Year 10 Primary Industries

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This course is designed to give students an introduction into what is involved in some areas of New Zealand’s Primary Industries. Students will be introduced to the dairy industry locally and will look at products created from milk and they will have a field trip to a local dairy farm and the Fonterra factory. We will also get out in the school garden (māra kai) and grow produce for the school community integrating some tikanga into our practice, while also carrying out tasks like cuttings, grafting, pruning, etc

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Understands teamwork and works with others.
  • From pasture to plate, how we produce good quality milk on a farm, to the value added production of milk productions.
  • Manages resources. 
  • Tikanga around our māra kai.
  • Planning and organising.
  • Garden to table, grow a range of produce for our local community integrating horticultural skills into our learning.
  • Practical Skills - Be prepared to get your hands dirty

Resources Required

1 x 1E5 or 1B5 Exercise book

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