11 hours ago

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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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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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WAIKATO

There will be lots of Seaweek 2019 events happening in Waikato and full details will be posted here as we receive them. Contact the Waikato Regional Coordinators if you’d like to organise an event: Whāingaroa Environment Centre – email: admin@envirocentre.org.nz, phone: 07 839 4452

 

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.

 

Waikato Seaweek 2019 Events:

 

 

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 Miller Avenue School, Wright Family Foundation and GIFT.

Wednesday 26 September 2018, 4-6pm at Miller Avenue School, 30 Miller Avenue, Paeroa.

 

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

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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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