23 hours ago

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The latest entry in our Seaweek 2019 Junior Ocean Champion Challenge is from James Daniel. James' Challenge is Eastern Beach Rubbish Hunt. He's going to take his friend Spencer, his little sister and her friend Jasmine to see how much rubbish they can pick up on Eastern Beach. Good on you James! Let us know what your Ocean Champion Challenge is and you can win some fantastic prizes including a family pass on Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari, Rainbows End passes and Burnsco gift packs from the Auckland Outboard Boating Club and for seniors $500 towards your work from the New Zealand Coastal Society. Entries close 21 Dec so get yours in now! http://seaweek.org.nz/nominate-your-ocean-champion/ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

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Fantastic entry in our Senior Ocean Champion Challenge from E Wen Wong who is a passionate environmental advocate, innovator, and founder of plastic pollution organisation, P.S. Our Beaches. Her Challenge is to deter the population from plastic litter cultures, while working to dispose of existing accumulation of plastic. She will do this by hosting EnviroPAST – Plastic And Sustainability Talks – which is all about moving forward with plastic pollution and inspiring young people to make real, positive environmental change in their own lives and the lives of others. EnviroPAST will take place on Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th of April 2019. Inspiring stuff thank you E Wen Wong for your passion! Enter your Ocean Champion Challenge today via the Seaweek website - entries close 21 December.
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BAY OF PLENTY

DoC Logo SQThere will be lots of Seaweek 2019 events happening in the Bay of Plenty and full details will be posted here as we receive them. Contact the Western Bay of Plenty Regional Coordinator: Nataalia Hemaima Lunson – email: nlunson@doc.govt.nz, phone: 027 536 6847 or the Eastern Bay of Plenty Regional Coordinator: Courtney Andrews – email: courtney.andrews12345@gmail.com if you’d like to organise an event.

 
 

If you attend a Seaweek 2019 event you can win a copy of The Collins Field Guide to the NZ Seashore by completing one of our online Event Reports to tell us what you enjoyed about the event.

 

 

Bay of Plenty Seaweek 2019 Events:

 

Opape & Otara CleanUp

 

 

Sunday 9 December 2018, Opotiki

Opape CleanUp 9am – 10am
Otara CleanUp 10-15am- 12pm

What we take from Tangaroa & Papatuanuku we can give back by caring & maintaining their waters & land.

Gloves & Rubbish bags provided

Free Sausage Sizzle & Refreshments for all volunteers & Ice blocks for the ki follows @ Magpie Park (Ohui Park) cnr of Terere Pa & Aerodrome.

Bring your water bottle, free event.

Contact: Jacqui Biddle email: jacquimandy@gmail.com Ph: (027) 347-7360

 

 

Opape Waterways Cleanup

Sunday 25 November 2018 from 9am to noon at Opape Beach, Opotiki

Come along and have fun at our Opape Cleanup.

Gloves & rubbish bags provided
Bring a water bottle and a hat.
Free sausage sizzle & refreshments provided after clean up

Contact: Jacqui Biddle email: jacquimandy@gmail.com Ph: (027) 347-7360

 

 

 

Free Professional Development Opportunity for Primary Teachers with Steve Hathaway from Young Ocean Explorers

 

 

Let Steve Hathaway, underwater cameraman for BBC’s Blue Planet 2 and creator of Young Ocean Explorers introduce you to the unique underwater world of New Zealand. Steve’s compelling footage and stories are all centred around their Young Ocean Explorers website from which you can confidently teach ecology, the environment living world, habitats and endangered species. The Young Ocean Explorers website covers topics that link to the curriculum for science, social sciences, english, health and physical education and the arts. Steve will introduce you to these curriculum links and the assignments that you can use and create for your class. Come along to the evening and you will leave with an assignment created for your class ready to go.

Register as a teacher on the Young Ocean Explorers website in advance so you’re ready to go on the night.

Bookings are essential. To book contact Erin erin@youngoceanexplorers.com

This event is in partnership with Envirohub, Coastcare, Wright Family Foundation and GIFT.

Thursday 27 September 2018, 4-6pm at Bethlehem Community Hall, 239A State Highway 2, Bethlehem, Tauranga.

 

 

 

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23 hours ago

Sea Week

The latest entry in our Seaweek 2019 Junior Ocean Champion Challenge is from James Daniel. James' Challenge is Eastern Beach Rubbish Hunt. He's going to take his friend Spencer, his little sister and her friend Jasmine to see how much rubbish they can pick up on Eastern Beach. Good on you James! Let us know what your Ocean Champion Challenge is and you can win some fantastic prizes including a family pass on Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari, Rainbows End passes and Burnsco gift packs from the Auckland Outboard Boating Club and for seniors $500 towards your work from the New Zealand Coastal Society. Entries close 21 Dec so get yours in now! http://seaweek.org.nz/nominate-your-ocean-champion/ ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Sea Week

Fantastic entry in our Senior Ocean Champion Challenge from E Wen Wong who is a passionate environmental advocate, innovator, and founder of plastic pollution organisation, P.S. Our Beaches. Her Challenge is to deter the population from plastic litter cultures, while working to dispose of existing accumulation of plastic. She will do this by hosting EnviroPAST – Plastic And Sustainability Talks – which is all about moving forward with plastic pollution and inspiring young people to make real, positive environmental change in their own lives and the lives of others. EnviroPAST will take place on Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th of April 2019. Inspiring stuff thank you E Wen Wong for your passion! Enter your Ocean Champion Challenge today via the Seaweek website - entries close 21 December.
http://seaweek.org.nz/e-wen-wong/
... See MoreSee Less

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