Meet our Programme Team

National Programme Manager

Hope Lawsen

IMG 6225-752-196 Hope has been with EERST since the beginning of 2012. As the National Programme Manager, Hope coordinates with the managers of the 40 nurseries we use around the country, as well as other stakeholders, and actively seeks sponsorship and funding which is needed to keep the programme alive.
As a member of the Enviro Team, as well as the Outdoor Education group in high school, Hope's passion for the environment and outdoors soon set her on the path to completing a Diploma in Environmental Management in
Soon after achieving her Diploma, Hope began working with EERST as the Programme Administrator. In 2013, Hope successfully took on a new role as Programme Manager.
In addition to her work for Paper4trees, Hope also manages the Water4schools programme, manages the event recycling at the NZCT AIMS GAMES, and assists Marty with waste audits and other tasks for Waste Watchers Ltd.


Programme Administrator

Satsuki Takenouchi


Satsuki has been with EERST since 2014 as the administrator for the Paper4trees programme. She is the main point of contact for all schools and preschools participating in the programme nationwide. Growing up in Japan, she has seen and experienced the impact of humans on the the natural environment. She soon developed a passion to help save the environment for future generations, which lead her to complete the Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Management at AUT. 
Satsuki is the creative genius behind our seatbelt and billboard bags, making them herself here in the EERST office. 

Satsuki also assists Marty with waste audits and other tasks for Waste Watchers Ltd.

bullet Paper 4 Trees in action here

bullet Teacher Resources here


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