High School Groups

Kuaka New Zealand has a long history of providing very high quality, curriculum based, educational tours of New Zealand.
We have long standing relationships providing educational tours for some of the best schools in New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong & China.

Our educational tours are well structured learning events where each experience builds on the last so students develop a progressively greater understanding of key concepts & their applications. Our 20+ years of running student study tours are obvious to all teachers who come with us. Students are engaged, they ask questions, they reflect on each day as we grow their understanding of key learning points & wider concepts. We mix serious content with recreation to keep them fresh & to enjoy the social elements as well as the education.

We provide very targeted, curriculum based & interactive programmes covering: Geography, Biology, Physics, Chemistry & History. Themes for special focus include Business Studies, Environment & Conservation & enhancing English Literacy. We 'bring learning out of the classroom', using field studies to illustrate the correlation between academic disciplines in a highly interactive, student-centred way.

Contact us because we deliver learning experiences that are both of the highest quality & excellent value for money. You will see how engaged your students are before they leave & how they take this learning home, resulting in a more thorough understanding of course material helping prepare them for exams.
 

14 & 15 year olds
  Interdisciplinary Sciences This tour is organized for students to explore New Zealand science applications in the field & in the classroom. Particular focus is on the applications of science in modern day case studies & as future career requirements for students.   Learn more

 

Interdisciplinary
Sciences

This tour is organized for students to explore New Zealand science applications in the field & in the classroom.

Particular focus is on the applications of science in modern day case studies & as future career requirements for students.
 

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Experiencing Geography, Environmental Science & Business New Zealand’s North Island provides a host of examples of science, geography and international business - all on a compact travel route. Over seven days, students will be lead on a study tour giving them a world of practical examples.   Learn more


Experiencing
Geography, Environmental Science & Business

New Zealand’s North Island provides a host of examples of science, geography and international business - all on a compact travel route.

Over seven days, students will be lead on a study tour giving them a world of practical examples.
 

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15 - 17 year olds
Applications of Environmental Science in Today's World This study tour provides students with a theme of applied biology & biochemistry using industrial & conservation based examples. We explore applications of micro biology & genetics within a series of field contexts.   Learn more


Applications of
Environmental Science
in Today's World

This study tour provides students with a theme of applied biology & biochemistry using industrial & conservation based examples.

We explore applications of micro biology & genetics within a series of field contexts.
 

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Applications of Geography in Today's World This tour provides first-hand experiences of physical & human geography with a special emphasis on natural hazards & their management. Students examine diverse landscapes & environmental interactions so they can appreciate how we may best manage and mitigate the effects.   Learn more


Applications of
Geography
in Today's World

This tour provides first-hand experiences of physical & human geography with a special emphasis on natural hazards & their management.

Students examine diverse landscapes & environmental interactions so they can appreciate how we may best manage and mitigate the effects.
 

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excellence in Education

EDUCATIONAL TOURS WITH THE PERFECT MIX OF HARD WORK & EXCITEMENT

hands-on 'out of the classroom' learning

Kuaka New Zealand has developed powerful learning models in key subject areas, designed to give students understanding of key learning objectives in a real-world context.

We specialize in Sciences - Biology, Chemistry & Physics - Geography, Business & advanced literacy. Many operations in New Zealand are small & able to be viewed in miniature, making them easier to analyze & understand. We use these small operations as case studies to demonstrate key learning points & then how they relate to each other.

Kuaka has developed several field project sites where we can demonstrate all of the above key curriculum areas for students to examine as they are seen in real life.

Students on our educational tours are taught in such a way that they first practice & then reflect on the content they've learnt to reinforce & give context to new information. The secret is reflecting on the field experience before moving on to the next activity. This process also naturally leads to students getting more involved in small group discussion during each activity.

LEARN

Concepts are introduced in a fun, interesting way

PRACTICE

Practical exercises give real-world context

REFLECT

Time is set aside each day for group discussions &/or journaling

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We really do deliver

Find out more from the testimonials below.
Then get in touch to find out how we can assist you in delivering a program your students will remember forever!