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The latest entry in our Seaweek 2019 Junior Ocean Champion Challenge is from the Sunnyhills Going Gold Enviro Team. Their Challenge is Marine Metre Squared in Farm Cove and they are concerned about the health of their local marine environment in Farm Cove. They’re tracking the plant and animal life in the Tamaki Estuary by taking part in the Marine Metre Squared citizen science project. It’s pretty muddy down there!! Good on you Sunnyhills, certainly sounds like Ocean Champion material to us. 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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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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HAWKE’S BAY

PrintNapierCC-LogoThere will be lots of Seaweek 2019 events happening in Hawke’s Bay and full details will be posted here as we receive them. Contact the Hawke’s Bay Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event: Jake Brookie – email: jakeb@nationalaquarium.co.nz  phone: 06 833 5424

 

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.

 

Hawkes Bay Seaweek 2019 Events

 

Taradale Rocks!

Get on down to Taradale and hunt for ‘Taradale Rocks’.
This time we have partnered with NZAEE Sea Week to give you opportunities to learn all about the fabulous Sea Creatures in our oceans.
Upload your photos to this Facebook event page or @taradalevillagenz Instagram and you could WIN some awesome prizes.
From the 1st and 6th October we will be hiding a whole bunch of rocks for you to find in and around Taradale.
Hunt for rocks from 10am and bring them in to Boredom Busters at 349 Gloucester Street before 2pm to claim your prize.
Everyone who brings in a ‘Taradale Rocks’ rock can also enter the draw to win a Penguin Encounter or Family Pass to the National Aquarium.
Watch the Taradale Village Facebook page for updates and clues on where to find rocks.

We’d love you to post photos of you with your ‘Taradale Rocks’ … make sure you pop one of our hashtags on your post!
#taradalevillagenz
#taradalerocks
#shoplocal
#schoolholidays2018

Areas the rocks may be hidden include; Town Clock and Rose Garden, Gloucester Street from Matts Autos to Howard Gannon corner, around White Street shops, Lee Road carpark and Town Hall, Taradale Park and Library and Puketapu Road between Symons Lane and Lee Road.

CONDITIONS:
* Open to children 0 – 13yrs
* Rocks will be hidden prior to 9am daily
* Children must be accompanied by adults when hunting for rocks and redeeming prizes
* Rocks must be genuine ‘Taradale Rocks’, i prior to 2pm daily on the back (with identifying number) to be eligible for a prize. This will be checked at redemption.
* One prize per child per day
* Rocks must be returned to Boredom Busters prior to 2pm daily to claim prize
* One prize per child per day
* Each returned rock makes child eligible to enter a prize draw
* Prize draw prizes are;
First: Penguin Encounter at the National Aquarium of NZ. The winner will be able to meet the penguin keepers, see what the penguins eat for lunch, visit the penguin recovery room and help feed the penguins at the 1:30pm feeding time.
Winner must be accompanied by an adult.
Second: One single use family pass for two adults and two children to visit the National Aquarium. Usual conditions of vouchers apply.
* Prizes are not exchangeable or redeemable for cash

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11 hours ago

Sea Week

The latest entry in our Seaweek 2019 Junior Ocean Champion Challenge is from the Sunnyhills Going Gold Enviro Team. Their Challenge is Marine Metre Squared in Farm Cove and they are concerned about the health of their local marine environment in Farm Cove. They’re tracking the plant and animal life in the Tamaki Estuary by taking part in the Marine Metre Squared citizen science project. It’s pretty muddy down there!! Good on you Sunnyhills, certainly sounds like Ocean Champion material to us. 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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4 days 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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