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Sea Week

We challenged everyone who attended a Seaweek 2019 event to submit an Event Report and tell us what they thought about it. Thanks to everyone who took the time to do that, we get some really useful data that we use to let our sponsors know how successful Seaweek is.

We did a prize draw from all those entries and the winner of the Participant Evaluation prize is Vicki Smith from Nelson who attended the EMR Cable Bay Snorkel Day.

The winning Event Coordinator is Jenny Baker from Napier who organised the Hawkes Bay Beach Clean-up.

The winning Regional Coordinator is Nataalia Lunson from DOC in Bay of Plenty West who put on a fantastic programme of events in her first year as a Seaweek Regional Coordinator.

All our winners will receive a copy of Sally Carson & Rod Morris's fantastic book The Collins Guide to the New Zealand Seashore, which is a must have for every home & classroom. Congratulations everyone! Huge thanks to HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand for donating the books for us to give away.
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WEST COAST

DoC Logo SQSeaweek 2019 events for the West Coast will have full details uploaded to this page as we receive them. Contact the West Coast Regional Coordinators if you’d like to get involved:

Rachel Norton (Haast) – email: rnorton@doc.govt.nz phone: 03 750 0806

Lauren Kelley (Greymouth) – email: lkelley@doc.govt.nz phone: 027 312 4687

 

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.

 

 West Coast Seaweek 2019 Events

 

 

Explore the Rocky Shore

Friday 22 March 2019, 5.30pm at Motukiekie Rocks Beach, 12 Mile. Please meet at the layby just north of 12 Mile settlement near Motukiekie Rocks, on State Highway 6 between Rapahoe and Barrytown. We’ll have a flag or sign out so it’s visible.

In celebration of Seaweek, DOC and the Kiwi Conservation Club are hosting an evening of exploration on the beach at 12 Mile, between Rapahoe and Barrytown.

With low tide and sunset happening together, it’s the perfect opportunity to experience the real West Coast and get up close to the critters that live in the rock pools. DOC rangers will be on hand to show you around and share information on what we find.

All science gear will be supplied, just bring warm clothing, sturdy footwear and a torch.

This is a FREE event, and all are welcome. It is an especially great opportunity for families to learn about the area together.

Please RSVP to Community Ranger Lauren Kelley for more information and to ensure space – Lkelley@doc.govt.nz or 03 768 0427.

The meeting point will be at the layby just north of the 12 Mile settlement, near Motukiekie Rocks on State Highway 6, no later than 5:30pm.

Tea, coffee and snacks will be provided on the beach afterward.

We hope to see you there!

All science gear will be supplied, just bring warm clothing, sturdy footwear and a torch.

Free event.

 

 

 

 

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7 days ago

Sea Week

Te Atatu Intermediate School found an innovative way to stay dry while studying their @marinemetre2 identification guides in a downpour on the Orangihina Harbourview mudflats today. Great work team! #marinemetresquared #Mm2 #citizenscientists #citizenscience ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

Sea Week

We challenged everyone who attended a Seaweek 2019 event to submit an Event Report and tell us what they thought about it. Thanks to everyone who took the time to do that, we get some really useful data that we use to let our sponsors know how successful Seaweek is.

We did a prize draw from all those entries and the winner of the Participant Evaluation prize is Vicki Smith from Nelson who attended the EMR Cable Bay Snorkel Day.

The winning Event Coordinator is Jenny Baker from Napier who organised the Hawkes Bay Beach Clean-up.

The winning Regional Coordinator is Nataalia Lunson from DOC in Bay of Plenty West who put on a fantastic programme of events in her first year as a Seaweek Regional Coordinator.

All our winners will receive a copy of Sally Carson & Rod Morris's fantastic book The Collins Guide to the New Zealand Seashore, which is a must have for every home & classroom. Congratulations everyone! Huge thanks to HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand for donating the books for us to give away.
... See MoreSee Less

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