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School vegetables (3rd of 3)

School vegetables

Kate Robinson and Thomas Lancaster water the silverbeet at Pukekohe East Primary School. Their school serves a semi-rural community on the edge of Pukekohe. In 2005 it won an Enviroschool Award for promoting sustainable practices and projects. These included a recycling system, planting native trees, and starting a vegetable garden.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Pukekohe and the rural south-west', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16257/school-vegetables (accessed 26 February 2021)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016