Haere mai! Welcome to NZAEE Seaweek!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASeaweek is New Zealand’s annual national week about the sea. Hosted by the NZ Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE), Seaweek focuses on learning from the sea. It’s about exciting and inspiring all New Zealanders to renew their connections with the sea! Not just for children or those involved with formal education – it’s a time for all of us to get to know our ocean, its habitats, characteristics and inhabitants better.

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Seaweek comprises a wide range of events, activities, opportunities, competitions and calls to action.

Seaweek 2016 will take place from Saturday 27 February to Sunday 6 March 2016. The theme will be Toiora te Moana – Toiora te Tangata – Healthy Seas, Healthy People.

If you would like to organise an event for Seaweek 2016 or get your school or community group involved please contact the National Coordinator.

To see what is happening in your region for Seaweek 2016 – check out our What’s On pages. Events will be uploaded as we receive them.

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Get Inspired by Seaweek 2016 Competitions

Get Inspired by Seaweek 2016 Competitions

NZAEE Seaweek is delighted to announce three national competitions for Seaweek 2016 with some fantastic prizes up for grabs sponsored by Hauraki Blue Cruises, Young Ocean Explorers, New Zealand Geographic and Pro Photographer, during New Zealand’s annual, national week about the sea. The theme for this year’s Seaweek, which runs from Saturday 27 February to… Read More

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