Helping people to remember, or learn, what our waterways were like before, and could be again
Carefully read Kiwi Conservation Club’s instructions on The New Normal Project What to Do.
Consider using the Nature of Science and Living World strands, or Pūtaiao and First CREST
“The new normal” is a phrase used when something that use to be very different before, has become what people accept, expect, and think is usual. For example, it is the new normal to send a text, instead of ringing someone. Unfortunately, people are starting to think that dirty rivers, weed infested wetlands, melting glaciers, and islands of plastic in our oceans are the new normal.
Thing is, it doesn’t have to be….
In May 2017, KCCers came together at Parliament and made a video – sharing their thoughts about the proposed changes to fresh water standards. This video made a difference. People took notice of what was said.