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The following Learning Experience Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) contractors provide 'hands on' and interactive learning experiences for students and children involving animals.

Base region

Science/Putaiao

Mathematics/Pangarau

Technology/Hangarau

Social Sciences/

Tikanga ā Iwi

Northland/
Bay of Islands
  Whangarei Museum
Phone +64 9 438 9630
Email: admin@kiwinorth.co.nz
Auckland Auckland Zoo
Phone: +64 9 360 3805
Fax: +64 9 360 3815
Email: aucklandzoo@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Phone: +64 9 306 7040
Email: info@aucklandmuseum.com
  Auckland Regional Council – Parks and facilities
Phone: (09) 301 0101
Email: regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
Help: https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/report-problem/visit-us/Pages/default.aspx
NZ National Maritime Museum
Phone: +64 (0)9 373 0800
Fax: +64 (0)9 377 6000
Email: info@maritimemuseum.co.nz
    Mangere Mountain Trust
Phone: +64 9 634 7305
Email: mangeremountain@xtra.co.nz
Waikato Te Kauri-Waikuku Trust
Email: info@tekauri.org.nz
Te Awamutu District Museum
Phone: +64 7 872 0085
Email: museum@waipadc.govt.nz
    Waikato Museum of Art & History
Phone: +64 7 838 6606
Email: museum@hcc.govt.nz
Rotorua   Rotorua Museum of Art & History
Ph: +64 7 350 1814
Fax: +64 7 349 2819
Email: rotoruamuseum@rdc.govt.nz
Central North Island Waitomo Museum of Caves
Phone: +64 7 878 7640
Fax: +64 7 878 6184
Email: info@waitomodiscovery.org
 
East Coast Tairawhiti Museum
Phone: +64 6 867 3832
Fax: +64 6 867 2728
Email: info@tairawhitimuseum.org.nz     
 
Hawke’s Bay National Aquarium of New Zealand
Phone: +64 6 8341404
 
Taranaki NZ Historic Places Trust
Phone: + 64 4 472 4341
Fax: + 64 4 499 0669
Email information@historic.org.nz
 
Wanganui Bushy Park Homestead & Forest Trust
Fax: +64 6 348 7772
Email: info@bushyparksanctuary.org.nz
 
  Whanganui Regional Museum
Telephone: +64 6 349 1110

Fax: +64 66 347 6512

Email: info@wrm.org.nz
 
Manawatu Te Manawa
Fax: 64 6 358 3552
Phone: +64 6 355 5000
Email: enquiries@temanawa.co.nz
 
Wairarapa Department of Conservation, Wellington Conservancy –
Mt Bruce/Pukaha National Wildlife Centre
Phone: +64 6 375 8004
Email: info@pukaha.org.nz
 
Wellington Island Bay Marine Education Centre–
(Wellington Marine Conservation Trust)
Phone: +64 4 383-8285
Email: info@octopus.org.nz
 
  AgResearch  
  Wellington Zoo
Phone: +64 4 389 3692
Email: zooschool@wellingtonzoo.com
 
  Zealandia (Karori Sanctuary Trust)
Darren van Hoof, Educator
Phone: +64 4 920 9202
Fax: +64 4 920 9000
Email:  education@visitzealandia.com
 
 

Museums Wellington
Phone: +64 4 472 8904

Email:  museumswellington@wmt.org.nz

 
Marlborough Nelson/Tasman NZ Marine Studies Centre (Otago University)  –
Nelson/Marlborough/Tasman
Phone: +64 3 479 5826
Fax: +64 3 479 5844
Email: marine-studies@otago.ac.nz
 
  Nelson Provincial Museum
Phone: +64 3 548 9588
Fax: +64 3 548 9589
Email: education@museumnp.org.nz
 
West Coast and Canterbury Orana Wildlife Trust
Telephone: +64 3 359 7109
Fax: +64 3 359 4330
Email: info@oranawildlifepark.co.nz
 
  Christchurch City Council – Parks
Phone: +64 3 941 8999
Email: info@ccc.govt.nz
 
  Science Alive!
Phone: +64 3 365 5199
Email: info@sciencealive.co.nz
 
  Canterbury Museum
Phone: +64 3 366 5000
Fax: +64 3 366 5622
Email: info@canterburymuseum.com
 
