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 On most weeks in New Zealand we have awareness campaigns to let us know about things that are important. What is this week about? Email: ed@wicked.org.nz

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February

 

World Wetlands Day: 2 February 2020

  

Waitangi Day: 6 February 2020

 

March

  

Seaweek - Kaupapa Moana: 29 Feb – 8 March 2020

  • Check out the Seaweek website.
  • Do the activities in our theme: The Sea.
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from The New Zealand Curriculum Online website: Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana

 

Children's Day: 1 March 2020

 

World Wildlife Day: 3 March 2020

 

World Poetry Day: 21 March 2020

 

World Meteorological Day: 23 March 2020

 

April

   

Whio Awareness Month: April 2020

  • Check out the Whio Forever website
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from the Whio Forever website.

   

World Health Day: 7 April 2020

  

Earth Day: 22 April 2020

  • Check out the Earth Day website
  • Do the activities in our Theme Saving Our Forests 
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from The New Zealand Curriculum Online website: Earth Day

  

Anzac Day: 25 April 2020

 

May

 

New Zealand Music Month: May 2020

 

New Zealand Sign Language Week: 4–10 May 2020

   

International Day of Families: 15 May 2020

  

Bullying Free NZ Week: 18–22 May 2020

 

Techweek 2019: 18–24 May 2020

  

Pink Shirt Day: 22 May 2020

  • Check out the Pink Shirt Day website
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from The New Zealand Curriculum Online website: Bullying-free NZ.   

  

Sāmoa Language Week: 24–30 May 2020

 

June 

 

Arbor Day: 5 June 2020

    

World Environment Day: 5 June 2020

        

World Oceans Day: 8 June 2020

  

Global Wind Day: 15 June 2020

 

July

 

Matariki: 13–20 July 2020

  • Check out the Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s New Zealand History website
  • Do the activities in our Theme Matariki
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from The New Zealand Curriculum Online website: Matariki

  

International Day of Friendship: 30 July 2020

 

August

 

Cook Islands Language Week: 2–8 August 2020

 

Money Week: 10–16 August

  • Check out Money Week on the Sorted website
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from The New Zealand Curriculum Online website: Money Week

  

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori /Māori Language Week: 14–20 August 2020

  

September

 

Conservation Week: 5–13 September 2020

  

Tongan Language Week: 6–12 September 2020

 

Chinese Language Week: 20–26 September 2020

   

Tuvalu Language Week: 27 September – 3 October 2020

   

October

 

Fijian Language Week: 4–10 October 2020

  

Niue Language Week: 11–17 October 2020

 

Gagana Tokelau Language Week: 25–31 October 2020

 

November

 

Diwali: 14 November 2020

 

January

 

Chinese New Year: from 25 January 2020

  • Check out the Chinese New Year website.
  • Check out these ideas, resources, and tools to help your school get involved from The New Zealand Curriculum Online website: Chinese New Year.
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