If you are interested in power figures and graphs for the solar panels on the roof of the North Block, have a look here: http://solar.mtaspiring.school.nz/index.html . That link has to be accessed on the school network though, it won’t work from home! … Continue reading
Have you noticed the new North Block is now topped with 8 solar panels?! Thanks to Team Green members for making the case for them and following up. Thank you Ronnie for supporting and organising it. Most importantly, a warm thank you to … Continue reading
We had the idea and dream of solar panels at MAC for a few years. To explore the idea further, we met Mark Ayre on the 17 September 2014 to understand better and ask questions. Mark lives off the grid near … Continue reading
During a meeting with Green Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons, Ralph Adler and Zella Dowling, Mount Aspiring College students have been learning about and exploring how MAC could be come a climate friendly college. NOTES FROM THE MEETING What is MAC already … Continue reading
Well done to Team Green students for their wonderful baking! $190 were raised and will go towards a fund to buy more solar panels for our college. Exciting start of the year!
What is Fair Trade? Fair Trade is a Trade in which fair prices are paid to producers in developing countries, thus reducing poverty. When we buy Fair Trade chocolate, sugar, bananas or cocoa, we support farmers and promote good farming … Continue reading
On a sunny Wednesday, students hurried to get some sherbet -with fair trade sugar!-, muffins -fair trade sugar, bananas and chocolate, brownies -fair trade sugar and cocoa and even shortbread -fair trade sugar. Success! $106 more in our solar panels … Continue reading
Every last Friday of the month during period 5 is MAC Earth Hour. Please make sure to turn off the lights and unnecessary equipment. We will go around the classes to remind you! We have watched the college energy counter slow … Continue reading
We’ll get more solar panels for our school if we win a Trustpower community award. So please nominate us! Please fill in that form http://www.waitaki.govt.nz/our-district/Documents/Trustpower%20Entry%20Form%20-%202017.pdf Fingers crossed!
WIN for the taste-buds and the mood! WIN for the farmers who produce it and the planet! WIN for our Solar Panels funds! Enjoy Trade Aid chocolate bars in the staff room!