Our vison:

Learning Through Nature.

Providing all Taupo rangatahi with opportunities to learn about and take action for our native plants and animals. 


Mai i te kopae ki te urupa,
e tatou ako tonu ai. 

From the cradle to the grave,
we are forever learning.

Kids Greening Taupo enables young people to participate in real life projects with opportunities to connect in a culturally responsive way to their local environment and community, increasing biodiversity, student leadership and educational outcomes, and shaping the future of our Place, now.


Our Impact

Four kindergartens and eight schools which effectively include 40 link teachers and 48 student leaders are all taking action for Kids Greening Taupo. 2018 was a year of growth for Kids Greening Taupo, our impact has been remarkable and the numbers are there as evidence. Be proud Kids Greening Taupo!


Ecological outcomes:


Trees planted

In the local Taupo region plus another 450 seedlings propagated by Kids Greening Taupo student learners and their teachers.

Educational outcomes:


Taupo Schools

4 kindergartens, 8 schools.
Including 40 link teachers and 48 Student Leaders - all taking action for Kids Greening Taupo.

Community outcomes:


Volunteer Hours

Including student volunteer hours and volunteer hours by local experts and Strategic Leadership Group representatives.


Greening News

Keep up to date with all things Kids Greening Taupo. Our Student Leadership Team writes our blog posts and posts them here. The latest posts are below but if you want to check out all the news follow the link.


Get Involved

There are plenty of ways to get involved in Kids Greening Taupo, whether you go to a school that participates in the programme or not.


Are you a Teacher?

Find out more on how you can get your class or school involved in Kids Greening Taupo.

Are you a community member?

Greening Taupo our partner organisation is a great way to help.

Are you a local Expert?

We are always looking for experts in their field to help us with various projects.

Looking to Donate?

From seedlings to tools to dollars to time we are open to all donations.


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Get in Touch

We'd love to hear from you!

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Our Office

37 Motutaiko Street
Taupo, New Zealand