Teacher Resources

Waitaha Wai, Canterbury mudfish/kowaro
A taonga species for iwi

Waitaha wai: Canterbury mudfish/kowaro is a free 20-page booklet with information and activities to enable you and your students to study the Canterbury mudfish/kowaro and plan a project to help improve its habitat in your area.

It is packed full of information, lesson plans and classroom activities about the Canterbury mudfish.

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Order Form

All Canterbury schools can order up to two copies, free of charge. If your school is in an area near to a mudfish population, you can also take part in a facilitated programme with environmental educators from Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation. (You will need to book early for this as places are limited.)

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