June 2002
View and download the Sunrise and Swamp tracks teaching resource.


This Teacher Resource Kit is designed to give you a hand to plan exciting and educational conservation learning experiences outside the classroom.

On Sunrise and Swamp tracks students can examine different forest types and identify bird species amongst other things.

In this kit you will find background information on the history, biodiversity and conservation management of Sunrise and Swamps tracks and environs.

You will get information on curriculum links, suggested activities for teachers and pre- and post-visit activities for students to stimulate thinking on a range of topics. Safety and other planning considerations are included in these exercises.


  • Using this resource, cross-curricular or specialised, pre and post visit activities
  • Organisation and facilities
  • Sunrise and Swamp tracks
  • Teachers' background reading
  • Statements about curriculum links and the kits
  • 4 general study topics
  • 7 teacher study sheets
  • Forest monitoring activity
  • Other references and resources

Publication information

Author: Elizabeth Pishief
Published by East Coast/Hawke's Bay Conservancy
ISBN 0-478-22281-5


Ahuriri / Napier Office
Phone:   +64 6 834 3111
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   59 Marine Parade
Napier 4110
Postal Address:   PO Box 644
Napier 4140
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