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We are devastated to learn of the passing of Dr Roger Grace, marine biologist, conservationist, photographer, mentor to many and an inspiration to everyone he met. A quiet, determined & lovely man who dedicated his life to protecting our oceans & campaigning for no take marine reserves. Roger was a good friend of Seaweek and did many talks & events for us over the last 10 years as well as donating many of his stunning images for us to use - like this one that featured on our 2014 poster. We will miss you very much Roger, it was always a pleasure to spend time with you, rest in peace. It would be fantastic if we could finally have a national network of marine reserves to be proud of as a tribute to your lifetime's work. ... See MoreSee Less

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TAIRAWHITI – GISBORNE / EAST COAST

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

 
Saturday 9 March 2019, 12 noon to 4pm 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.
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/
 

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Sea Week

We are devastated to learn of the passing of Dr Roger Grace, marine biologist, conservationist, photographer, mentor to many and an inspiration to everyone he met. A quiet, determined & lovely man who dedicated his life to protecting our oceans & campaigning for no take marine reserves. Roger was a good friend of Seaweek and did many talks & events for us over the last 10 years as well as donating many of his stunning images for us to use - like this one that featured on our 2014 poster. We will miss you very much Roger, it was always a pleasure to spend time with you, rest in peace. It would be fantastic if we could finally have a national network of marine reserves to be proud of as a tribute to your lifetime's work. ... See MoreSee Less

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