DoC Logo SQThanks for Celebrating Seaweek in the Tairawhiti! Contact the Gisborne Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event for Seaweek 2019: Trudi Ngawhare – email: tngawhare@doc.govt.nz, phone: 027 539 6259


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.


Tairawhiti – Gisborne / East Coast Seaweek 2019 Events:




Community Snorkel Day

Credit: Experiencing Marine Reserves


Sunday 3 March 2019, 10am – 2pm at Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve, Pouawa

Celebrate Seaweek with a family adventure to Te Tairawhiti Gisborne’s own fully protected marine reserve just past the Pouawa River Bridge, along SH35.
Explore our unique coastal environment in its natural, untouched state. Discover the biodiversity in this fully protected area.
– Welcome/Intro
– Adventure activities commence – Guided snorkelling, Marine Metre Square surveying, Toyota Kiwi Guardians adventure maps

FREE HIRE of snorkelling equipment, FREE Sausage sizzle, BYO picnic lunch.

All children are to be accompanied by an adult for all activities during this event.
If weather becomes an issue, tune into MoreFM on event day 8am for updates.
Postponement date Sunday 10th March.

FREE event, donations/koha welcome

Contact: Murray Palmer, email: murray@nmtt.co.nz Ph: (021) 177-1926

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/243701593220779/


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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