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Web Conference resources

  • Adapting After Emergencies web conference activity: Students can work on this activity while they listen to live or recorded web conferences - Word (31k) | PDF (100k) | Google Doc. Notes from these pages could be shared to help put together the class web conference summary
  • Web Conference summary sheet: The class web conference summary can be done in a format of your own choosing, but feel free to use the web conference summary sheet - Word (36k) | PDF (201k) | Google Doc. We'd love to share your ideas on the field trip website and help your students feel valued for their efforts. Please send your class summary to andrew.penny@core-ed.org.


  • Planning Sequence example for a virtual field trip - Word (652k) | PDF (311k) | Google Doc.
  • Video question sheet - Word (31k) | PDF (217k) | Google Doc. To use for each video (based on SOLO Taxonomy).
  • EPIC: Through EPIC The Ministry of Education has paid a subscription on behalf of all registered New Zealand schools to access a range of quality, educational e-resources. For information about how to register with EPIC go to http://www.epic.org.nz/. More information is at https://www.tki.org.nz/epic2. If you are unsure if your school is registered ask your librarian or principal.

Links and downloads

  • New Zealand Red Cross
  • Kia Pakari: Schools' Resilience Programme - Kia Pakari is a comprehensive set of resources for educators to empower young people to build resilience in school communities across Aotearoa New Zealand. It includes a card game about emergencies. Download the Teachers' Guide (1.3Mb PDF).
  • Kiri and the Emergency (Kids first aid in Canterbury) - A first aid resource for children, born out of the Canterbury earthquakes. A picture book and videos build children's understanding of danger and what to do in an emergency.
  • The Worry Bug - a resource to help parents support their children after earthquakes and other shocks. More information on how to help kids manage their worries can be found here - https://allright.org.nz/media/documents/how_to_help_kids_manage_worries.pdf.
  • Allright? Campaign - All Right? is working alongside the Kaikoura community on a range initiatives designed to make people more aware of their wellbeing and ways to improve it.
  • Bounce - tips, ideas and inspiration to help you live life well. It is a youth-led project developed by New Zealand Red Cross that is for young people & by young people.
  • Dr Rob's Tips - Dr Rob Gordon is a specialist in disaster psychology. These are some of Dr Rob’s tips for coping with the on-going effects of a disaster.
  • Geonet News November 2017 - special edition covering different geological aspects of the Kaikōura earthquake one year on.