MARLBOROUGH

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: wsullivan@doc.govt.nz

Marlborough Seaweek 2020 Events

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

Seaweek 2020 – Kids’ Snorkel Scavenger Hunt – Saturday Feb-29 at 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Seaweek 2020 – Double Cove Snorkel – 2 Dates · Feb 29 – Mar 7

Seaweek 2020 – Glowing Oceans Tour – 2 Dates · Mar 6 – Mar 7

Blue: The Film – 4 March 6:30-9pm

Beach Clean-up – 8 March 10am -12pm

 

What: Seaweek 2020 – Kids’ Snorkel Scavenger Hunt

Where: Picton Foreshore

When: Saturday Feb-29  at 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Details: Join the Waikawa Dive Centre and Marlborough Sounds Marinas to kick off Seaweek 2020! All kids are welcome for a fun snorkeling lesson followed by a snorkel scavenger hunt on the Picton foreshore. Find the stones painted with native fish species and match them to their habitats!

Aimed for beginners 7-12 years old. All gear provided. $10 per person.
Numbers limited, please email waikawadive@xtra.co.nz to register!

 

What: Seaweek 2020 – Double Cove Snorkel

Where: Waikawa Dive Centre

When: 2 Dates · Feb 29 – Mar 7

Details: In celebration of Seaweek – New Zealand’s annual national week celebrating the sea, join the Waikawa Dive Centre in a special snorkelling trip to Double Cove!

Double Cove is a no fishing area, so there are lots of fish. This trip is a great way to introduce kids (and adults) to snorkelling. 5 yrs and up. Adults welcome. Limited to 12 persons. Email waikawadive@xtra.co.nz to book. $40.00 per person, all gear supplied.

All trips are subsidised through sponsorship by Port Marlborough and Marlborough Sounds Marinas

 

What: Seaweek 2020 – Glowing Oceans Tour

Where: Waikawa Dive Centre

When:  MAR 6 Fri 8:00 PM & MAR 7 Sat 8:00 PM

Details: In celebration of Seaweek – New Zealand’s annual national week celebrating the sea, join the Waikawa Dive Centre on a trip out at night, to see the legendary bioluminescence in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, for Seaweek 2020.

We snorkel under the stars and watch our movement in the water generate a warm blue green glow. 8 years and up. Limit 12 persons on each trip, email waikawadive@xtra.co.nz to book. $40.00 per person, all gear supplied.

All trips are subsidised through sponsorship by Port Marlborough and Marlborough Sounds Marinas

 

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 wsullivan@doc.govt.nz

 

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 conservationkids@hotmail.co.nz

 

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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