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Young Ocean Explorers Song for ECEs – “Let’s Love Our Sea”

Love our seas song for ECE'sThanks to NZ On Air and children’s entertainer Chris Lam Sam Young Ocean Explorers are proud to be launching their first ever song and music video collaboration for 2-6 year olds, specially for Seaweek 2019! This is the beginning of something awesome for our youngest tamariki.
Here’s the link to the music video for Sea Week, with the lyrics for kids to sing along to! All you need to do is press the CC button at the bottom of the video (choose captions), as in the photo above and click English, for the subtitles to appear as the video is playing.

Revive Our Gulf

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In this video Marine biologist Rebecca Barclay provides an overview of the Mussel Reef Restoration Trust’s key project – Revive Our Gulf in this video on the Science and Biotech Learning Hubs website. Rebecca gives us the history of the Hauraki Gulf and how Revive Our Gulf is working to restore some of the original ecosystems.

 

Live Albatross Nest Filming

Watch live footage from the Royal Albatross colony on Taiaroa Head on the Otago Peninsula here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4_uztEVsxg

Go to www.doc.govt.nz/royalcam to watch highlights, leave a comment, or ask questions. DOC ranger Lyndon Perriman will be on hand to answer your questions. DOC staff are present daily, monitoring this nest and over 20 others found on Taiaroa Head/Pukekura this season. Northern royal albatross or toroa, have been nesting at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head since 1938, and the colony is now over 100 individual birds. They are one of the largest seabirds, with a wingspan of three metres!

 

Albatross Moe Show Episode – Resource for Early Childhood

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The Moe Show was filmed at the Royal Albatross Centre in Otago this year and this episode (Series 2, Episode 46) is now available on FOUR Kids website. It is a great introduction to the birds and will appeal to early childhood and young primary students.

 

Cawthron Institute Videos

The Cawthron Institute has a lot of fascinating resources online as videos, many of which are relevant to Seaweek:

Explore more here.

 

End of the Line Film

End of the Line: documentary style film in which Rupert Murray takes a look at the effect that overfishing has on the fish populations and finds that extreme action has to be taken to improve the situation.

 

 

Seafood NZ: Precision Seafood Harvesting by Sandford

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