About the CGTA

Welcome to the Canterbury Geography Teachers Association website.

The Department of Geography hosts various events for geography teachers including the Annual Geography Teachers Day and the Maatangi Whenua Geography Olympiad which is arranged by the NZ Geographical Society and the NZ Board of Geography Teachers.

Teachers are very welcome to join the Geography Department for our fortnightly seminar series. Please contact Greg Breetzke for further details.

Equipment of various kinds is available for hire from the Geography Department. For further information, please contact Kathy Hogarth.

The Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Geographical Society is hosted by, and meets in, the Geography Department for a regular seminar schedule. Please contact Vaughan Wood for more information.

Upcoming Events

  1. LEARNZ 2014 Field Trips for Geography and Social Studies. See News page for details

    All LEARNZ field trips are fully-supported and free for New Zealand teachers to use with their classes. Get started with LEARNZ.