Other providers

Other Providers

There are many other environmental education providers operating in our Region, some of which are listed below.


Bushy Park

A mainland island near Wanganui, with native habitat and species and an education centre.


ph: 06 345 7817

email: info@bushyparksanctuary.org.nz


Environment Network Manawatu

The umbrella organisation for many environmental groups, many of whom carry out environmental education, in the Palmerston North/Manawatu area.


ph: 06 355 0126

email: coordinator@environmentnetwork.org.nz


Awapuni Resource Recovery Park

The Resource Recovery Park has a comprehensive education centre for waste reduction and recycling located in Palmerston North.


ph: 06 356 8199

email: info@pncc.govt.nz


Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre and Sustainable Whanganui

The WRRC is a one-stop shop for resource recovery and waste minimisation in the Whanganui District. It is also the home of the Sustainable Whanganui offices. Sustainable Whanganui offers the community comprehensive, useful and timely advice to become more self-sufficient and put Whanganui on the map for practical sustainability solutions.

http://www.wrrc.co.nz                                                 http://sustainablewhanganui.org.nz

ph: 06 348 7950                                                          ph: 06 345 6000

email: info@wrrc.co.nz                                                email: sustainablewhanganui@gmail.com


Department of Conservation

Offers a number of education services from school visits, to site tours and planting days. DoC also hosts the summer nature programme.


Manawatu Rangitikei Area Office                              Whanganui District Office

ph: 06 350 9700                                                   ph: 06 349 2100

email: wellingtonco@doc.govt.nz                             email: whanganuiao@doc.govt.nz



A nationwide waste reduction and recycling education programme run using local educators


contact: Pip Chrystall

ph: 027 201 3451

email: pipchrystall@xtra.co.nz


Te Manawa

Palmerston North’s combined science centre, museum and art gallery.


ph: 06 355 5000

email: enquiries@temanawa.co.nz