Aotearoa New Zealand has been isolated geographically for 80 million years. How has this isolation affected the plants and animals that live here?
In this programme, explore the biogeography of Aotearoa and learn about some of the unique flora and fauna that inhabit our country. Discover why some native birds and mammals can‘t fly, and learn amazing facts about plants that are found nowhere else on the planet.
Availability: Year round
Learning areas and strands: Science – Living World: Ecology and Evolution
Year levels: 9–10
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost per student: $6.50 (teachers and parent helpers are free)
Full programme information: Essential reading prior to attending this programme.
Download programme outline (PDF, 76 KB)
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