Barrier Juniors' Environmental Efforts Lauded


Picture 1. Kevin Beatty-Cabaret of Okiwi School receiving the 2008 Conservation Prize from Jacqui Ackland and Brian Reed.  Kevin was notable during the year for his enthusiastic participation in the school conservation activities.  With the help of Halema Jamieson Kevin confirmed the presence of the 'Auckland Green Gecko' in the Medlands area.

Picture 2. Tairone Blackwell was awarded the Environmental Award at Kaitoke School at the end of year concert.  Tairone is the 'essence of the Barrier' with his caring attitude towards the wildlife and local environment - beach, bush and birds.

Picture 3. Trustee Fenella Christian presents Oriana Maynard the GBI Trust Caring for the Environment Trophy at the Mulberry Grove School Prizegiving 2008.