DoC Logo SQThere will be Seaweek 2020 events happening in Marlborough and full details will be posted here as we receive them. Contact the Marlborough Regional Coordinator if you’d like to organise an event: Wendy Sullivan – email:

Marlborough Seaweek 2020 Events

Z Energy and Tasman Bay Guardians Community Guided Snorkel Day – Saturday 8 February 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Blue: The Film – 4 March 6:30-9pm

Beach Clean-up – 8 March 10am -12pm


What: Blue: the Film

Where: Endeavour Pavilion, Joseph Sullivan Drive, Picton

When: 4 March 6:30-9pm

Details: Blue is a feature documentary film charting the drastic decline in the health of our oceans. With more than half of all marine life lost and the expansion of the industrialization of the seas, the film sets out the challenges we are facing and the opportunities for positive change. The cinematography is outstanding, the message is challenging – come and join us. Drinks available for purchase, and nibbles provided. Free. Gold coin koha to Envirohub Marlborough optional Website link to more information.  Contact: Wendy Sullivan


What: Beach Clean-up 

Where: Picton Foreshore, meet next to playground

When: 8 March 10am -12pm

Details: Join Conservation Kids NZ cleaning up the Picton Foreshore and Shelly’s Beach. We’ll also require a small team to help with our Sustainable Coastlines litter survey plot. Bring a picnic lunch for afterwards, and maybe your togs for a swim! Contact: Tash Luxton


What: Z Energy and Tasman Bay Guardians Community Guided Snorkel Day

Where: South Bay Kaikoura

When: Saturday 8 February 9:00 to 1:00 PM

Details: A chance for Kaikoura Community to relax and snorkel with a guide to view their local marine habitat. Register on the day at South Bay Domain for ages 5 years and up. All snorkel gear and instruction provided. For postponements listen to More FM or check out our EMR Nelson Facebook Page.

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