Sir Peter Blake Trust: Information and resources on Care for our Coast (beach clean up) and other marine programmes.
New Zealand Big Game Fishing Council: Updates, information and Junior Marine Education Programme.
New Zealand Recreational Fishing Council: Updates, news, submissions.
Ministry for the Environment: Information on the Oceans Policy and other initiatives.
Project Aware: Marine debris management and sustainable diving practices.
Sustainable Coastlines: Coastal clean ups, experiential learning and sustainable solutions.
Fiordland Marine Guardians: Sustainable fishing initiatives in Fiordland – information, news and research.
New Zealand Marine Studies Centre: Research and teaching resources including the new South and North Island rocky shore species guides.
Greenpeace: Global environmental campaigners with a focus on Defending Our Oceans.
Forest and Bird: Information and resources including best fish guide.
WWF-NZ: Information and resources including Hectors and Maui’s dolphin.
New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers: provide a web based platform for environment groups, volunteers, and for all those interested in the environment.
Fisheries 2030: Fisheries 2030 seeks to achieve improved economic benefit through smarter use of our fisheries resources, and provides for increased non-commercial benefits, while protecting the health of the fishery and the marine environment.
New Zealand Seafood Industry Council: Information, resources and research.
Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd: Information and research.
Southern Seabird Solutions: Information and resources about supporting fishers to help care for our amazing seabirds.
Aquaculture New Zealand: Information on the aquaculture industry.
Marine New Zealand: Information, reports, research and resources on marine management, especially in the north Auckland and Northland areas.
Option 4: News, information and updates on fishing matters.
Watersafe Auckland: WaterSafe Auckland Inc. (WAI) is recognised regionally as the coordinating body for drowning prevention, including water safety promotion and education.
The Last Ocean: Charitable Trust campaigning for the Ross Sea to be made a Marine Protected Area. The Ross Sea is the last place on Earth in which the marine ecosystem is structured by natural rather than human forces.
Environmental Defence Society: Including links to a downloadable book on public involvement in managing New Zealands oceans.
Information and Research
Global Partnership for Oceans - Information on why our oceans are so important to us.
World Ocean Radio - A weekly series of 5 minute audio essays on a wide range of ocean issues.
Department of Conservation: Information and research (including sharks).
Ministry of Fisheries: Information, research and resources including the Every Fish Counts campaign and Starfish section.
Sanfords: Information, research, video coverage.
NIWA: Search the coasts, oceans and fishing sections for news, research and resources.
Nabis: Underwater mapping.
Bioblitz: Mana Bioblitz 2011 is happening 6 Feb - 6 March at Mana Island in Wellington - get involved!
Marine Reserves: Bill Ballantine’s website - the origins and theory of marine reserves in New Zealand. Resources and research.
BOP Polytech Marine Studies: Information and testimonials on the popular BOP Polytech marine studies course.
The Thewissen Lab: Marine mammal image info and downloads.
How I fell in love with a fish: Chef Dan Barber talks about fish sustainability on TED (this is cool).
The Global Bridge: Hectors Dolphins "New Zealand's marine kiwis".
Matakite Productions: Maori system of time, seasons and industry
DOC article using Maori methods to protect marine areas: How different marine management systems can meet the goals and aspirations of Ngati Konohi in their rohe/coastal area (PDF).
Tribal elder Hone Taumaunu: On ocean protection.
Ministry of Fisheries: Maori Customary Fisheries.
Te Kete Ipurangi: Teaching resources and education for sustainability links and help. Check out the What’s Happening to Our Harbour EFS/2/2_B1) and Generic personal action template (EFS/2/1_A1) resources by going to the EFS kete, curriculum resources and tools and finding the Ministry of Education NCEA resources page, looking under internal assessment resources.
End of the Line: Information and activities related to Fish for the Future and the End of the Line movie.
LEARNZ: Interactive student experiences and a collection of New Zealand, contemporary digital resources for education.
Fairfax Media Resources for Schools: including Marine and Environmental resources for students from Year 1 - 10.
Fat Cat and Fish Face: Childrens’ focus movie and resources featuring the Selfish Shellfish song and Wreck of the Diddley animated clip.
Artsonia – the world’s largest kids’ art museum: Develop a section for marine or ocean art.
WaterLife: a series of educational games about ocean and coastal resources produced by NOAA and Montgomery College. The games provide challenges for students at the fourth through seventh grade levels to learn science content about human impacts on ecosystems and marine species.
Places to Visit
Kelly Tarltons: Resources for younger people and information on sharks.
Voyager Maritime Museum, Auckland: explore & discover New Zealand's rich and diverse maritime history. Free for Auckland Region residents.
Te Papa Tongarewa – national museum: Marine experiences, stories, displays, movies and guided education.
No butts: Get rid of cigarette litter on beaches with this awesome and practical promotional tool.
TheBlu - the ocean on the web. A global mission to create an online underwater world for everyone to enjoy.