Riccarton Bush

Survival of the fittest? Or survival of the tallest? Explore how this unique tract of living lowland kahikatea forest has survived within the city of Christchurch.

This programme allows students to examine our unique native flora and fauna while exploring a truly remarkable part of our city. Students will also look at the forest ecosystem, the human impact on this environment and the construction of the predator fence.

Availability: Term One and Term Four

Curriculum Links: Planet Earth and Beyond, Living World, Participating and Contributing Investigating in Science, Communicating in Science

Suitable for Year: 1 – 10

Length: 1.5 hours

Associated cost: $2.00 per person to Riccarton Bush Trust

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