  South Canterbury Museum
Phone: +64 3 687 7212
Fax: +64 3 687 7215
Email: museum@timdc.govt.nz
 
Otago/Southland NZ Marine Studies Centre (Otago University)  –
Nelson/ Marlborough/Tasman
Phone: +64 3 479 5826
Fax: +64 3 479 5844
Email: marine-studies@otago.ac.nz
 
  Department of Conservation
Phone: +64 3 211 2400
Fax: +64 3 214 4486
Email: invercargill@doc.govt.nz
 
  Hands on History (Lakes District Museum)
Phone: +64 3 442 0317
Fax: +64 3 442 0835
Email: info@handsonhistory.co.nz
 
  Otago Museum & Discovery World
Phone: +64 3 474 7474
Fax: +64 3 477 5993
E-mail: mail@otagomuseum.govt.nz
 
  Otago Peninsula Trust
Free phone: 0800 528 767 (within New Zealand)
Phone: +64 3 478 0499
Fax: +64 3 478 0575
Email: reservations@albatross.org.nz
 
  Southland Museum & Art Gallery
Phone: +64 3 219 9069
Fax: +64 3 218 3872
Email: office@southlandmuseum.co.nz
 
National National Science-Technology Roadshow Trust  
  National Waterways Project * (Royal Society of NZ)
Allison Taranchokov
Phone: +64 4 470 5764
Fax: +64 4 473 1841
Email nwp@rsnz.org
 
  LEARNZ
Phone: +64 3 349-2284
Fax: +64 3 349-2285
Email: enquiries@learnz.org.nz
Teachers' FreePhone: 0800 CALL LEARNZ (0800 22 55 53)
 
  *Programmes funded by a targeted appropriation for LEOTC  

Other providers include:

Animals in Schools Education Trust (AISET)

AISET's aim is for school students to have concern for the welfare of animals of all species and to develop a balanced view of people's relationships with animals.

The trust endeavours to provide teacher resources covering animal topics for all levels of primary and secondary school education. It is willing to endorse educational animal welfare resource material that it considers to be balanced and informative.

For more information, contact:

Dr Janet Quay
C/- NZ Veterinary Association
PO Box 11 212
Wellington 6142
New Zealand

P  04 471 0484
F  04 471 0494
nzva@vets.org.nz

Email: nzva@xtra.co.nz
(Please send Attention: AISET)

Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART)

The aim of ANZCCART is to provide leadership in developing community consensus on ethical, social, and scientific issues relating to the use of animals in research and teaching.

ANZCCART has the following objectives:

  • to promote excellence in the care of animals used in research and teaching
  • to ensure that the outcomes of the scientific uses of animals are worthwhile
  • to foster informed and responsible discussion and debate within the scientific and wider community about the scientific uses of animals.

For more information, contact:

ANZCCART Australia
The Chief Executive Officer
C/- The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Telephone: 08 8313 7585
Facsimile: 08 8313 7587

E-mail to: anzccart@adelaide.edu.au
Website: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/ANZCCART

Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI)

MPI leads and facilitates the management of animal welfare policy and practice in New Zealand. MPI promotes policies for the humane treatment of animals and is an important participant in the ongoing animal welfare debate. MPI's animal welfare mission is:

  • The New Zealand Animal Welfare Strategy sets out a high-level framework for how animals are treated in New Zealand and provides a formal foundation for New Zealand's animal welfare legislation and policy.

For more information, contact:

Executive Assistant
Animal Welfare Group
MPI
PO Box 2526
Wellington.
Phone:  0800 00 83 33
Fax: +64 4 894 0720
Email: animal.welfare@mpi.govt.nz  
Website: http://www.mpi.govt.nz/law-and-policy/legal-overviews/animal-welfare/

Ministry of Education

PO Box 1666

Wellington.
Email: info@minedu.govt.nz
Phone: +64 4 463 8000
Website: www.minedu.govt.nz

The Royal Society of New Zealand

PO Box 598

Wellington, 6140.
Phone: +64 4472 7421

Fax: +64 4473 1841
Website: www.royalsociety.org.nz


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