TARANAKI

DoC Logo SQThere will be lots of Seaweek 2017 events happening in Taranaki and full details will be posted here as we receive them. Contact the Taranaki Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event: Denise Goodman – email: dgoodman@doc.govt.nz , phone: 06 759 0350

 

Seaweek 2017 Events:

 

Snorkel Day

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UNFORTUNATELY HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FORECAST BAD WEATHER WEEKEND 26 MARCH. MAY BE RESCHEDULED FOR NOV/DEC 2017 TBC.

Sunday 26 February and Sunday 26 March 2017 from 10am until 12 noon at Ngamoto Beach.

Free guided snorkelling for all the family organised by Experiencing Marine Reserves, the Nga Moto Marine Reserve Society & DOC. All gear and guides provided.

Bring togs, towel, sun cream, water, a hat & warm clothes.

Wild for Taranaki are putting on a free BBQ at both snorkel days

 

Yoga for the Earth Beach Clean

Sunday 5 March 2017 from 9.30-11.30am at East End Beach, New Plymouth on the grass opposite the surf lifesaving club/skatepark.

“Spread love not plastic”
Rethinking Plastic Revolution and Taranaki Conservationists invite you to:
YOGA with Dave Ashworth 9.30am
followed by a BEACH CLEAN at 10.30-11.30am
Free event

Please bring a yoga mat. Gloves and bags provided.

The perfect way to celebrate Seaweek
Toiora te Moana – Toiora te Tangata – Healthy Seas, Healthy People

 

South Taranaki Reef Life Project

Exhibiting December 2016 to April 2017 at Aotea Utanganui, the Museum of South Taranaki – based in Patea.

Thanks to the Hawera Intermediate School ‘Coastblitz Ohawe’ kids, for gathering such a wonderful collection of sponges from the Ohawe beach – to add to the exhibition’s video and photograph collection. The stunning display is thanks to the hard work and creativity of the museum curators Cameron and Luana.

 

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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