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Resources for students


Couldn’t find what you were looking for?

We've got a big range of printed publications, including factsheets.

Please contact us if you have any questions or need further information.

For example, if you want information about pollution you need to say what sort of pollution - water, air or ground/soil.  Don't leave it 'til the last minute! Make sure that you give us enough time to find the information and reply to meet your deadlines.

Native plants and animals

Up the Creek
Kiwi Conservation Club 
Kakapo Recovery
Trees for Survival
Waikato Biodiversity Forum - This site contains information on biodiversity in the Waikato region. For example, maps of special species and posters of the ecosystems in the Waikato region. 

Waste and recycling

Auckland Council's  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Programme
Xtreme waste

General information about our environment

Ministry for the Environment
World Wildlife Fund
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Meteorological Service
Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry of Civil Defence
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
North American Association for Environmental Education

Career planning

Thinking of a career or further study in environmental science?
University of Waikato -
Careers and tertiary study in the United States -