Comments from Paper4trees Schools

Here are just a few comments from the awesome feedback we here at Paper4trees, as well as our sponsors, have been pleased to receive.

"Today we received the shrubs which was very exciting!!
A HUGE thanks to FONTERRA for supplying these for us- this is just WONDERFUL as we have developed our outdoor area and are in need of lots plants and have no money!!
Thank you once again."

06/12/2011 - Johnsonville West Kindergarten - Wellington

"We would like to express our appreciation to the sponsors of the Paper4trees programme for your generosity and ongoing donations of native plants to our kura over the years. On Thursday 7 June a group of students took part in the planting process of the native shrubs and it was truly an amazing experience enjoyed by all. Again, thanks so much for all your efforts and kind rewards, you truly do a wonderful thing."

21/06/2012 - Te Kura Kaupapa Motuhake O Tawhiuau

"On World Environment Day we planted the trees in the Starfish outside area. We had wonderful help from Kim and Murray from Tauranga City Council and Nicky Adams from Shapes and Scapes (Landscaping), and Kaza Bowie from Opeys Education and Car, and of course the children in Starfish that helped dig the dirt and even tasted it!"
"Thank you all for helping. Thank you to all our sponsors for supplying the trees, and Paper4trees for organising the delivery of the trees."

20/06/2012 - Opey's Childcare Centre - Tauranga

About planting day - "Children worked in collaboration exploring their natural and physical environment gaining understanding on how things grow and responsibility on how to take care of living things."
"Children will continue with our current recycling programme and we will also provide more opportunities for children to take care of living things. This is children enquiring, researching, exploring, generating and modifying their own natural and physical working theories."

05/2012 - First Steps Mount Maunganui

To The Lion Foundation - "We would like to thank you for your donation. The plants we received helped us to create a garden for the children."

07/2012 - A Step Ahead

"We have just finished planting our 55 Paper4trees plants which were provided by Rotorua District Council. We have planted a huge area in front of our school community and also our neighbours. Thanks so much for this initiative and we appreciate the support of First Sovereign and Rotorua District Council."

15/06/2012 - Rotorua Lakes High

"Thank you so much for the trees and bushes our school received last month. The children in my Envirogroup worked collaboratively in pairs to decided where to put them, prepare the ground and plant them."
"We are excited to take part in Paper4trees next year; it is a lovely thing to receive a box of plants! Again, many thanks for your support in making our grounds look fabulous and in providing native New Zealand plants for us to learn about."

18/12/2012 - Lyttelton West School

"Thank you to our local Paper4trees sponsors, the Hastings District Council. We gratefully received five 'Pittosporum Tenuifolium' trees which we were keen to plant on this important day (World Environment Day). We gave heartfelt blessings to each tree as it was placed."
"We are committed to teaching our children and families the importance of taking care of Papatuanuku."

05/06/2012 - Mayfair Kindergarten

From thank you letters to each sponsor of Rainbow Preschool - "We appreciate your generosity and support for the Paper4trees programme and look forward to learning more about, watering and watching our new native seedlings as they grow."

21/12/2012 - Rainbow Preschool - Dunedin

"On World Environment Day, three Fonterra representatives and the Mayor, Mr Hugh Vercoe, were there for the compost bin opening and we were presented with a plaque from Fonterra acknowledging their sponsorship.
We would like to thank you for being a part of this important day for not only Te Aroha Primary School but for our environment.
We would also like to thank you for donating all of the trees. It was a very memorable day and we are glad you were part of it. The plants you gave us are planted in front of our senior school.  They look great.  Thank you for your support."

13/06/2012 - Te Aroha Primary School

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