Our Tourism and Geography talks are tailored to the student level and we discuss requirements with the teachers prior to their arrival. For the geography/ tourism component of Australia and New Zealand school curriculums, ZORB Rotorua is able to talk on the following topics: consent processes, working with local iwi, geographic features of New Zealand, Rotorua as a destination, the location of a tourism business, adventure tourism, and work roles in the tourism business. Curriculum based student talks and worksheet available on request.
Students will be able to complete the assessment task on the sustainable use of the Rotorua environment by tourism.
A worksheet which allows the student to collect information and then complete the assessment task to gain four credits during the visit.
A detailed assessment schedule is also provided for teachers.
Investigate what are the most important attractions and activities for tourists in Rotorua.
This assessment task allows students to collect information on the urban pattern of Tourism during a visit to tourist attractions and activities in Rotorua.
Students will be able to collect information on how the cultural process of tourism development has shaped the Rotorua environment while on a visit to Rotorua. Teachers need to provide their own worksheets and activities for some providers. We supply you with a satellite image of the Rotorua Central Business District, a map of the Rotorua urban are to show tourist attractions & a map of the Rotorua CBD
REN Members who can provide talks to students on request are:
Rotorua Museum, Skyline Rotorua, OGO Rotorua, Kaitiaki Adventures, Te Puia, Agrodome, ZORB, Wai-O-Tapu & Kawarau Jet.
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism. Talk and worksheet supplied by providers on request.
Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in Tourism. Talk and worksheet supplied by providers on request.
Attractions listed are able to offer a talk on the sustainability of tourism development focusing on their product and in relation to their operations. But also with views on the wider issue and the actions that are needed to keep tourism in Rotorua sustainable, we have from the website a worksheet for students to complete when an attraction is booked through us to help teachers with material and to give students something to work with. When you book through us we can offer the password protected link to gather this information.