The Education team at Kiwi North wants to support teachers by making it easy to share special experiences with class or whanau groups.  The team works with Museums and venues around Northland to support school visits across a wide variety of STEM topics.     

Off-site programmes

Kiwi North’s Educators are able to assist groups off-site to further enhance their learning.

Environmental Education for Sustainability

We have relationships with Matakohe Limestone Island, Whangarei; Bream Head Conservation Trust, Whangarei; Aroha Island, Kerikeri; Dragonfly Springs Wetlands Reserve, Whangarei; Pukenui Forest Trust, Whangarei; and Orongo Bay, Russell if you want to take the opportunity for a dual visit/2-day workshop.

Topics include environmental science & conservation, pedology, limnology and freshwater wetland ecology.


The Education Team also supports other museums and venues through the new Education Network:

Butler Point Whaling Museum, Mangonui – engineering, chemistry & oceanography

Clapham's National Clock Museum, Whangarei – horology

Dargaville Museum, Dargaville - shipping and gumdigging

Kauri Museum, Matakohe - climate change, technical revolutions

Medical Museum, Whangarei - biology, toxicology, medical technology

Packard Motor Museum - the impact of mechanisation

Pioneer Village, Kaikohe - archaeology, architecture, sustainable living, technology

Planetarium North & Observatory, Whangarei - astronomy

Rock & Mineral Club - geology & geoscience

Stationary Engines & the Radio Club, Whangarei – electromagnetism, engineering & physics

Waipu Museum, Waipu - celestial navigation


See Overview - LEOTC 'Planning Your Visit' guide for more details.



Special events

These take place throughout the year and may be connected to national initiatives such as Conservation Week or Tech Week or even international events such as Museums Free Week.

Booking in advance is essential as these extremely popular activities fill up fast!