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5 days ago

Do you know an outstanding New Zealander whose leadership has delivered high impact results and contributed to a more sustainable Aotearoa?

If you think they should be recognised and celebrated for their great work, why not nominate them for a 2021 BLAKE Leader Award at

To be inspired, meet Scotty Morrison, broadcaster, author, teacher and passionate advocate of te reo Māori. Described as a ‘luminary of the language’ Scotty received a #BLAKEAward in 2020 for his commitment to helping revitalise te reo Māori and bringing this endangered language into mainstream media and everyday use across Aotearoa.
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5 days ago

Applications are NOW OPEN for up to 60 primary and intermediate teachers from all over Aotearoa to join us for our 2021 BLAKE Inspire for Teachers programme.

This year we are doubling our intake by running two programmes:

12 – 16 July in Auckland
4 – 8 October in Auckland

Fully-funded by the the (excluding travel to and from Auckland) BLAKE Inspire for Teachers brings together teachers from all over Aotearoa who are keen to develop a deeper understanding of environmental issues and learn how to apply environmental education within their own schools and kura.

Learn more and apply now at
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I cannot recommend this programme enough, it was such an incredible gift to fill my teaching kete.

Sarah Cannell Briar Carden-Scott Vanessa Maunder Dorette Hartley

Salford School Invercargill

Carolyn Davison

I'd LOVE to take what I learnt from this experience back to MY students... But they are pre schoolers.... I teach at a kindergarten. Does this rule me out?

Kia ora what if you teach at a school that isn’t a mainstream education provider? We teach Rangatahi Māori that did not fit the mainstream education system. Is there an opportunity for us Kaiako?

Lesa Lafaelle Verbena McCauley-Walker😊

Such a shame that the Ministry doesn't extend the funding to Teacher Aides. I would love to attend!

Janeen Savory this may interest you

Id love my daughter to attend this.

Anna Chitty

Scott Pritchard how amazing would this be

Simone Dixon

Josh Scrooby this looks so interesting

Similar question to Davina’s. Can a teacher of a one day school apply? Kia Ora

Penny Madden

Sarah Hack could see you loving this

Te Kura O Māngātuna

Astounding program

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2 weeks ago

In our latest #BLAKEStories podcast Jacob chats with Dame Anne Salmond – Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Māori Studies at the University of Auckland and recipient of the 2020 BLAKE Medal. Together they discuss Māori and western cosmological ideas, land use, biodiversity, and how we restore and harvest native forests. Available on YouTube and all the main podcast channels.
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