teaching

Eco-education zipping along

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Ziptrek Ecotours has launched a new ‘outdoor classroom’ in Queenstown. The Bob’s Peak-based business is using its treehouses and ziplines to showcase sustainable tourism at work and teaching how businesses can future-proof for environmental, social and financial success. Ziptrek...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Teaching by Skype or Zoom became all the rage during lockdown this year. But for a Queenstown-based piano and vocal teacher, eight of whose local students perform in a recital this Sunday, that’s old hat. Chaz Barcenilla moved permanently...

‘Mrs Kindy’ retires

By PHILIP CHANDLER 'End of an era’ can be used a bit loosely, but when applied to the impending retirement of Wakatipu Kindergarten’s Sally Hogg, it’s entirely apt. Immensely popular with pupils, parents and fellow teachers, she’s stepping down after 31...
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