Regional Council, including community engagement manager Cathy Erstich, and Enviroschools regional co-ordinator Susan Karels at a gathering at the kindergarten to celebrate the achievement.

Head teacher Wil Zwanikken said the school has been incorporating sustainable practices within its programme

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