Education Programmes

As one of New Zealand’s oldest island sanctuaries, Tiritiri Matangi is brimming with wildlife unseen on the mainland, so students can gain first-hand knowledge of these threatened species and our country’s conservation history.

Our educators have an in-depth understanding of the science curriculum and are able to offer a range of educational experiences on the island that are closely tied to the syllabus. 

  • Supports the New Zealand Curriculum, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa or Te Whāriki
  • Enables positive environmental experiences for students and teachers.
  • Is facilitated by experienced and knowledgeable education rangers.
  • Can be part of your Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) school trips. 

Generic Info

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Planning your Trip

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Growing Minds Programme

If you are a decile 1-6 school you may be eligible for our Growing Minds funding

There are two streams for pupils:

Primary, Intermediate and Middle School children

Year 11-13 Secondary School children 

If you are interested in booking our educational programme, please email -


Please include your name of the school or educational organisation, your name, group size (groups typically cannot exceed 70 students), age range, focus for the trip and any special requests.