MANAWATU / WHANGANUI

logoThere will be lots of Seaweek 2019 events happening in Manawatu / Whanganui. Contact the Manawatu / Whanganui Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event: Angelina McBrydie, Kiwi Conservation Club – email: smith.ar@xtra.co.nz, phone: 06 367 3776 or 021 06 33 072
 
 

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.

 

Manawatu / Whanganui Seaweek 2019 Events

 

Spruce up your swim spot


Saturday 2 March 2019, 10am – 12pm at Castlecliff Beach, in front of the pavilion.
Join Horizons Regional Council for a beach clean up and ‘spruce up your swim spot’ this summer to launch Sea Week.
Horizons will be at Castlecliff Beach in Whanganui on Saturday 2 March collecting rubbish from 10am until 12 noon. They’d like to invite the community to get involved and do their bit for improving the beach environment. More FM will also be joining with a BBQ, ice blocks and spot prizes for those that take part.
Free event.
 
 

Castlecliff BEACH SCULPTURE activity


Wednesday 6 March 2019, 3.30 – 5.30pm at Castlecliff beach. Meet by Duncan Pavilion
Celebrating Castlecliff Beach with a Sea Week 2019 family activity.
Families and children come and create a beach sculpture from beach resources.
Fish and chip tea available for gold coin donation.
Enjoy fruity deserts from Aroha’s Para Kore team.
*** CERTIFICATE AWARDED FOR PARTICIPATION ***
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Contact: Graham Pearson, email: pearsons@bythebeach.co.nz Ph: (027) 222-8378
Free event.
 
 

Beach Clean up “South Beach”

 

Sunday 10 March 2019, 9am at South Beach.  Main entrance is past the Whanganui airport, along Airport road
South Beach clean up!
Meet at the main entrance at 8.45 for a 9am start.
Protective gloves, rubbish bags and hand sanitiser provided. Free event.
Contact: Jaycee Tipene-Thomas, email: jtthomas@doc.govt.nz Ph: (027) 276-5744
 
 

Seaweek Music Jam (Sea Jam)

Photo: Barbara Mavor

 
Saturday 9 March 2019, 1-8pm at the Brass band Hall, 82 Weraroa Road, Levin
Contact: Angelina McBrydie, Kiwi Conservation Club – email: smith.ar@xtra.co.nz, phone: 06 367 3776 or 021 06 33 072
 
 

Pre-School Variety Concert


Wednesday 6 March 2019, 10am at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō Community Centre and Library, Levin
Contact: Angelina McBrydie, Kiwi Conservation Club – email: smith.ar@xtra.co.nz, phone: 06 367 3776 or 021 06 33 072
 

Children’s Day

Photo: Greg Presland

 
Sunday 3 March 2019, all day at The Adventure Park in Levin.
Come along and find Angelina our Seaweek rep at the Library Tent.
Contact: Angelina McBrydie, Kiwi Conservation Club – email: smith.ar@xtra.co.nz, phone: 06 367 3776 or 021 06 33 072
 
 

Seaweek Sand Sculpture / Sandcastle Event


Saturday 2 March 2019, 10am at Waitarere Beach, End Waitarere Beach Road
Contact: Angelina McBrydie, Kiwi Conservation Club – email: smith.ar@xtra.co.nz, phone: 06 367 3776 or 021 06 33 072
 

Seaweek Community Display


2-10 March 2019 daily at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō Community Centre and Library, Levin.
Contact: Angelina McBrydie, Kiwi Conservation Club – email: smith.ar@xtra.co.nz, phone: 06 367 3776 or 021 06 33 072
 
 

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