News - Eco Action

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Eco Action Club, Aug-Sept 2017

Eco Action Work Done Vegetable Garden Garden growth has started and broad beans well established. Potatoes planted through mulch 20th September. Pea straw needs to be spread over to prevent late frost damage. The crop cover has been removed but will cover the potatoes to prevent psyllid virus damage occurring which is decimating potato yields […]


Published: 26 Sep 2017
by Dave Newton
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Eco Action  Group

From left – Corbin Newlands, Kenny (Council Ranger), Phil Dixon, Jeremy Wright, Te Rau Winterburn, Zac Andrews, Finn Lonergan, Assistant Council Ranger.) Students and staff of Shirley Boys High started their affiliation with their new neighbourhood on Wednesday 28th June with a chanted karakia blessing, performed by Matua Te Rau Winterburn.  In part, this was […]


Published: 29 Jun 2017
by Dave Newton
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Eco Action Group

Eco Action Club – June-August 2017 Term 2  Weeks 7-9           Term 3   Weeks 1-3                 Eco Action work done Vege garden Garden growth almost halted but we still have harvested leafy greens: spinach, silver beet and lettuce cos, as well as the […]


Published: 23 Aug 2017
by SBHS
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Eco Action Club – May 2017

On Friday 12th May,  students from Shirley Boys started planting out the Amelia Rogers Reserve, which will become the Avon Otakaro Forest Park,  beside the Avon River.  19 students and staff planted 100 eco-sourced trees in the reserve,  which is only the start of the planting required,  to make the Forest Park idea a reality.  […]


Published: 12 May 2017
by Dave Newton