Kia ora Parents and Whānau
The NCEA Year 13 Economics and History Course encourage students to undertake some fieldwork. Because of this, and because we believe that students understand their class work better through ‘seeing and doing’, we are organising a joint trip with Queens High School of Dunedin. We shall be visiting the Wellington area and visiting key places that have historical significance, or that influence our economy in New Zealand, this will include:
- Parliament and the Supreme Court
- Reserve Bank of NZ
- The Holocaust Museum
- Te Papa
- The Wellington Memorial Centotaph
- Productivity Commission
- Trade Me
- The War Museum
The cost per student will be approximately $755, a breakdown of which is provided below;
|Transport to Wellington||$550.00|
|Transport Around Wellington + shuttle||$35.00|
Fundraising opportunities will be available for covering this amount.
|Departure Date||Origin||Destination||Flight(s)||Departure Time||Arrival Time|
|15/06/2023||Invercargill||Wellington||NZ8872 IVC – WLG||06.30am||08.25am|
|17/06/2023||Wellington||Invercargill||NZ0351 WLG – CHC
When: The field trip will take place from Thursday June 15 until Saturday June 17, returning to Dunedin at approximately 5:45pm
Where: We will be staying in Wellington City at the Waterloo, 1 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, 04 473 8482
Transport: We will travel there with Air NZ. Around Wellington we will use the Public Transport system and walk to our various sites. Your child will need to be taken to the airport at least 45 minutes before the flight on Thursday morning and picked up from there on Saturday afternoon.
Staff Travelling with Students: Mr Bishop (Teacher in charge) and Mrs Dodds (Year 13 YLC)
Students will be working alongside another school – Queen High School (Dunedin). We will meet these students in Wellington at the Airport. 3 Staff 40 Students.
Please Note: The flights purchased will include checked baggage as we are staying two nights. However, if students feel they do not need carry on luggage then this may reduce the flights by $20 per individual flight (savings of $40)
Please complete form below to show your expression of interest and deposit by 28 March 2023.