There will be events for Seaweek 2020 in Gisborne! Full details will be posted here as we receive them. We are looking for a Gisborne Regional Coordinator so if you’d like to be a part of organising events for Seaweek in the future please contact us

Gisborne Seaweek 2020 Events:

Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve Community Snorkel Day – Sunday 8 March from 9:30

SPEARO – Book Launch before the Mahia Fishing Competition – Friday 7th February 5.30p

What: Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve Community Snorkel Day

Where: Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve Whangara Road, SH35, Pouawa Beach

When: Sunday 8 March, 9.30am 10.30/11am 2pm

Details: Snorkel on the reef at Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve with experienced snorkel instructors to guide you. Welcome / Intro Snorkel on the reef at 9:30

He Awa Ora, He Tai Ora, Healthy Rivers, Living Sea Education Trust, Experiencing Marine Reserves and the Department of Conservation invite you to join us in an experience of Te Tairawhiti Gisborne’s own fully protected marine reserve just past the Pouawa River Bridge, along SH35. Explore our unique coastal environment in it’s natural, untouched state and discover the biodiversity in this fully protected area. Simply turn up on the day at 9.30am to be a part of the snorkeling group and other adventure activities. All children are to be accompanied by an adult for all activities during this event. Contact Amy Hardy if you have questions:
View flyer here: Community Snorkel Day March 2020


What: SPEARO – Book launch before the Mahia Fishing Competition

Where: Mahia Boat and Fishing Club, Mahia Beach, Main Reserve

When:  Friday 7th February 5.30p

Details: Mary-Anne Scott’s new high octane thriller for young adult and younger readers – set in the competitive world of spear-fishing. All welcome to this free event!

One Tree House is an independent children’s publisher of quality books for children and young adults. Mary-anne Scott is a Hawkes Bay writer, who has always holidayed at Mahia. All her previous books have been shortlisted for our national children’s book awards.

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