NZAEE Seaweek is a non-commercial event which is only possible through the generosity of our national supporters and our Regional Coordinators network. In-kind contributions from a wide range of supporters and extensive regional sponsorships are also critical for Seaweek. Supporters also helped with publicity and activities and a wide range of people and organisations get involved in our regions – we couldn’t do it without you! If you or your organisation is interested in supporting Seaweek, please contact us.

A huge thank you to our national supporters for 2018:

FN-Logo-Full-Colour-CMYK_0Foundation North – Provides significant funding for Seaweek coordination and events in Auckland and Northland. GOLD SPONSOR




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The Department of Conservation – Provides the majority of our Regional Coordinators around the country. SILVER SPONSOR



  Ministry for Primary Industries – Provides some funding for events around the country. SILVER SPONSOR


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NZ Marine Studies Centre – Develops and provides many free resources for Seaweek, including the Rocky Shore Guide, Marine Metre Squared Project, Rocky Shore Colouring and Activity Books and many more. Also provides the Otago Regional Coordinator. BLUE SPONSOR



GW Landscape Logo - FullcolGreater Wellington Regional Council – Provides the Regional Coordinator for the Wellington Region. BLUE SPONSOR



ecan-logoEnvironment Canterbury Regional Council – Provides the Regional Coordinator for the Canterbury Region. BLUE SPONSOR


PrintNCC Logo (p)The National AquariumNapier City Council – Provides the Regional Coordinator for the Hawkes Bay Region. BLUE SPONSOR




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New Zealand Coastal Society – sponsor the annual “Ocean Champion” competition by providing the equivalent of $500 prize money to the winner. BLUE SPONSOR

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Young Ocean Explorers – sponsor our national competitions by providing us with a wide range of fantastic prizes. BLUE SPONSOR



Experiencing Marine Reserves – sponsor Seaweek by producing an enormous programme of events and competitions around the country and providing our Northland Regional Coordinator. BLUE SPONSOR




  Wild for Taranaki – Provides the Regional Coordinator for the Taranaki Region. BLUE SPONSOR




The Lou and Iris Fisher Trust have provided funding for education on climate change during Seaweek 2017-18 and this was used for resources and workshops on ocean acidification around the country.

Thanks also to the huge range of sponsors who support individual events, competitions and activities in all our regions – we very much appreciate your support.


Ocean Champions

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Enter the Seaweek 2019 Ocean Champion Challenge

Enter the Seaweek 2019 Ocean Champion Challenge

NZAEE Seaweek is delighted to announce that entries are now open to find our Seaweek “Ocean Champions” for 2019. This year’s Ocean Champion competition requires entrants to undertake a specific Ocean Challenge to help solve a problem in the marine environment. Junior entrants (under 16) will all be entered into a prize draw for a… Read More

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