DoC Logo SQThanks for Celebrating Seaweek in the Tairawhiti! Contact the Gisborne Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event for Seaweek 2017: Trudi Ngawhare – email: tngawhare@doc.govt.nz, phone: 06 869 0487


Seaweek 2017 Events:


Community Guided Snorkel Day

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Saturday 11 March 2017 – POSTPONED TO SATURDAY 25 MARCH, 9am to 3pm at Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve, SH35, Pouawa Beach, Gisborne.

He Awa Ora, He Tai ora – Healthy Rivers, Living Sea Education Trust and Experiencing Marine Reserves invite you to join us in an experience of Te Tairawhiti Gisborne’s own fully protected marine reserve at Pouawa Beach, along SH35.

The Community day will provide a coastal marine adventure that includes snorkelling amongst the reef life and guided walk tours along the hillside for a bird’s eye view of the reserve and history of the area.

Arrive 9am to register for the first snorkel group or walk tour and/or the second snorkel group or walk tour to enjoy a full day exploring our nature coastal environment.

Enquiries contact Amy Hardy P: 027 713 9152 E: amyhardy@nmtt.co.nz


TEC Seaweek Beach Clean up

Friday 3 March 2017, from 4-6pm. Meet at the Waikanae Beach end of the Oneroa Walkway, Grey Street, Gisborne.

Celebrate Seaweek by joining a community effort to clean up our awesome city beaches. Brought to you by Tairawhiti Environment Centre.
Free ‘THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS’ BBQ with thanks from Findlays and the Village Butchery.

You can bring your own gloves if preferred, although disposable gloves and rubbish bags provided.

Free event.

Contact: Heera Rigney email: tairawhitienvcentre@gmail.com Ph: (06) 868-7133

More info: https://www.facebook.com/tairawhitienvironmentcentre/


Marine Metre Squared

Why not grab a Marine Metre Squared kit and go out to discover what lives on your local shore?

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