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Overview The Waitete Stream is located east of and adjacent to Waihi township, draining a catchment of approximately 670 ha on the southern slopes of the Coromandel Ranges. The steep upper catchment is in indigenous forest (290 ha) and some production pine woodlots (90 ha). The main landuse in the rolling to moderately steep valley [...]
Waihi Central School started with a great asset at the back of the school, a long narrow grazed paddock bounded by Mangatoetoe Stream. With only a few wattles to clear the school began wildscaping the paddock in 1996, with the aim of providing future generations of students with an outdoor classroom where they could carry [...]
Waihi East School is a state primary school of approximately 150 pupils. It has 6 classes from year 1 to year 6. In 2008 Waihi East School celebrated 100 Years of teaching and learning. Waihi East became involved way back in 1994 when it took up an offer by Waihi Gold Mining Company to plant [...]
Waikino School has been an enthusiastic participant in all aspects of the Wild about Waihi project starting in 1994 when they were the first school to collect seed from native trees around the school grounds for future planting. Since that time students have taken part in every Wild about Waihi event from Bridge to Bridge [...]